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1) Newly added items
2) Deactivated Pistols
3) Deactivated and Obsolete calibre Rifles
4) Deactivated Sub-Machine Guns
5) Deactivated Machine Guns
6) Deactivated Shotguns
7) Deactivated Grenades, Missiles and Grenade Launchers
8) Inert display-only ammunition
9) Bayonets and knives
10) Field Equipment
11) Medals and Documents

Every item is individually photographed and the item pictured is the actual item for sale and what you will receive, unless specifically stated in the description. We will give as full and accurate a  description as possible, but please do not hesitate to contact us for any further information at info@jaybe-militaria.co.uk   We aim to answer all emails within 24 hours.


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What is a deactivated weapon? What does this mean, and what is done to the weapon to make it harmless?

'Deactivated' is the term applied to any  firearm that has been rendered 'incapable of discharging any shot, bullet or other missile'.
For a firearm to be concidered deactivated to comply with UK law, the deactivation process must have been carried out by an authorised body, and this work must have been inspected, and passed, by an authorised Proof House in the UK.  The Proof House stamps the various deactivated components with a discreet mark to show they comply with the law, and then issues a Deactivation Certificate for that firearm, recording amongst other details, the make of the firearm, the serial number and calibre.
Once a firearm is deactivated as described above, it no longer requires a firearms licence to own it. The law only requires that the owner be 18 years of age or more.
What is actually done to the firearm? Deactivation covers the major components. Ie the barrel, the receiver or breech, and the firing mechanism, to varying degrees, depending on the type and design of the firearm.  It involves the machining away of vital material to weaken the parts and render them unusable, and welding in of obstructions to prevent anything being loaded or passing down the barrel. The resultant product is a completely harmless piece of military or sporting history, that almost anybody can own and display and educate with.
All deactivated firearms sold by Jaybe Militaria comply fully with UK law, and carry Proof House stamps to the deactivated components, and hold Certificates of Deactivation issued by the Proof House.

The above information is intended only as a basic overview of this complex subject, and not an absolute explanation. If you have any doubts or concerns about any firearm, whatever it's condition, seek expert advice.

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When buying more than one item, please contact us for a combined postage quote, as the website cannot work it out and will add up as if sent separately. Any postage overpayment of £5 or more will be refunded or credited. Any questions, please contact us. ALL carriage is fully insured.   

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Deactivated Chinese Type 56 carbine, with underfolding bayonet, moving bolt
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We will be regularly updating the website with new items, so please keep looking. We usually have several items waiting to be listed, so if you have a specific requirement, please don't hesitate to contact us. 
We are also always on the lookout for new stock, so get in touch if you would like to sell your unwanted deactivated weapons or bayonets, or any other militaria at info@jaybe-militaria.co.uk.