Category Archives: Single-shot pistols

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. Advertisements

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Improvised double barrel pistol

Confiscated in Brazil.

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Indian Katta pistol

A common type of rudimentary pistol produced locally, usually chambered for .315 rifle cartridges.

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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.

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Homemade pistol (Colombia)

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

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Two types of improvised pistol design

Two types of simple homemade open-bolt pistol designs chambered in .22lr. Those pictured in the first example have a conventional trigger while the examples in the second picture are fired by flicking the cocking handle free of a slot holding … Continue reading

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Homemade over / under .38 derringer

Seized in Brazil.

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