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.22cal., Crude Manufacture

.22cal., Crude Manufacture
Classification

Weapon Made from Rifle

Distinctive Characteristics

Barrel less than 16 inches and/or overall length less than 26 inches, stock altered, barrel cut down. In this instance, overall length is the determining factor. Also, firearm was not originally designed or manufactured in its present condition. However, should the overall length be more than 26 inches but the barrel less than 16 inches, it would still be classified as a firearm under the NFA.

 
Rate of Transfer Tax

$200.00


Various Silencers

Silencer
Classification

Silencer

Distinctive Characteristics

A Silencer is any device for silencing, muffling or diminishing the report of a portable firearm.

Rate of Transfer Tax

$200.00

Silencer - Aerosol can with steel wool and metal pipe
Silencer - Cylindrical object with hose clamp
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Flare Launchers

Flare launchers
Classification

Not a Firearm

Distinctive Characteristics

Generally plastic

Special Note

AOW when possessed with ammunition inserts.

 
Rate of Transfer Tax

None

Identification of Firearms Within the Purview of the National Firearms Act

Foreword

This publication was prepared by the Firearms Technology Branch to help you in identifying weapons classified as firearms (including destructive devices) under Title 26. This may also be cited as the “National Firearms Act.” This guide acts as an aid in identifying types of firearms and destructive devices which must be registered with ATF under the national firearms act (title II of the gun control act of 1968).