Object Title

Centrefire bolt-action sniper rifle - Schmidt-Rubin Model K31/42

Centrefire bolt-action sniper rifle - Schmidt-Rubin Model K31/42

Date

1942

Object Number

XII.11424

Provenance

Purchased from Lock, Stock and Barrel, 10 July 2003

Physical Description

A Model 1932 omprising straight-pull bolt with ring cocking piece and toggle-type bolt handle,The rifle is fully stocked and has a detachable six round box magazine. The telescopic sight is integral with the receiver and is mounted on the left side. It is of 1.8 power and the objective lens is hinged, so that when not in use it folds flat on the left side of the body of the rifle

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 43.5 in (1105 mm), Barrel length: 25.7 in (655 mm), Weight: 9 lbs (4.2 kg)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 450532

Calibre

7.5 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

M31/42 450532 Swiss cross in shield

Associations

Places Switzerland