Monthly Archives: April 2015

Weekend haul of pistols and a revolving shotgun (Brazil)


A homebuilt revolving 12 gauge shotgun among firearms seized over a weekend in JacaraĆ­pe, ES, Brazil.

Chinese handmade semi-auto pistol

A small caliber semi-auto pistol, crudely handmade by Chinese gunsmiths for the profitable blackmarket in handguns.



Cypriot rebel improvised Sterling submachine gun


Small Arms Review

An improvised copy of the British 9mm Sterling SMG, further hybridized with a copy of a STEN style butt-stock and magazine well. Recovered during the Cypriot unrest of the 1960s.