The Makarov was first produced in the Soviet Union under government supervision in the 1970s and until the end of the Cold War. The Makarov pistol was also manufactured in Bulgaria at the Arsenal military factory. The Bulgarian model can be identified by the number 10 as the Soviets classed this Bulgarian factory as location 10. The Makarov is still standard issue for the Bulgarian armed forces and also for their local police. However, the pistol is slowly being replaced and placed on the surplus market. The Bulgarian Makarov has been an eastern block service pistol for many years and has earned a reputation as a reliable pistol. This Bulgarian Makarov Single Action/Double Action pistol Cal. 9x18 is graded excellent condition with all matching numbers. Makarov has a bright bore with sharp lands. Comes with two non- matching magazines. Pistol is both a collectible and a excellent personal defense firearm. Pistol is from a small recent importation as Bulgarian Makarov pistols have not been seen on the surplus market for years. 01ffl sales only. Credit cards 3.5%. Photos are of the Makarov the buyer will receive. These Makarovs are illegal to own in some states. Know your state laws before bidding.3002 Many additional photos on request.