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COOPERATIVE PATENT CLASSIFICATION
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SMALLARMS, e.g. PISTOLS, RIFLES (functional features or details common to both smallarms and ordnance, mountings therefor F41A; projecting missiles without use of explosive or combustible propellant charge F41B); ACCESSORIES THEREFOR
NOTE
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Attention is drawn to the definitions in Note (2) following the title of class F 41.

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Pistols, e.g. revolvers (specially adapted for underwater use F41C 9/06; for slaughtering or stunning animals A22B; for shooting bolts into concrete constructions, metal walls or the like B25C)
.
{
Toy guns, e.g. cannons, firing a projectile by means of the combustion of a propellant charge, e.g. a cap
}
F41C 3/02
.
Signal pistols, e.g. Very pistols
F41C 3/04
.
Starting pistols; Alarm pistols
{
F41C 3/06 takes precedence
}
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Cap-firing pistols, e.g. toy pistols
F41C 3/08
. .
with band supply
F41C 3/10
. .
with rotatable cap carrier, e.g. drum
F41C 3/12
. .
with slidable cap carrier, e.g. clip (F41C 3/08 takes precedence)
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Revolvers (F41C 3/10 takes precedence; sealing aspects F41A 3/76; using a revolving drum magazine for feeding revolver-type guns other than revolvers F41A 9/27; extractors or ejectors therefor F41A 15/02)
. .
Hinge-frame revolvers
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Shoulder-fired smallarms, e.g. rifles, carbines, shotguns (specially adapted for underwater use F41C 9/06)
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F41C 7/02
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Pump-action guns, i.e. guns having a reciprocating handgrip beneath the barrel for loading or cocking
F41C 7/025
. .
[having hand-operated sliding barrels]
.
with reciprocating handgrip under the buttstock for loading or cocking
F41C 7/06
.
Lever-action guns, i.e. guns having a rocking lever for loading or cocking
F41C 7/11
.
Breakdown shotguns or rifles (hinge-frame revolvers F41C 3/16; breech mechanisms therefor F41A 3/58; cocking mechanisms therefor F41A 19/41)
F41C 7/12
.
Gallery rifles; Parlour rifles
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Other smallarms, e.g. hidden smallarms or smallarms specially adapted for underwater use
F41C 9/02
.
Concealed pistols, e.g. in pencils
F41C 9/04
.
Walking-stick guns;
{
Sticks combined with weapons A45B 3/14
}
F41C 9/06
.
Smallarms specially adapted for underwater use
{
(spring operated harpoon guns F41B 7/04; air pressure operated harpoon guns F41B11/08)
}
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F41C 9/08
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Muzzle-loading smallarms; Smallarms with flintlock mechanisms; Accessories therefor
F41C 9/085
. .
{
Accessories for loading muzzle loading guns, e.g. magazines or tools for loading
}
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Details
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Butts; Butt plates; Stocks
{
(handles for carrying smallarms F41C 33/08)
}
.
Attachment of slings
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Folding or telescopic stocks or stock parts (articulated or collapsible guns F41A 11/04)
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Stocks
{
or firearm frames
}
specially adapted for recoil reduction
F41C 23/08
. .
Recoil absorbing pads
.
Stocks or grips for pistols, e.g. revolvers (F41C 23/12 takes precedence)
F41C 23/12
.
Auxiliary stocks for stabilising, or for transforming pistols, e.g. revolvers, into shoulder-fired guns
.
Adjustable stock or stock parts, i.e. adaptable to personal requirements, e.g. length, pitch, cast or drop
F41C 23/16
.
Forestocks; Handgrips; Hand guards (pump-action guns F41C 7/02)
F41C 23/18
.
characterised by the material used (F41C 23/08 takes precedence)
F41C 23/20
.
Butts; Butt plates; Mountings therefor (F41C 23/08, F41C 23/10,
{
F41C 23/14
}
take precedence)
.
Stocks having space for the storage of objects
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Miscellaneous attachments for smallarms; Accessories; Details not otherwise provided for
F41C 27/04
.
Arrangements for mounting spades or shields (spades per se A01B 1/02 shields per se F41H 5/06)
F41C 27/06
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Adaptations of smallarms for firing grenades, e.g. rifle grenades, or for firing riot-control ammunition; Barrel attachments therefor (signal pistols F41C 3/02)
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F41C 27/16
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Smallarms combined with thrusting or cutting weapons (thrusting or cutting weapons other than bayonets F41B 13/00); Bayonets; Bayonet mounts
F41C 27/18
. .
Bayonets; Bayonet mounts
F41C 27/20
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Attachments for wire cutting
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Balancing or stabilising arrangements
{
on the gun itself, e.g. balancing weights
}
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Means for wearing or carrying smallarms
.
{
Shooting harnesses; Stabilising devices, e.g. straps on the body (balancing arrangements on the gun itself F41C 27/22)
}
F41C 33/002
.
{
Slings for carrying longguns, e.g. straps (attachment of slings F41C 23/02; shooting harnesses F41C 33/001)
}
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F41C 33/003
.
{
Buttstock supports, i.e. devices for carrying the weight of long firearms in a substantially vertical orientation by supporting the buttstock (holsters F41C 33/02)
}
F41C 33/005
. .
{
combined with a second point of support remote from the buttstock, enabling hands-free carrying
}
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F41C 33/006
.
{
Clips, hooks or the like, for carrying the weight of smallarms (holsters F41C 33/02)
}
F41C 33/007
. .
{
for long firearms, e.g. rifles
}
F41C 33/008
. .
{
for handguns, i.e. pistols or revolvers
}
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Holsters, i.e. cases for pistols having means for being carried or worn, e.g. at the belt or under the arm
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F41C 33/0209
. .
{
Pouch or pocket like containers for small arms covering all or most of the small arm
}
F41C 33/0218
. . .
{
having a flap substantially covering the opening of the pouch or pocket
}
F41C 33/0227
. . .
{
having a strap or other restraining element only covering the hammer or a part of the upper part of the small arm
}
F41C 33/0236
. .
{
Half-holsters covering by encircling only a part of the small arm, e.g. ghost-holsters
}
F41C 33/0245
. .
{
Skeleton-holsters, e.g. contacting only a minimal part of the small arm, e.g. contacting the muzzle, ejection port, chamber, trigger guard or hammer
}
F41C 33/0254
. .
{
with accommodation for auxiliary devices mounted on the small arm, e.g. telescopic sights, flashlights or laser-devices
}
F41C 33/0263
. .
{
having a locking system for preventing un-authorized or accidental removal of the small arm from the holster (F41C 33/0227 takes precedence)
}
F41C 33/0272
. .
{
having means for facilitating or accelerating the drawing of the small arm from the holster
}
F41C 33/0281
. .
{
with means for assisting in cocking or loading the small arm
}
F41C 33/029
. .
{
combined with electronic devices, e.g. GPS
}
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Special attachments therefor
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F41C 33/041
. . .
{
for connecting a holster to a belt, webbing or other object
}
F41C 33/043
. . . .
{
for connection in more than one transversal position
}
F41C 33/045
. . . .
{
for connection in more than one rotational position around an axle, e.g. by using a rotatable connection
}
. . .
{
Webbing, harnesses, belts or straps for wearing holsters
}
F41C 33/048
. . .
{
for concealed carrying of a small arm
}
.
Containers for carrying smallarms, e.g. safety boxes, gun cases (F41C 33/02 takes precedence)
F41C 33/08
.
Handles for carrying smallarms
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Last Modified: 10/10/2013