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COOPERATIVE PATENT CLASSIFICATION
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WEAPONS FOR PROJECTING MISSILES WITHOUT USE OF EXPLOSIVE OR COMBUSTIBLE PROPELLANT CHARGE; WEAPONS NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR (projectiles for fishing, e.g. fish-spears, A01K 81/00; sports implements for throwing A63B 65/00, e.g. boomerangs A63B 65/08; stationary apparatus for projecting sports balls, e.g. tennis balls, A63B 69/40; throwing or slinging toys A63H 33/18; knives, axes B26B; projectiles or missiles other than those incorporating springs as projecting means F42B 6/00)
Blow guns, i.e. tubes for impelling projectiles, e.g. peas or darts, by the force of the breath (pop guns A63H)
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Sling weapons (throwing-apparatus for clay-pigeon or clay-disc targets F41J 9/18)
F41B 3/005
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{
Catapults in pistol or rifle form having a cocking device, i.e. a mechanical device for holding the elastic band
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F41B 3/02
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Catapults, e.g. slingshots
F41B 3/03
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Catapults having a pivotable launcher arm
F41B 3/04
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Centrifugal sling apparatus
Friction-wheel operated launchers
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Bows; Crossbows
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{
Single stave recurve bows
}
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F41B 5/001
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{
characterised by the material
}
F41B 5/0015
. . .
{
fibre reinforced
}
F41B 5/0021
. . .
{
laminated
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F41B 5/0026
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{
Take-down or foldable bows
}
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F41B 5/0031
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{
Handle or riser units
}
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F41B 5/0036
. . . .
{
characterised by the material
}
F41B 5/0042
. . . . .
{
fibre reinforced
}
F41B 5/0047
. . . . .
{
laminated
}
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F41B 5/0052
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{
Limbs
}
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F41B 5/0057
. . . .
{
characterised by the material
}
F41B 5/0063
. . . . .
{
fibre reinforced
}
F41B 5/0068
. . . . .
{
laminated
}
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F41B 5/0073
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{
Single stave non-recurve bows
}
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F41B 5/0078
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{
characterised by the material
}
F41B 5/0084
. . .
{
fibre reinforced
}
F41B 5/0089
. . .
{
laminated
}
F41B 5/0094
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{
Non-traditional bows, e.g. having hinged limbs or non-stave geometry
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F41B 5/06
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Quivers
F41B 5/063
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{
worn on the body of the archer
}
F41B 5/066
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{
mounted on the bow or crossbow
}
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Compound bows (
{
compound crossbows F41B 5/123
}
)
F41B 5/105
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{
Cams or pullies for compound bows
}
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Crossbows
F41B 5/123
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{
Compound crossbows
}
F41B 5/126
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{
Repeating crossbows; crossbows with magazines
}
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Details of bows; Accessories for arc shooting (sighting devices for bows F41G 1/467)
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F41B 5/1403
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{
Details of bows; camera's on bows F41B 5/1492
}
F41B 5/1407
. . .
{
Bow-string silencing devices
}
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F41B 5/1411
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{
Bow-strings
}
F41B 5/1415
. . . .
{
Nocking points
}
F41B 5/1419
. . . .
{
String mounted peep sights (sights mounted on the bow itself)F41G 1/467
}
F41B 5/1423
. . . .
{
Kissers
}
F41B 5/1426
. . .
{
Bow stabilisers or vibration dampers
}
F41B 5/143
. . .
{
Arrow rests or guides
}
F41B 5/1434
. . .
{
Clickers or draw indicators
}
F41B 5/1438
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{
Buttons
}
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F41B 5/1442
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{
Accessories for arc or bow shooting
}
F41B 5/1446
. . .
{
Arrow fletching jigs
}
F41B 5/1449
. . .
{
Bow tensioning devices; Bow presses; Rigs for bow assembly or maintenance
}
F41B 5/1453
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{
Stands, rests or racks for bows
}
F41B 5/1457
. . .
{
Cases, bags or covers for bows
}
F41B 5/1461
. . .
{
Devices for hands-free carrying of strung bows
}
F41B 5/1465
. . .
{
Arrow pullers
}
F41B 5/1469
. . .
{
Bow-string drawing or releasing devices (F41B 5/1473 takes precedence)
}
. . .
{
Archer's finger tabs
}
F41B 5/1476
. . .
{
Devices for archery training
}
F41B 5/148
. . .
{
Accessories and tools for bow shooting not otherwise provided for
}
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F41B 5/1484
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{
Bows with special adaptations or devices for special purposes
}
F41B 5/1488
. . .
{
with reels for fishing or arrow retrieval
}
F41B 5/1492
. . .
{
with cameras; mounting of cameras on bows
}
F41B 5/1496
. . .
{
with camouflage; Mounting of camouflage on bows
}
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Electromagnetic launchers;
{
Plasma-actuated launchers (projectiles for electromagnetic or plasma guns F42B 6/006)
}
F41B 6/003
.
{
using at least one driving coil for accelerating the projectile, e.g. an annular coil
}
F41B 6/006
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{
Rail launchers
}
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Spring guns (
{
F41J 9/18 takes precedence; catapults having a cocking device F41B 3/005
}
; catapults F41B 3/02;
{
throwing apparatus for boomerangs A63B 65/08; spring-loaded devices for projecting sporting balls A63B 69/407
}
)
F41B 7/003
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{
Spring guns in pistol or rifle form
}
F41B 7/006
.
{
Adaptations for feeding or loading missiles from magazines
}
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F41B 7/02
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the spring forming part of the missile or projectile
F41B 7/025
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{
Rubber-band projecting guns
}
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adapted to discharge harpoons
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F41B 7/043
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Accessories therefor
}
F41B 7/046
. . .
{
Trigger mechanisms therefor
}
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Toy guns,
{
i.e. guns launching objects of the gliding type, e.g. airplanes, parachute missiles (F41B 7/006 and F41B 7/02 take precedence)
}
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Liquid ejecting guns, e.g. water pistols,
{
devices ejecting electrically charged liquid jets, devices ejecting liquid jets by explosive pressure
}
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F41B 9/0003
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{
characterised by the pressurisation of the liquid (for launching torpedoes or stores from submarines F41F 3/10)
}
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F41B 9/0006
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{
the liquid being pressurised prior to ejection
}
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F41B 9/0009
. . .
{
the pressurised liquid being contained in an expandable chamber, e.g. a bladder or a chamber with a spring-loaded slidable wall
}
F41B 9/0012
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{
the gun having an unpressurised liquid reservoir
}
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F41B 9/0015
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{
the liquid being pressurised by compressed gas, e.g. air (pressurisation by explosion gases F41B 9/0043)
}
F41B 9/0018
. . . .
{
the gas being compressed utilising a manual piston pump
}
F41B 9/0021
. . . .
{
the gas being compressed by non-manual pumping means, e.g. an electric pump
}
F41B 9/0025
. . . .
{
the pressurised liquid and the compressed gas being physically separated from each other, e.g. by a movable wall
}
F41B 9/0028
. . . .
{
the gun having an unpressurised liquid reservoir
}
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F41B 9/0031
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{
the liquid being pressurised at the moment of ejection
}
F41B 9/0034
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{
Pressurisation by deformation of the gun body
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F41B 9/0037
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{
Pressurisation by a piston
}
F41B 9/004
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{
the piston movement being mechanically coupled to the trigger movement, e.g. the piston being part of the trigger
}
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F41B 9/0043
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{
Pressurisation by explosive pressure
}
F41B 9/0046
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{
Disruptors, i.e. for neutralising explosive devices
}
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F41B 9/005
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{
the gun being connected to an external source of pressurised liquid during use of the gun, i.e. at least during ejection of the liquid
}
F41B 9/0053
. . .
{
the external source being a pressurised water supply system, e.g. the municipal water supply system or a water supply system onboard a ship
}
F41B 9/0056
. . .
{
the external source being open water and the pressure being generated by an intake travelling at high speed through the water
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F41B 9/0059
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{
characterised by the number or kind of pressure or storage chambers
}
F41B 9/0062
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{
the liquid being stored in the handle, grip or stock of the gun
}
F41B 9/0065
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{
with removable storage tanks
}
F41B 9/0068
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{
with more than one storage tank
}
F41B 9/0071
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{
characterised by special valve arrangements
}
F41B 9/0075
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{
characterised by special nozzle arrangements, e.g. for a swirling effect or a directional effect
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F41B 9/0078
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{
characterised by the gun housing, e.g. its shape or concealment
}
F41B 9/0081
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{
Special gun housing shapes, e.g. in the form of animals, airplanes, toys or figurines
}
F41B 9/0084
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{
Concealed gun housings, e.g. concealed nozzles in a garment
}
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{
characterised by the intended use, e.g. for self-defence, law-enforcement, industrial use, military purposes (F41B 9/0046 takes precedence)
}
. .
{
for ejecting electrically charged jets
}
F41B 9/0093
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{
for riot control, e.g. water cannons therefor
}
F41B 9/0096
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{
having means for mixing other agents with the liquid
}
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Compressed-gas guns, e.g. air guns; Steam guns
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Magazines for compressed-gas guns; Arrangements for feeding or loading projectiles from magazines
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the magazine being an integral, internal part of the gun housing
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the projectiles being loosely held in a magazine above the gun housing, e.g. in a hopper
F41B 11/53
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the magazine having motorised feed-assisting means
WARNING
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This group is not complete pending reclassification; see also group F41B 11/52

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the projectiles being stored in a rotating drum magazine
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the projectiles being stored in stacked order in a removable box magazine, rack or tubular magazine
. . .
the magazine also housing a gas cartridge
F41B 11/57
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Electronic or electric systems for feeding or loading (F41B 11/53 takes precedence)
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F41B 11/60
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characterised by the supply of compressed gas
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with pressure supplied by a gas cartridge
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having a piston effecting a compressor stroke during the firing of each shot
. . .
the piston being hand operated
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the piston being spring operated
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the piston being arranged concentrically with the barrel
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having an additional slidable mass moving in the opposite direction to the piston, e.g. for recoil reduction
. . . . .
the slidable mass being a compressor piston
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Arrangements for putting the spring under tension
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by a rocker lever
. . . . . .
in breakdown air guns
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having deformable bellows or chambers pressed during firing, e.g. by deformation of the body of the gun
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the gas being pre-compressed before firing (F41B 11/62 takes precedence)
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Pumping or compressor arrangements therefor
F41B 11/682
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Pressure accumulation tanks
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operated by a rocker-lever system
F41B 11/684
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in breakdown air guns
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F41B 11/70
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Details not provided for in F41B 11/50 or F41B 11/60
F41B 11/71
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Electric or electronic control systems, e.g. for safety purposes (F41B 11/57 takes precedence)
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Valves; Arrangement of valves
WARNING
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Groups F41B 11/721 to F41B 11/724 are not complete pending reclassification; see also group F41B 11/72

F41B 11/721
. . .
for regulating gas pressure for both firing the projectile and for loading or feeding
F41B 11/722
. . .
for regulating gas pressure for loading or feeding only
F41B 11/723
. . .
for regulating gas pressure for firing the projectile only
F41B 11/724
. . .
for gas pressure reduction
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Sealing arrangements; Pistons
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F41B 11/80
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specially adapted for particular purposes
. .
for ejecting powder, e.g. pepper
F41B 11/83
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for launching harpoons
F41B 11/85
. .
for launching hypodermic projectiles
WARNING
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This group is not complete pending reclassification; see also groups F41B 11/50-F41B 11/724

F41B 11/87
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for industrial purposes, e.g. for surface treatment
WARNING
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This group is not complete pending reclassification; see also groups F41B 11/50-F41B 11/724

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for toys
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Thrusting-weapons (bayonets F41C 27/18); Cutting-weapons carried as side-arms (training appliances for fencing A63B 69/02; sheaths for hand cutting tools B26B 29/00;
{
firearms combined with thrusting or cutting weapons F41C 27/16
}
)
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F41B 13/02
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Sabres; Cutlasses; Swords; Epees
{
(toy swords A63H 33/009)
}
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Documents characterised by electric contact means for indicating hits in fencing are classified in A63B 69/02

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F41B 13/04
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Sheaths or scabbards therefor;
{
Wearing gear therefor
}
F41B 13/06
. . .
for concealment, e.g. swordsticks
F41B 13/08
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Daggers; Stilettos
F41B 13/10
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Lances; Pikes (spears for sporting purposes A63B 65/02)
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Weapons not otherwise provided for
{
e.g. nunchakus, throwing knives
}
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F41B 15/02
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Batons; Truncheons; Sticks; Shillelaghs
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F41B 15/022
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{
of telescopic type
}
F41B 15/025
. . .
{
the telescoping sections being locked by coacting conical end surfaces, i.e. by friction
}
F41B 15/027
. . .
{
the telescoping sections being locked by an additional mechanical locking element
}
F41B 15/04
. .
with electric stunning-means
{
(ejecting electrically charged liquid jets F41B 9/00; electric shock creating harpoons F42B 30/14; electric circuits or apparatus for killing or stunning H05C)
}
F41B 15/06
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with inserted knives or spikes
F41B 15/08
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Knuckledusters
F41B 15/10
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