This Swiss K31 Carbine, produced in 1937, is in very good condition with 90% original finish. 5/5 Bore. 4/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Bolt matching serial number. Magazine matching serial number. Furniture overall has pressure marks throughout. Stock has rough handling wear at the butt, typical with military service and drilling. There is also a small nick on the left side of the stock at the pistol grip. Receiver has fairly dark bluing, with edge wear around the loading slot and some finish wear at the rear left of the receiver. Rear barrel band is brown with patina on the right side. Front barrel band has good bluing, with a small mark of wear on the top left side. Receiver is P stamped. Soldier's tag found under butt plate. Includes muzzle cover and sling.
Includes matching serial number Model 1918 bayonet with scabbard and leather frog.
C&R Eligible. Discreet import engraving.
The Karabiner Model 1931 (K31) is a magazine fed, straight pull, bolt action rifle chambered in 7.5x55mm Swiss Gewehrpatrone 1911 (GP11) that was the standard issue rifle of the Swiss Armed Forces from 1933 through 1958. The K31 was made by Eidgenossische Waffenfabrik Bern, a Swiss federal armory, and is one of the last carbines employed by the Swiss military that is based on the designs by Schmidt and Rubin.