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Swiss K31 Carbine Rifle - 7.5x55

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  • 7.5x55 claiber
  • Straight pull bolt action
  • Good to Very Good Condition... Nice Bores
  • About 80% of them have slings (all hand selects will come with slings)
Caliber 7.5x55
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Swiss K31 Carbine Rifle - 7.5x55

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Really Nice straight pull K-31 7.5x55 caliber Swiss Rifles


Good to Very Good condition. Most have leather slings but cannot guarantee you will receive a sling... Probably an 80% chance.  However, slings will definitely be included with all hand selected rifles.

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Swiss K31 Carbine Rifle - 7.5x55

Really Nice straight pull K-31 7.5x55 caliber Swiss Rifles


Good to Very Good condition. Most have leather slings but cannot guarantee you will receive a sling... Probably an 80% chance.  However, slings will definitely be included with all hand selected rifles.

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Hand select for best 1 out of 10 for exterior cosmetics only.

Brutus' Description

Although the K31 is a straight-pull carbine like many other Swiss rifles, it was not designed by Rudolf Schmidt (1832-1898) as he was not alive to do so . The K31 was a totally new design by Eidgenossische Waffenfabrik in Bern, Switzerland under Colonel Furrer, and the gun does not have the Schmidt-designed 1889 or 1896 action. The first 200 K31s were made in May 1931 for troop trials (serials 500,001 - 500,200), thus the model number of 1931.

We were out of these for quite some time and just received a small quantity back in. This is without a doubt the best batch of K-31 rifles we have ever received. Stocks will show some dents and dings and bluing will show some wear in The Swiss never used corrosive ammo and all of the bores I have seen have been exceptional. These rifles combined with the round they fire ( see our 7.5x55 ammo ) are well known for being match accurate. Really good surplus is drying up fast so would encourage you to get yours today.

Good to Very Good Condition. Expect some cosmetic wear and normal dents and dings on the stocks and typical bluing wear, but overall really good serviceable surplus condition with really nice bores.  Most have leather slings but cannot guarantee you will receive a sling... Probably an 80% chance.   However, slings will definitely be included with all hand selected rifles.

These have gotten so much harder to find and really nice ones like this these are very rare... and there are no more on the horizon... Hurry.  

Manufacturer's Description

These are very nice 7.5x55 caliber, straight pull. Good to Very Good condition. Most have leather slings but cannot guarantee you will receive a sling... Probably an 80% chance. Slings will definitely be included with all hand selected rifles.

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Product Specs
  • 7.5x55 claiber
  • Straight pull bolt action
  • Good to Very Good Condition... Nice Bores
  • About 80% of them have slings (all hand selects will come with slings)
Caliber 7.5x55
Gauge Other
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A great shooting rifle!
Review by Ken on 4/3/14
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A follow up video review of the K31 that I got from Classic Firearms. Didn't want to put out a video until I found and tested a scope mount that is removable and doesn't permanently alter the original rifle.
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Review by Java on 7/19/14
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Picked my K31 up today from Take Aim Training. Wow, what a beautiful rifle. All matching numbers, bore is excellent, bluing is near perfect, bolt looks brand new. Stock is a little dinged up but, hey.. its over 60 years old. Pay the ten bucks for hand select. I got the sling and a muzzle protector that clips onto the front sight. Very very happy with my purchase.....
Ourstanding
Review by Java on 7/19/14
Quality
Picked my K31 up today from Take Aim Training. Wow, what a beautiful rifle. All matching numbers, bore is excellent, bluing is near perfect, bolt looks brand new. Stock is a little dinged up but, hey.. its over 60 years old. Pay the ten bucks for hand select. I got the sling and a muzzle protector that clips onto the front sight. Very very happy with my purchase.....
k31carbine
Review by loren on 7/17/14
Quality
Mine looks like it just came out of the factory. It has a little bang spot on the pistol grip and a few very minor scuff marks, the blueing is 98% . Now the two personel gripes i have is #1 they were out of bayonets when i ordered my gun. #2 this one is the biggest gripe it is beechwood stock! i hate those things. I like dark wood stocks . But as i said its just a personel gripe the gun is perfect. On the sling ther is a mans name is this normal or something special? The name is KARL ERB SATTLER RHEINAU (ZCH) . Tanks for the great gun hope you get bayonets soon.
If this is hand select, get yours before the decent ones are gone
Review by D.Rossi on 7/14/14
Quality
I received the rifle at my FFL. It only took three seconds to realize that if mine was hand selected, then the good ones are going fast. There is a 4 inch long patch of rust on the left side of the receiver, and a line of rust following the edge of the stock where it meets the metal all around the receiver. I am slightly disappointed, but overall quality it decent. I was hoping I wouldn't have to by having one hand selected, but I may have to have it reblued to prevent further corrosion.
Great Rifle Great Service
Review by mike on 7/12/14
Quality
I received my K31 this week exactly as promised. I chose hand select, the wood is 'dinged' but better than expected. The metal work isn't good, it's 'as new' not even a stain on the bolt face. I will write again after I find the ammo and get some rounds down range. Classic are my all time favorite company to deal with, they have helped me out when I 'needed' to cancel my previous order. They have been helpful, understanding and provided great service, all that and great products too!
Magnificent Rifles
Review by SW shooter on 7/12/14
Quality
Purchased two of these K31 Rifles at the standard price, and received ones that far exceeded my expectations. All matching serial numbers on the bolts. barrels, receivers, and magazines. One was manufactured in 1943, and the other in 1953. Both came with slings and muzzle guards. There were minor dings in the stocks, and bluing was greater than 90% right out of the box. Once they get a thorough cleaning I am sure they will shine even more. I would recommend a purchase of one of these by anyone looking into getting a great looking & functioning rifle. Classic Firearms even double boxed the rifles, and wrapped them in several layers of bubble wrap for shipping. Great Job! Buy one before they are all gone!
Awesome :)
Review by Brandon on 7/10/14
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I got mine in today and have to say im very pleased thus far. The first thing I noticed was the beautiful walnut stock! Dented but thats to be expected. Finish on metal is very nice at about 75-80%. Muzzle cover was on the rifle along with a sling! Icing on the cake was the troop tag! Great buy!!
Awesome!
Review by Scott on 7/8/14
Quality
CANNOT beat this rifle for the price. Paid the extra for hand select and got far more than I was expecting. Beautiful walnut stock and 1942 manufacture. This rifle looks as if it's never been shot.
Couldn't be Happier
Review by Bookmanwv on 7/5/14
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Another great experience with Classic. Gun was shipped in 5 days to my FFL. All matching numbers, clean bore and good crown. Even better than the K-11 I ordered previously from Classic. Came with sling as well. I did not pay the hand select upgrade but was sent a beautiful rifle. Get one. You won't be disappointed.
What a nice match grade rifle!
Review by Marc on 7/3/14
Quality
I receive a beautiful 1947 vintage K31 Swiss rifle today from Classic Arms. While the stock has some knocks and nicks, the metal is is very good condition. Everything I would want in a K31.

The bolt, barrel and receiver match. The box magazine does not. Mine came with a sling in good condition.

If others are like this one, I'd happily recommend Classic Arms for good customer service and the rifles themselves. They have the precision of a match grade rifle, and this one got the care a fine rifle deserves all it's life.
Love it
Review by Maswell on 5/29/14
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What a gorgeous rifle. The bore is perfect, the finish is wonderful, and this is a walnut stocked K31, which most places charge extra for.

I have not been able to shoot it yet -- i just got ammo for it last week -- but overall this is an amazing piece of engineering and really a thing of beauty in its own right. I'm glad I got one of these while I could.
very pleased
Review by Laws on 4/1/14
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I bought the K31 Swiss rifle and I am very pleased with the purchase from classic firearms. The rifle is in excellent condition. The bluing is great and the bolt action is very smooth. This is my second purchase from classic firearms and I am pleased with their products and customer service.
Thank you classic firearms
Very nice, with unexpected bonus
Review by William on 3/31/14
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I purchased this as the bare bones version, with no 'special' picking or other payments. The rifle received was in great shape with a clean, sharp bore. The action worked flawlessly and smoothly. The stock was in fair shape with no really bad dings, just some handling marks. Had to pick up a replacement cleaning rod, but was pleasantly surprised to find the original plasticized issue 'tag' under the buttplate!
Nice Rifle
Review by Edward on 3/30/14
Quality
Paid the extra for the Hand Select and got a nice rifle, 1953 beech stock all matching. Bore looks like a Swiss bore being very nice and clean. Rifling looks good but I haven't gauged it to determine how used it is. Bluing is about 80% and looks nice. Very happy with this rifle purchase, this one will be staying with me. No problems from Classics end, very easy to deal with.
'43 Walnut almost perfect.
Review by SRChan on 3/30/14
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Rifle came in nicely wrapped up in a BUNCH of bubble wrap. The metal is all perfect with 90%+ blueing and only minor damage to butt plate.

The walnut stock had very little chewing on the bottom but sadly had a vertical crack in the thin spot of the wood along the magazine release well cut, This area is reinforced so I just plan on glueing and refinishing it.

Came with sling but was missing the metal clasp, no solder tags(did not pay for those though), All Matching # with perfect mirror finish bore.
Excellent purchase
Review by Wayne on 3/29/14
Quality
I received my anxiously awaited K31 from my FFL, and was very pleased. The rifle had almost all of its bluing, and the action was smooth. It required minimal cleaning before taking it to the range, where I was able to shoot tight groups at 100 yards. My rifle did have a chunk of metal missing from the rear sight leaf right at the v-notch, but I was able to find a replacement sight leaf for a few dollars. I love this rifle, and will purchase again from Classic.
Beautiful Shooter
Review by COLIN on 3/27/14
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I received a 1951 K31 in a 1942 walnut stock. It is beautiful and accurate. Everything I could want except all matching (non-handpick). Well Done..
1934 K31 Carbine
Review by Deadly in OKC on 3/16/14
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First, spend the $ for hand-picked for rifling and appearance - - this 1934 K31 is pristine! All numbers match and the troop tag was under the butt plate. With serial number 535###, it was ready to shoot on delivery. The rifling is bright and shiny. The stock was in very good shape with drill marks on the butt and one finger-nail size gouge on the right side where the shooter's left hand would normally rest. With minimal cleaning since it was in such great shape, the receiver was restored with its bluish-green finish by applying some Eastwood's blackening solution to it. Before doing this the receiver looked like it had normal bluing that had faded with age and wear. Now it looks new. Thanks again, Classic Firearms!
Excellent but...
Review by Albert on 3/15/14
Quality
Nice rifle and well worth the money. Only issue is that I paid for hand select and its missing the front sight blade. Maybe it fell off in the box during shipping. Going online, I am having a difficult time locating one. Just starting my search and may not have looked in the right places. Overall, I have had great experiences with Classic Arms and have purchase 90% of my collection from them.
I would have passed
Review by Thomas on 3/13/14
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I don't think Very Good to Excellent was an accurate description. Stock has parallel cracks on both sides. Each crack is almost 4 inches long. Crack on right side leads to cut out for bolt release , On the left side it leads to a stock patch. The patch is about 2 inches wide and extends from forward part of the magazine to the rear trigger guard. Been wanting to get K31 for a while but If I had seen this one in in a gun shop I would have passed on it.

Hi Thomas - thanks for posting your review. We apologize for the cracked stock and certainly would not have allowed the rifle to leave our warehouse if it had been noticed. We do not want you to keep a rifle you are not happy with. Please do give us a call or email if you would like to return the rifle. We'll issue and RMA# for the return and refund your money once received. We are not able to send you a replacement as they all sold out very quickly as you may have noticed. We apologize form any inconvenience that may have caused for you. Thanks and God bless....

- The Classic Firearms Team

swiss k31
Review by MoShooter36 on 3/11/14
Quality
I would rate my gun at average or below, not the very good to excellent in the description. The stock fit is poor, banged up and doesn't match the rest of the gun. I can live with that, it's a Military Surplus gun. What I don't like is that the gun is missing the front sight. Now I need to find one and the tool to install it. I bought form Classic Firearms in the past with good results and probably will buy again in the future, just got the short end of the stick this time. I just wanted people to know that not every gun is perfect.
Excellent K31 from 1938
Review by Joseph G on 3/9/14
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I've been wanting a K31 for a long time. usually by the time I see the few that are available, they tend to be sold out. Luckily, I put myself on the 'notify' list from Classic for the K31. As soon as I received the email, I purchased one. The price, in my opinion was much less than what I've seen, and expected. I took a chance and requested an all matching numbers rifle. I also purchased the 'kit' as well. I was very pleased when I received the rifle. All matching numbers (Thanks you Classic), and a leather sling! According to the serial number 577###, this is from 1938. The walnut stock has its dings and scratches, but overall I'm happy with it. (No paper behind the butt plate). The metal is nice as well as the barrel. I haven't cleaned it yet. As I'm sure the serial numbers inside the stock will match as well. Once I give this a good cleaning, including the bolt, I'm sure I will be even more pleased. The kit was in excellent shape. I got the plastic bottles instead of the glass, but other than that, the kit was awesome. I see these K31s sold out FAST... If these go on sale in the future, I'm sure I will buy one again. I haven't shot this yet, even tho I bought a case of the 'surplus' ammo. Thanks again Classic.
My first K31
Review by Erock75 on 3/8/14
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The value of these rifles continues too climb and they are getting somewhat hard to find so I'm glad I was able to get one finally. The rifle itself is in excellent condition. According to the serial numbers it is a 1938 production model. It came with a sling which is a bonus and the stock is in excellent shape with a few minor dings here and there. Bluing is very good with some minor wear in a few spots. Also came with a troop tag. The bore is mirror and beautiful. There is no rust anywhere. Can't wait to shoot it! I will post some pics as soon as possible. Thanks again classic firearms!
Can you get more.
Review by Daryl on 3/7/14
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I was really impressed when I pulled off the bubble wrap and saw a nearly new rifle. The stock was new looking also and the only rough spot was on the butt plate. I only wish I would have ordered two. I hope more come in so I can order another one. I have always been pleased with everything I have ordered from Classic, even reasonable shipping. I am hoping to do lot's of future business with Classic. Thanks, Daryl.
Somewhat Happy ..
Review by Alex on 3/6/14
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First of all Thank you ! Classic Firearms for a great piece of history ! Somewhat happy , paid extra for hand select and got pretty beat up stock with deep gauges , all the metal was in excellent condition as promised .
Sweet Swiss!
Review by Vad on 3/5/14
Quality
Completely stripped and cleaned it - found all matching serial#'s everywhere, even on the underside of the handguard wood and stock. There was a minor amount of surface rust on the barrel underneath the handguard wood. Bluing on the rifle was 90% there, with wear on all the usual places of these rifles that saw use.

Wood was walnut. The finish and just the general condition of the stock was in very good shape. The butt of the stock had all the usual markings from the soldier's hobnail boots, but this one wasn't chewed up like many other K31's I've seen.

The rifling was mirror-like with great grooves and lands. The stamps/serial#' say this rifle was produced in 1940, and the leather sling that came with it has a stamp from 1939.

I went out to the range today and I was astonished at the trigger - its better than most modern rifles!! I also was surprised at how accurate the rifle was - I did better at 100 yards than all my other surplus rifles, and even some of my modern scoped rifles. I was using surplus GP11 ammo.

Seems the hype about the accuracy of these rifles and ammo really is true, after all. I also noticed that the Swiss "floated" the barrel on this rifle - never seen that before on a mil-surplus.

Thank you, Classic!
Great Rifle
Review by Dane on 3/5/14
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I received a 1935 K31 according to the serial number. In walnut with all matching numbers, very minor use on stock, metals are great, bore is pristine. All Swiss markings intact, I also got a sling with the Swiss cartouche. Fires like a dream after minimal cleaning. Overall very happy with purchase.
Great rifle, get one while you can!
Review by John on 2/24/14
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I just ordered one of these from classic for my Swiss rifle collection. I'm sure when it shows up at my door I wont be disappointed!
Great Rifle
Review by Bill on 8/10/13
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I'd been waiting for Classic to get the K31 rifles back in stock and they didn't disappoint. These are great rifles with fine craftsmanship. All matching, superb bore and rifling, and the stock is in great condition with a few 'love' marks from handling over the years. Thank you Classic for offering these fine rifles with the same service and quality that keeps me coming back.
Great rifle in good shape
Review by Brenton Adams on 7/10/13
Quality
I would say overall its in 'good to very good' condition. 1955 by the serial/ all matching

The bore is pristine incredibly sharp lands and grooves, crown perfect with a few small nicks on the outside diameter, none on the inside.

The trigger is hands down the finest on a milsurp I've ever handled.

The wood is in fair shape, some yahoo carved 'FG' with a (swiss army) penknife....

My only issue is the condition of the blue. I would call it 70% overall, less under the handguards. The bottom of the barrel is worn off in spots like something splashed on it and the receiver blue is very worn on the left rear.

All in all, its a great rifle. I doubt it will be my last.

Already making ammo for it.
great product,
Review by duke on 3/11/13
Quality
Bought all 4 Swiss rifles, great condition for their age. The only problem was a broken firing pin on the K11. still looking for a replacement, another good from Classic Firearms.
Great product. Contacted the original owner after searching for the little label at the end of the rifle
Review by Tequila on 3/3/13
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I established contact with the original owner in Switzerland. New friends in foreign countries. Love it and it is immaculate . Great products including the ammunition.
Collector's dream !!
Review by J. on 11/20/12
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Recently made my K31 purchase from CF. I cannot be more happy with this decision. Military enthusiasts and collectors, like myself, should not be without this rifle. Because of the Swiss policy of neutrality, this weapon is not as well known as others like the Springfield '03, the Mosin Nagant 91/30, and the Mauser 98. But, those "in the know", so to speak, are well aware of the unprecedented rugged reliabilty and unrivaled accuracy of this rifle and the GP11 ammunition that it uses.The Swiss are also uber attentive to maintenance. The likelyhood of receiving a rifle that is not in at least good-very good condition is minimal. Like wise with non-matching numbers. It can happen, but less likely than not. At my home range, I was able to print groups less than 1 inch at 50 yards straight out of the box. Not too bad for very poor 40 something year old eyesight. CF offers the best deal I was able to find, and ammo to boot. Heart felt thanks to CF and their staff for for their polite and prompt service with my telephone order.
Matching Replacement Rifle Received
Review by James on 10/24/12
Quality
Received a nice replacement K31 for the mismatched gun. The rifle is all matching, troop tag present, and has a nice walnut stock. Bluing is exc, and the bore shines........very happy with the K31 and all of the help provided by Rick and his crew at Classic Firearms!!!
Nice Condition BUT Mismatched K31
Review by James on 10/18/12
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Received a second K31 from Classic, gun has a nice walnut stock, bright bore and has a troop tag. Only problem is a stamped mismatched bolt , I didn't specify matching serial numbers, thinking these guns were always matching, but I found out otherwise. After having bought several guns from Classic this is the first time I'm not satisfied with my purchase.
One very happy owner!!
Review by Michael on 10/4/12
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This was the first rifle I purchased through Classic, and did it ever turn out to be a super buy. I ordered the hand select with troop tag and I hit the jackpot on both. The rifle is in superb condition, with both stock and barrel being in fantastic shape. I pulled the butt plate off to find a near mint troop tag in there, so now I will hopefully be able to find the original user of this fine rifle. After getting this rifle it has quickly become the centerpiece of my collection. Thanks Classic, you guys rock!!!
Amazing
Review by Andreas6.5AR on 10/2/12
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Took it home and am ever more awed by the craftsmanship and the quality of the rifle. This was one of 350 made and sold to private owners in 1943. The stock is near perfect with minimal dings and the Swiss emblem clear as new in the wood.(hand select), but it has definitely been used quite a bit (perhaps a club gun). This is evidenced by wear on the bottom of the magazine and lightening of the bluing on the receiver top. Tore it right down and cleaned it up. The barrel bore is mirror bright, with signs of wear (rounded rifling but difference between lands and grooves still substantial) , I am sure it has had considerable rounds through it but I think it is still in good shape. After cleaning I went straight to the range and with my 54 year old eyes resting on a shooters mat rolled up and fidgeting and changing my grip with every shot still managed about a 4.5 inch 10 shot group at 100 yards. If I had a scope and bi-pod I am sure I could improve a lot on that too. I haven't shot open sight since I was a teenager. The group I shot went from "X" lower center and up and right centered about 1.5 inches high and 1 inch to the right. The trigger is so sweet, breaking nice and clean without any gritty feel to it at all.

I wish I had the funds to get another 2 or 3. If the others are like this one, they are really worth it. Wished I had seen that the bayonets are also available when I had ordered the rifle.

Friendly, fast, competent service at the order desk... and sweet... thank you.

Kindest Regards, and God Bless,

Andreas
Perfect Example of Fine Rifle
Review by Georgia Bulldog on 9/23/12
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This rifle arrived to my FFL as scheduled, and was in impeccable condition. Nice bore, near-perfect bolt and good stock. You have to get this gun.
Unique and superbly well made.
Review by Mashman on 8/24/12
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The K31 is a collectors dream. The Rifles action is a unique straight pull back bolt"...that is exceedingly well machined and smooth. The appearance puts some collectors off who are looking for more traditional designs but the K31 is safe, extremely accurate, fires a powerful 7.55 shell and is one of the most accurate military rifled ever made,
Best bolt action of its time
Review by USMCSurvivalist85 on 8/17/12
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This is the most accurate and best bolt action of the mid 20th century. The ammo they shot was non-corrosive so metal wear is minimal to none. gp11 ammo is super accurate and still used in swiss shooting matches as the round of choice. It can be had for 45 -50 cents per round which is cheap for a large caliber bullet these days seeing as .308 etc seem to be .74 to $1 a round.recently
Outstanding weapon, Accurate & Hard hitting.
Review by Ron on 7/16/12
Quality
I lucked into a great deal on a K-31 that was, I believe, for a Colour Guard. It has a very clean and undamaged Beechwood stock and is dressed in Chrome. The Pioneer Bayonet is also chrome dressed with a Left handed Frog. This makes me think it was for a member of the Colour Guard stationed to the Left of centre. It is spot on accurate and HARD hitting with the GP-11 Ammo as well as Civilian hunting ammo. It requires a steady firm hold as it has quite a kick. Immediatly became a favourite in my collection. GP-11 getting scarce, I plan to add more bricks as it becomes available.
  • Description
  • Brutus' Description

    Although the K31 is a straight-pull carbine like many other Swiss rifles, it was not designed by Rudolf Schmidt (1832-1898) as he was not alive to do so . The K31 was a totally new design by Eidgenossische Waffenfabrik in Bern, Switzerland under Colonel Furrer, and the gun does not have the Schmidt-designed 1889 or 1896 action. The first 200 K31s were made in May 1931 for troop trials (serials 500,001 - 500,200), thus the model number of 1931.

    We were out of these for quite some time and just received a small quantity back in. This is without a doubt the best batch of K-31 rifles we have ever received. Stocks will show some dents and dings and bluing will show some wear in The Swiss never used corrosive ammo and all of the bores I have seen have been exceptional. These rifles combined with the round they fire ( see our 7.5x55 ammo ) are well known for being match accurate. Really good surplus is drying up fast so would encourage you to get yours today.

    Good to Very Good Condition. Expect some cosmetic wear and normal dents and dings on the stocks and typical bluing wear, but overall really good serviceable surplus condition with really nice bores.  Most have leather slings but cannot guarantee you will receive a sling... Probably an 80% chance.   However, slings will definitely be included with all hand selected rifles.

    These have gotten so much harder to find and really nice ones like this these are very rare... and there are no more on the horizon... Hurry.  

    Manufacturer's Description

    These are very nice 7.5x55 caliber, straight pull. Good to Very Good condition. Most have leather slings but cannot guarantee you will receive a sling... Probably an 80% chance. Slings will definitely be included with all hand selected rifles.

  • Specifications
  • Additional Information

    Product Specs
    • 7.5x55 claiber
    • Straight pull bolt action
    • Good to Very Good Condition... Nice Bores
    • About 80% of them have slings (all hand selects will come with slings)
    Caliber 7.5x55
    Gauge Other
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    A great shooting rifle!
    Review by Ken on 4/3/14
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    A follow up video review of the K31 that I got from Classic Firearms. Didn't want to put out a video until I found and tested a scope mount that is removable and doesn't permanently alter the original rifle.
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    Review by Java on 7/19/14
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    Picked my K31 up today from Take Aim Training. Wow, what a beautiful rifle. All matching numbers, bore is excellent, bluing is near perfect, bolt looks brand new. Stock is a little dinged up but, hey.. its over 60 years old. Pay the ten bucks for hand select. I got the sling and a muzzle protector that clips onto the front sight. Very very happy with my purchase.....
    Ourstanding
    Review by Java on 7/19/14
    Quality
    Picked my K31 up today from Take Aim Training. Wow, what a beautiful rifle. All matching numbers, bore is excellent, bluing is near perfect, bolt looks brand new. Stock is a little dinged up but, hey.. its over 60 years old. Pay the ten bucks for hand select. I got the sling and a muzzle protector that clips onto the front sight. Very very happy with my purchase.....
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    Review by loren on 7/17/14
    Quality
    Mine looks like it just came out of the factory. It has a little bang spot on the pistol grip and a few very minor scuff marks, the blueing is 98% . Now the two personel gripes i have is #1 they were out of bayonets when i ordered my gun. #2 this one is the biggest gripe it is beechwood stock! i hate those things. I like dark wood stocks . But as i said its just a personel gripe the gun is perfect. On the sling ther is a mans name is this normal or something special? The name is KARL ERB SATTLER RHEINAU (ZCH) . Tanks for the great gun hope you get bayonets soon.
    If this is hand select, get yours before the decent ones are gone
    Review by D.Rossi on 7/14/14
    Quality
    I received the rifle at my FFL. It only took three seconds to realize that if mine was hand selected, then the good ones are going fast. There is a 4 inch long patch of rust on the left side of the receiver, and a line of rust following the edge of the stock where it meets the metal all around the receiver. I am slightly disappointed, but overall quality it decent. I was hoping I wouldn't have to by having one hand selected, but I may have to have it reblued to prevent further corrosion.
    Great Rifle Great Service
    Review by mike on 7/12/14
    Quality
    I received my K31 this week exactly as promised. I chose hand select, the wood is 'dinged' but better than expected. The metal work isn't good, it's 'as new' not even a stain on the bolt face. I will write again after I find the ammo and get some rounds down range. Classic are my all time favorite company to deal with, they have helped me out when I 'needed' to cancel my previous order. They have been helpful, understanding and provided great service, all that and great products too!
    Magnificent Rifles
    Review by SW shooter on 7/12/14
    Quality
    Purchased two of these K31 Rifles at the standard price, and received ones that far exceeded my expectations. All matching serial numbers on the bolts. barrels, receivers, and magazines. One was manufactured in 1943, and the other in 1953. Both came with slings and muzzle guards. There were minor dings in the stocks, and bluing was greater than 90% right out of the box. Once they get a thorough cleaning I am sure they will shine even more. I would recommend a purchase of one of these by anyone looking into getting a great looking & functioning rifle. Classic Firearms even double boxed the rifles, and wrapped them in several layers of bubble wrap for shipping. Great Job! Buy one before they are all gone!
    Awesome :)
    Review by Brandon on 7/10/14
    Quality
    I got mine in today and have to say im very pleased thus far. The first thing I noticed was the beautiful walnut stock! Dented but thats to be expected. Finish on metal is very nice at about 75-80%. Muzzle cover was on the rifle along with a sling! Icing on the cake was the troop tag! Great buy!!
    Awesome!
    Review by Scott on 7/8/14
    Quality
    CANNOT beat this rifle for the price. Paid the extra for hand select and got far more than I was expecting. Beautiful walnut stock and 1942 manufacture. This rifle looks as if it's never been shot.
    Couldn't be Happier
    Review by Bookmanwv on 7/5/14
    Quality
    Another great experience with Classic. Gun was shipped in 5 days to my FFL. All matching numbers, clean bore and good crown. Even better than the K-11 I ordered previously from Classic. Came with sling as well. I did not pay the hand select upgrade but was sent a beautiful rifle. Get one. You won't be disappointed.
    What a nice match grade rifle!
    Review by Marc on 7/3/14
    Quality
    I receive a beautiful 1947 vintage K31 Swiss rifle today from Classic Arms. While the stock has some knocks and nicks, the metal is is very good condition. Everything I would want in a K31.

    The bolt, barrel and receiver match. The box magazine does not. Mine came with a sling in good condition.

    If others are like this one, I'd happily recommend Classic Arms for good customer service and the rifles themselves. They have the precision of a match grade rifle, and this one got the care a fine rifle deserves all it's life.
    Love it
    Review by Maswell on 5/29/14
    Quality
    What a gorgeous rifle. The bore is perfect, the finish is wonderful, and this is a walnut stocked K31, which most places charge extra for.

    I have not been able to shoot it yet -- i just got ammo for it last week -- but overall this is an amazing piece of engineering and really a thing of beauty in its own right. I'm glad I got one of these while I could.
    very pleased
    Review by Laws on 4/1/14
    Quality
    I bought the K31 Swiss rifle and I am very pleased with the purchase from classic firearms. The rifle is in excellent condition. The bluing is great and the bolt action is very smooth. This is my second purchase from classic firearms and I am pleased with their products and customer service.
    Thank you classic firearms
    Very nice, with unexpected bonus
    Review by William on 3/31/14
    Quality
    I purchased this as the bare bones version, with no 'special' picking or other payments. The rifle received was in great shape with a clean, sharp bore. The action worked flawlessly and smoothly. The stock was in fair shape with no really bad dings, just some handling marks. Had to pick up a replacement cleaning rod, but was pleasantly surprised to find the original plasticized issue 'tag' under the buttplate!
    Nice Rifle
    Review by Edward on 3/30/14
    Quality
    Paid the extra for the Hand Select and got a nice rifle, 1953 beech stock all matching. Bore looks like a Swiss bore being very nice and clean. Rifling looks good but I haven't gauged it to determine how used it is. Bluing is about 80% and looks nice. Very happy with this rifle purchase, this one will be staying with me. No problems from Classics end, very easy to deal with.
    '43 Walnut almost perfect.
    Review by SRChan on 3/30/14
    Quality
    Rifle came in nicely wrapped up in a BUNCH of bubble wrap. The metal is all perfect with 90%+ blueing and only minor damage to butt plate.

    The walnut stock had very little chewing on the bottom but sadly had a vertical crack in the thin spot of the wood along the magazine release well cut, This area is reinforced so I just plan on glueing and refinishing it.

    Came with sling but was missing the metal clasp, no solder tags(did not pay for those though), All Matching # with perfect mirror finish bore.
    Excellent purchase
    Review by Wayne on 3/29/14
    Quality
    I received my anxiously awaited K31 from my FFL, and was very pleased. The rifle had almost all of its bluing, and the action was smooth. It required minimal cleaning before taking it to the range, where I was able to shoot tight groups at 100 yards. My rifle did have a chunk of metal missing from the rear sight leaf right at the v-notch, but I was able to find a replacement sight leaf for a few dollars. I love this rifle, and will purchase again from Classic.
    Beautiful Shooter
    Review by COLIN on 3/27/14
    Quality
    I received a 1951 K31 in a 1942 walnut stock. It is beautiful and accurate. Everything I could want except all matching (non-handpick). Well Done..
    1934 K31 Carbine
    Review by Deadly in OKC on 3/16/14
    Quality
    First, spend the $ for hand-picked for rifling and appearance - - this 1934 K31 is pristine! All numbers match and the troop tag was under the butt plate. With serial number 535###, it was ready to shoot on delivery. The rifling is bright and shiny. The stock was in very good shape with drill marks on the butt and one finger-nail size gouge on the right side where the shooter's left hand would normally rest. With minimal cleaning since it was in such great shape, the receiver was restored with its bluish-green finish by applying some Eastwood's blackening solution to it. Before doing this the receiver looked like it had normal bluing that had faded with age and wear. Now it looks new. Thanks again, Classic Firearms!
    Excellent but...
    Review by Albert on 3/15/14
    Quality
    Nice rifle and well worth the money. Only issue is that I paid for hand select and its missing the front sight blade. Maybe it fell off in the box during shipping. Going online, I am having a difficult time locating one. Just starting my search and may not have looked in the right places. Overall, I have had great experiences with Classic Arms and have purchase 90% of my collection from them.
    I would have passed
    Review by Thomas on 3/13/14
    Quality
    I don't think Very Good to Excellent was an accurate description. Stock has parallel cracks on both sides. Each crack is almost 4 inches long. Crack on right side leads to cut out for bolt release , On the left side it leads to a stock patch. The patch is about 2 inches wide and extends from forward part of the magazine to the rear trigger guard. Been wanting to get K31 for a while but If I had seen this one in in a gun shop I would have passed on it.

    Hi Thomas - thanks for posting your review. We apologize for the cracked stock and certainly would not have allowed the rifle to leave our warehouse if it had been noticed. We do not want you to keep a rifle you are not happy with. Please do give us a call or email if you would like to return the rifle. We'll issue and RMA# for the return and refund your money once received. We are not able to send you a replacement as they all sold out very quickly as you may have noticed. We apologize form any inconvenience that may have caused for you. Thanks and God bless....

    - The Classic Firearms Team

    swiss k31
    Review by MoShooter36 on 3/11/14
    Quality
    I would rate my gun at average or below, not the very good to excellent in the description. The stock fit is poor, banged up and doesn't match the rest of the gun. I can live with that, it's a Military Surplus gun. What I don't like is that the gun is missing the front sight. Now I need to find one and the tool to install it. I bought form Classic Firearms in the past with good results and probably will buy again in the future, just got the short end of the stick this time. I just wanted people to know that not every gun is perfect.
    Excellent K31 from 1938
    Review by Joseph G on 3/9/14
    Quality
    I've been wanting a K31 for a long time. usually by the time I see the few that are available, they tend to be sold out. Luckily, I put myself on the 'notify' list from Classic for the K31. As soon as I received the email, I purchased one. The price, in my opinion was much less than what I've seen, and expected. I took a chance and requested an all matching numbers rifle. I also purchased the 'kit' as well. I was very pleased when I received the rifle. All matching numbers (Thanks you Classic), and a leather sling! According to the serial number 577###, this is from 1938. The walnut stock has its dings and scratches, but overall I'm happy with it. (No paper behind the butt plate). The metal is nice as well as the barrel. I haven't cleaned it yet. As I'm sure the serial numbers inside the stock will match as well. Once I give this a good cleaning, including the bolt, I'm sure I will be even more pleased. The kit was in excellent shape. I got the plastic bottles instead of the glass, but other than that, the kit was awesome. I see these K31s sold out FAST... If these go on sale in the future, I'm sure I will buy one again. I haven't shot this yet, even tho I bought a case of the 'surplus' ammo. Thanks again Classic.
    My first K31
    Review by Erock75 on 3/8/14
    Quality
    The value of these rifles continues too climb and they are getting somewhat hard to find so I'm glad I was able to get one finally. The rifle itself is in excellent condition. According to the serial numbers it is a 1938 production model. It came with a sling which is a bonus and the stock is in excellent shape with a few minor dings here and there. Bluing is very good with some minor wear in a few spots. Also came with a troop tag. The bore is mirror and beautiful. There is no rust anywhere. Can't wait to shoot it! I will post some pics as soon as possible. Thanks again classic firearms!
    Can you get more.
    Review by Daryl on 3/7/14
    Quality
    I was really impressed when I pulled off the bubble wrap and saw a nearly new rifle. The stock was new looking also and the only rough spot was on the butt plate. I only wish I would have ordered two. I hope more come in so I can order another one. I have always been pleased with everything I have ordered from Classic, even reasonable shipping. I am hoping to do lot's of future business with Classic. Thanks, Daryl.
    Somewhat Happy ..
    Review by Alex on 3/6/14
    Quality
    First of all Thank you ! Classic Firearms for a great piece of history ! Somewhat happy , paid extra for hand select and got pretty beat up stock with deep gauges , all the metal was in excellent condition as promised .
    Sweet Swiss!
    Review by Vad on 3/5/14
    Quality
    Completely stripped and cleaned it - found all matching serial#'s everywhere, even on the underside of the handguard wood and stock. There was a minor amount of surface rust on the barrel underneath the handguard wood. Bluing on the rifle was 90% there, with wear on all the usual places of these rifles that saw use.

    Wood was walnut. The finish and just the general condition of the stock was in very good shape. The butt of the stock had all the usual markings from the soldier's hobnail boots, but this one wasn't chewed up like many other K31's I've seen.

    The rifling was mirror-like with great grooves and lands. The stamps/serial#' say this rifle was produced in 1940, and the leather sling that came with it has a stamp from 1939.

    I went out to the range today and I was astonished at the trigger - its better than most modern rifles!! I also was surprised at how accurate the rifle was - I did better at 100 yards than all my other surplus rifles, and even some of my modern scoped rifles. I was using surplus GP11 ammo.

    Seems the hype about the accuracy of these rifles and ammo really is true, after all. I also noticed that the Swiss "floated" the barrel on this rifle - never seen that before on a mil-surplus.

    Thank you, Classic!
    Great Rifle
    Review by Dane on 3/5/14
    Quality
    I received a 1935 K31 according to the serial number. In walnut with all matching numbers, very minor use on stock, metals are great, bore is pristine. All Swiss markings intact, I also got a sling with the Swiss cartouche. Fires like a dream after minimal cleaning. Overall very happy with purchase.
    Great rifle, get one while you can!
    Review by John on 2/24/14
    Quality
    I just ordered one of these from classic for my Swiss rifle collection. I'm sure when it shows up at my door I wont be disappointed!
    Great Rifle
    Review by Bill on 8/10/13
    Quality
    I'd been waiting for Classic to get the K31 rifles back in stock and they didn't disappoint. These are great rifles with fine craftsmanship. All matching, superb bore and rifling, and the stock is in great condition with a few 'love' marks from handling over the years. Thank you Classic for offering these fine rifles with the same service and quality that keeps me coming back.
    Great rifle in good shape
    Review by Brenton Adams on 7/10/13
    Quality
    I would say overall its in 'good to very good' condition. 1955 by the serial/ all matching

    The bore is pristine incredibly sharp lands and grooves, crown perfect with a few small nicks on the outside diameter, none on the inside.

    The trigger is hands down the finest on a milsurp I've ever handled.

    The wood is in fair shape, some yahoo carved 'FG' with a (swiss army) penknife....

    My only issue is the condition of the blue. I would call it 70% overall, less under the handguards. The bottom of the barrel is worn off in spots like something splashed on it and the receiver blue is very worn on the left rear.

    All in all, its a great rifle. I doubt it will be my last.

    Already making ammo for it.
    great product,
    Review by duke on 3/11/13
    Quality
    Bought all 4 Swiss rifles, great condition for their age. The only problem was a broken firing pin on the K11. still looking for a replacement, another good from Classic Firearms.
    Great product. Contacted the original owner after searching for the little label at the end of the rifle
    Review by Tequila on 3/3/13
    Quality
    I established contact with the original owner in Switzerland. New friends in foreign countries. Love it and it is immaculate . Great products including the ammunition.
    Collector's dream !!
    Review by J. on 11/20/12
    Quality
    Recently made my K31 purchase from CF. I cannot be more happy with this decision. Military enthusiasts and collectors, like myself, should not be without this rifle. Because of the Swiss policy of neutrality, this weapon is not as well known as others like the Springfield '03, the Mosin Nagant 91/30, and the Mauser 98. But, those "in the know", so to speak, are well aware of the unprecedented rugged reliabilty and unrivaled accuracy of this rifle and the GP11 ammunition that it uses.The Swiss are also uber attentive to maintenance. The likelyhood of receiving a rifle that is not in at least good-very good condition is minimal. Like wise with non-matching numbers. It can happen, but less likely than not. At my home range, I was able to print groups less than 1 inch at 50 yards straight out of the box. Not too bad for very poor 40 something year old eyesight. CF offers the best deal I was able to find, and ammo to boot. Heart felt thanks to CF and their staff for for their polite and prompt service with my telephone order.
    Matching Replacement Rifle Received
    Review by James on 10/24/12
    Quality
    Received a nice replacement K31 for the mismatched gun. The rifle is all matching, troop tag present, and has a nice walnut stock. Bluing is exc, and the bore shines........very happy with the K31 and all of the help provided by Rick and his crew at Classic Firearms!!!
    Nice Condition BUT Mismatched K31
    Review by James on 10/18/12
    Quality
    Received a second K31 from Classic, gun has a nice walnut stock, bright bore and has a troop tag. Only problem is a stamped mismatched bolt , I didn't specify matching serial numbers, thinking these guns were always matching, but I found out otherwise. After having bought several guns from Classic this is the first time I'm not satisfied with my purchase.
    One very happy owner!!
    Review by Michael on 10/4/12
    Quality
    This was the first rifle I purchased through Classic, and did it ever turn out to be a super buy. I ordered the hand select with troop tag and I hit the jackpot on both. The rifle is in superb condition, with both stock and barrel being in fantastic shape. I pulled the butt plate off to find a near mint troop tag in there, so now I will hopefully be able to find the original user of this fine rifle. After getting this rifle it has quickly become the centerpiece of my collection. Thanks Classic, you guys rock!!!
    Amazing
    Review by Andreas6.5AR on 10/2/12
    Quality
    Took it home and am ever more awed by the craftsmanship and the quality of the rifle. This was one of 350 made and sold to private owners in 1943. The stock is near perfect with minimal dings and the Swiss emblem clear as new in the wood.(hand select), but it has definitely been used quite a bit (perhaps a club gun). This is evidenced by wear on the bottom of the magazine and lightening of the bluing on the receiver top. Tore it right down and cleaned it up. The barrel bore is mirror bright, with signs of wear (rounded rifling but difference between lands and grooves still substantial) , I am sure it has had considerable rounds through it but I think it is still in good shape. After cleaning I went straight to the range and with my 54 year old eyes resting on a shooters mat rolled up and fidgeting and changing my grip with every shot still managed about a 4.5 inch 10 shot group at 100 yards. If I had a scope and bi-pod I am sure I could improve a lot on that too. I haven't shot open sight since I was a teenager. The group I shot went from "X" lower center and up and right centered about 1.5 inches high and 1 inch to the right. The trigger is so sweet, breaking nice and clean without any gritty feel to it at all.

    I wish I had the funds to get another 2 or 3. If the others are like this one, they are really worth it. Wished I had seen that the bayonets are also available when I had ordered the rifle.

    Friendly, fast, competent service at the order desk... and sweet... thank you.

    Kindest Regards, and God Bless,

    Andreas
    Perfect Example of Fine Rifle
    Review by Georgia Bulldog on 9/23/12
    Quality
    This rifle arrived to my FFL as scheduled, and was in impeccable condition. Nice bore, near-perfect bolt and good stock. You have to get this gun.
    Unique and superbly well made.
    Review by Mashman on 8/24/12
    Quality
    The K31 is a collectors dream. The Rifles action is a unique straight pull back bolt"...that is exceedingly well machined and smooth. The appearance puts some collectors off who are looking for more traditional designs but the K31 is safe, extremely accurate, fires a powerful 7.55 shell and is one of the most accurate military rifled ever made,
    Best bolt action of its time
    Review by USMCSurvivalist85 on 8/17/12
    Quality
    This is the most accurate and best bolt action of the mid 20th century. The ammo they shot was non-corrosive so metal wear is minimal to none. gp11 ammo is super accurate and still used in swiss shooting matches as the round of choice. It can be had for 45 -50 cents per round which is cheap for a large caliber bullet these days seeing as .308 etc seem to be .74 to $1 a round.recently
    Outstanding weapon, Accurate & Hard hitting.
    Review by Ron on 7/16/12
    Quality
    I lucked into a great deal on a K-31 that was, I believe, for a Colour Guard. It has a very clean and undamaged Beechwood stock and is dressed in Chrome. The Pioneer Bayonet is also chrome dressed with a Left handed Frog. This makes me think it was for a member of the Colour Guard stationed to the Left of centre. It is spot on accurate and HARD hitting with the GP-11 Ammo as well as Civilian hunting ammo. It requires a steady firm hold as it has quite a kick. Immediatly became a favourite in my collection. GP-11 getting scarce, I plan to add more bricks as it becomes available.