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Smooth-Bore, Shot-Revolver

Smooth-Bore, Shot-Revolver

Notice: All “Any Other Weapons” have a mandatory tax of $200.00 for making. Transfer of an “Any Other Weapons” is an additional $5.00.

Classification

Any Other Weapon

 
 
 
 
 
Distinctive Characteristics

A revolver having a barrel with a smooth bore designed or redesigned to fire shot shells.

Rate of Transfer Tax

$5.00


Smooth-Bore, Pistol

Smooth Bore, Shot-Pistol

Notice: All “Any Other Weapons” have a mandatory tax of $200.00 for making. Transfer of an “Any Other Weapons” is an additional $5.00.

Classification

Any Other Weapon

 
 
 
 
 
Distinctive Characteristics

A pistol having a barrel with a smooth bore designed or redesigned to fire shot shells.

Rate of Transfer Tax

$5.00


 

Tear Gas Pen Guns

Tear Gas Pen Guns

Notice: All “Any Other Weapons” have a mandatory tax of $200.00 for making. Transfer of an “Any Other Weapons” is an additional $5.00.

Classification

Any Other Weapon

 
 
 
 
 
Distinctive Characteristics

Capable of chambering and firing fixed ammunition; all calibers. Can be commercially or home made, smooth bore or rifled. Usually called a “Pen Gun.”

Rate of Transfer Tax

$5.00

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).