Schmidt Rubin K31 rifle S/H
An honest clean example of the Swiss armies last general issue model bolt action rifle, the rifle was adopted for service in 1932 with production running from 1933 through to 1958 with some rifles remaining in service until the 1970s.
The rifle had forward locking lugs on the bolt engaging with the receiver making for a stronger action than its predecessors, the barrel was also free floating making it cheaper to manufacture than the model 1911 which it replaced.
These rifles are noted for their accuracy and are very popular for military rifle competitions. Factory ammunition is readily available for this calibre.
This rifle is of 1936 manufacture, all matching, in very good overall condition, the woodwork has wear comemensurate with the age and a rifle that has been carried a lot, it has a bright bore and strong rifling and comes complete with sling. It also has the owner’s identification paper under the butt plate.