Originally Posted by The Saint
This isn't the US.
So, no Mauser broomhandles.
7. A handgun manufactured before 1898 that is capable of discharging centre-fire cartridges, other than a handgun designed or adapted to discharge 32 Short Colt, 32 Long Colt, 32 Smith and Wesson, 32 Smith and Wesson Long, 32-20 Winchester, 38 Smith and Wesson, 38 Short Colt, 38 Long Colt, 38-40 Winchester, 44-40 Winchester, or 45 Colt cartridges.
Was the broomhandle modified to fire any of the above? My research tells me no...
9 mm Mauser Export (rare)
.45 ACP (China)
BUILT IN 1896.
this, my friend, is before 1898