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Old May 12, 2021, 02:41 PM   #1
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Swiss rifles

A friend took me to a gentleman who had just celebrated his 90th birthday and decided it was time to let go of his weapons

So I was asked to help him evaluate and move them

There was a SIG P210 from 1980 (private version in 9mm), a Hämmerli 215 (.22lr), a Röhm RG 14 (.22lr), a Belgian revolver, (he bought all of those) and a Walther P38 in .30 Luger / 7.65 mm Parabellum (I bought this one).

And a few Swiss rifles, a Schmidt-Rubin 96/11, two 1911 carbines and two 1931 carbines




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Old May 12, 2021, 02:42 PM   #2
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Some had name tags under the buttplate

I’m not sure what we’ll do with the riffles. LGS typically pay $ 100 for 96/11 and K11 and around $ 200.- for K31 here in Switzerland.
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Old May 13, 2021, 12:01 PM   #3
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Wish I could find a k31 for 200 here in the states.
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Old May 21, 2021, 10:48 PM   #4
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just got a rather nice 1911 swiss. after transfer, shipping, etc around 750. fwiw
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Old May 22, 2021, 09:43 AM   #5
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I bought my K31 around 2002 for $99 at Big 5 sporting goods. Back in the late 1960's the Montgomery Wards catalog listed the 1911 for $17.50. I was about half saved up for one when my mother found out what I was saving for and had a about it. The K31 was the realization of a dream a 10 year old boy had in the 1960s...

I'd love to have one of those bayonets. They cost more than the rifles here...

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Old May 24, 2021, 01:40 PM   #6
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Very cool set of rifles!
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Old May 25, 2021, 03:09 PM   #7
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Those are fine rifles.
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