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Czech Small Arms (C.S.A.) is the only manufacturer of the Sa vz.58 rifles and Sa vz.61 Pistols. The factory located in Jablunka, Czech Republic, continues to produce these legendary firearms for distributors in almost 30 countries on 6 continents. Originally manufactured by CZ Uhersky Brod, Sa vz. 58 rifles and Sa vz. 61 Pistols are currently produced only by Czech Small Arms.
The growing popularity of the vz.58 and vz.61 has led to this expansion of new calibres. The vz.58 is now offered in .223 Rem and .222 Remington, while the Sa vz.61 is available in 9 mm P.A. Blank, 9 mm P.A. Rubber, 9 mm Browning and 9 mm Makarov.
A high degree of quality assurance is found throughout each level of the vz.58 and vz.61 production. From testing of raw materials to CNC machining and firearm assembly, every step of production exhibits extreme attention to detail. The objective of C.S.A. is to produce high quality firearms with a continued emphasis on innovation.
|U.S. Patent No.||Application No.||Filing Date||1st
|7,895,933||11/783,151||4/6/2007||4/17/2008||3/1/2011||PISTOL CONVERSION FROM AN AUTOMATIC WEAPON
|7,676,974||11/442,324||5/30/2006||8/9/2007||3/16/2010||AUTOMATIC RIFLE CONVERTED FOR NON-MILITARY USE
|8,191,298||12/605,790||10/26/2009||1/20/2011||06/05/2012||MAGAZINE QUICK-RELEASE BLOCKING APPARATUS & METHOD|
|9,310,148||14/724,852||05/29/2015||12/03/2015||04/12/2016||APPARATUS & METHOD REQUIRING DISASSEMBLY OF RIFLE TO REMOVE MAGAZINE|
|10,228,207||15/910,044||03/02/2018||09/13/2018||03/12/2019||PISTOL INCLUDING MULTIFUNCTIONAL TRIGGER BAR, TRIGGER BAR RELEASE, DUAL SIDED TRIGGER BAR DEPRESSOR AND LOCKING BLOCK SPRINGS|
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