Firearms Guide - Identification of Firearms - Section 2



AK Assault Rifle

Classification

Machinegun

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Distinctive Characteristics

Selective fire weapon. May be encountered with or without bayonet, with wooden stock or folding metal stock. Used by Soviet Bloc countries and may be designated also as AKM, TYPE 56 (China), TYPE (58 N Korea), MPIKM E Germ., or RPK, TARIQ (IRAQ) depending on the country of origin.

Special Note

Commercial semi-automatic variations are currently being imported s and are NOT classified as machine guns.

Rate of Transfer Tax

$200.00



MP-43, MP-44 and STG-44 Assault Rifles

Classification

Machinegun

     

 

 

Distinctive Characteristics

Selector switch on side of frame permits either full or semi-automatic fire.

Rate of Transfer Tax

$200.00



Mauser Machine Pistol, 7.63mm (.3Ocal.)

Classification

Machinegun (Machine Pistol)

        

 

 

Distinctive Characteristics

The selector switch on the left side of frame permits full or semi-automatic fire; this weapon is usually accompanied by a wooden holster which is capable of attachment as a shoulder stock. However, with or without the attachable shoulder stock, this weapon is a machine gun.

Rate of Transfer Tax

$200.00

Last Reviewed June 17, 2015