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    Bulgarian Arsenal Markings

    What are all of the different Bulgarian Arsenal Markings?

    I have seen double circle 10, double circle 21, and single circle 25.

    How many factories are there?

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    ((10)) is the only marking for Arsenal Bulgaria.

    The other #'s are for Bulgarian companies that supply the Bulgarian military.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Templar
    ((10)) is the only marking for Arsenal Bulgaria.

    The other #'s are for Bulgarian companies that supply the Bulgarian military.
    Oh, ok.

    Is there many more companies than the ones I listed? It would be neat to see a current list of all the companies that supply the Bulgarian Military....at least magazine wise.

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    Optico Electron is ((25)), but I don't know who the ((21)) is.
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    Here are the ones I know about:

    10 Factory 10 - Kazanlak

    11 VMZ - Sopot

    12 Sredetz - Sofia

    14 ???

    21 and 27 NITI Kazanlak - it is the former research and development branch of Arsenal (“NITI” stands for Science, Research, and Technology Engineering). On Arsenal’s privatization NITI remained a separate state-owned company.

    22 ELOVITZA - Gabrovo

    25 Optiko Elektron - Panagiurishte

    33 and 20 ARCUS - Lyaskovetz

    46 DUNARIT - Ruse

    58 ???

    61 MECHANICS & ASSEMBLY – Sevlievo (in liquidation)

    233 TEREM - Kostenetz
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    Thanks Stoyan79!
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    np

    Quote Originally Posted by Donka
    Thanks Stoyan79!
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    Polish NSP-3 Scope S/N R-59170
    FN-49
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    This should be made sticky, so we can add more when we find them!
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    Finally found more info in Factory 21 in Bulgaria!

    21 NITI Kazanlak - it is the former research and development branch of Arsenal (“NITI” stands for Science, Research, and Technology Engineering). On Arsenal’s privatization NITI remained a separate state-owned company.
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    Polish NSP-3 Scope S/N R-59437
    Polish NSP-3 Scope S/N R-59170
    FN-49
    SVT-40

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    Nice bit of info, thanks.
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    Found another one!


    12 - "Sredetz" - Sofia
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    Polish NSP-3 Scope S/N R-59437
    Polish NSP-3 Scope S/N R-59170
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    stoyan79: Great info, thanks! I have incorporated the info about NITI Kazanlak into my 5.45 Magazine Guide.

    How 'bout we also post pics of the marks we're talking about? I'm familiar with the Code 10, 21 and 25, of course, but have never seen many of the others listed.
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    As far as I know, these are the only Bulgarian factories that made mags. The recently imported mags are made by somebody else in Bulgaria, but nobody from my Bulgarian connections knows by who???



    Quote Originally Posted by Shooter521
    stoyan79: Great info, thanks! I have incorporated the info about NITI Kazanlak into my 5.45 Magazine Guide.

    How 'bout we also post pics of the marks we're talking about? I'm familiar with the Code 10, 21 and 25, of course, but have never seen many of the others listed.
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    Just found more info about the recently imported mags from Bulgaria. They are made by ISD Bulgaria - the same guys that are making the recent AK import SSR-85.

    http://www.isd-bg.com/
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    Re:

    Quote Originally Posted by stoyan79
    Just found more info about the recently imported mags from Bulgaria. They are made by ISD Bulgaria - the same guys that are making the recent AK import SSR-85.

    http://www.isd-bg.com/
    By recently imported, do you mean the non-mil spec Bulgarian Bullet mags that were introduced 1-2 years ago?
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