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Israel. 2008 ‘Measures by Israeli Manufacturers Relating to the Marking and Recording of SALW - Marking.’ National Report of Israel on its Implementation of the International Instrument to Enable States to Identify and Trace, In a Timely and Reliable Manner, Illicit Small Arms and Light Weapons (ITI); Part 2 (Annex), p. 14. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Israel to the United Nations. 1 January

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Measures by Israeli Manufacturers Relating to the Marking and Recording of SALW

1. Marking

a. Marking methods employed by SALW manufacturers include:
1) Laser;
2) Milling by pantograph;
3) Sealing [on tin];
3) Branding;
5) When the weapons have a polymeric body, markings are put on the main metallic component (e.g. on the main insert of the firearm), and the logo will be sealed on the polymeric part of the weapon.

b. Markings on firearms include:
1) serial number;
2) name of the weapon;
3) type of weapon/catalog number;
4) caliber;
5) the name of the manufacturer/country of manufacture;
6) logo (of the manufacturer or the customer);
7) in specific cases - special markings such as the serial production number of the barrel, the specific mark for the quality tests.

[SALW = small arms and light weapons]

ID: Q4660

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