Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Bulgaria. 2010 ‘National Marking Practices.’ National Report of Bulgaria on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA), pp. 2-3. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Bulgaria to the United Nations. 1 January
National Marking Practices
Small arms and light weapons (SALW) manufactured in Bulgaria are marked at the point of manufacture with a unique user-friendly alphanumeric identifier that allows for their easy reliable and timely identification.
The two major manufacturers of SALW in Bulgaria - 'Arsenal' AD-Kazanlak and 'ARKUS' AD Liaskovetz are using the marking system described below. The size, the font and the location of the markings are specified in the technical production documentation of the items…
All companies keep records of all manufactured SALW which allow for the identification.