Category Archives: Single-shot pistols

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Shotgun pistol from Ecuador

A typical local artisan made 12 gauge shotgun pistol from Ecuador. These are usually purpose built in pistol form and are often purchased to deter car-jackings.

Homemade double barrel derringer seized by Australian police

Police in South Australia seized this homemade .22 ‘flip-barrel’ Over/Under derringer during a raid on a home in Whyalla Stuart yesterday. Two men aged 19 and 18 years old were arrested.

Thai made 12 gauge pistol

A 12 gauge shotgun pistol design locally made by illicit gunsmiths in Thailand. This model was also commonly made in The Philippines though was eventually sidelined with the availability of cheap automatic pistol copies.

Homemade pistol (Colombia)

A homemade pistol with two rotating chambers, styled similar to a revolver. Seized in Colombia.