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Class Information
Number: 42/2
Name: Firearms > Breech loading
Description: Miscellaneous firearms adapted for loading at the breech. The subclasses under this title, except those of the spring-motor guns, and the grip-magazine pistols, are based on the movements of the breechblock or barrel in opening the breech. Features of magazine structure may be found in any of the magazine subclasses.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
42/8 Breech hinged barrel 14
42/9 Faucet breechblock 8
42/10 Forward-sliding barrel 16
42/7 Grip magazine pistols 138
42/6 Magazine guns 48
42/49.01 Magazines 100
42/39.5 Movable chamber 28
42/12 Side swinging barrel 9
42/14 Sliding breechblock 29
42/5 Spring-motor operated 1
42/26 Swinging breechblock 6
42/40 Upward-tilting breech 27

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8413565 Drive and quick stop for a weapon with preferably a linear breech or ammunition feed Apr. 9, 2013
8312870 Apparatus and method for utilizing loader for paintball marker as a consolidated display and relay center Nov. 20, 2012
8096074 Firearm Jan. 17, 2012
8042296 Semiautomatic or fully automatic firearm Oct. 25, 2011
8015740 Firearm construction employing three point bearing Sep. 13, 2011
7941956 Compact foldable handgun May. 17, 2011
7739821 Folding pistol Jun. 22, 2010
7497043 Magazine doubler Mar. 3, 2009
7398614 Firearm apparatus and method Jul. 15, 2008
7302773 Method of firing of firearms Dec. 4, 2007
6460281 Single trigger sequential firing mechanism for a double barrel firearm Oct. 8, 2002
6311603 Firearm charging handle Nov. 6, 2001
5941004 Muzzle-loading rifles and breech-loading rifles Aug. 24, 1999
5388361 Nightstick with shell-firing mechanism Feb. 14, 1995
5364097 Baton with integral projectile launcher Nov. 15, 1994
5105569 Single shot pistol Apr. 21, 1992
4748759 Personal protection firearm Jun. 7, 1988
4649659 Obturation in a firearm Mar. 17, 1987
4646456 Firearm with automatic ejection Mar. 3, 1987
4254570 Double barrelled firearm Mar. 10, 1981

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