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OSSh-42 Flare Pistol

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OSSh-42 Flare Pistol - 26.5mm

The OSSh-42 (Osvetitelniy Signalniy Shpagina, "Illumination and Signal designed by Shpagin") is a Soviet flare pistol designed by Georgiy Semyonovich Shpagin (best known for his PPSh-41 submachine gun). It entered service in 1943 (as SPSh-43), but very soon was replaced by an improved version, the SPSh-44.


(1942 - 1944)

  • Type: Flare pistol
  • Country of Origin: USSR
  • Caliber: 26.5mm
  • Weight: 2.4 lbs (1.1 kg)
  • Length: 8.5 in (21.5 cm)
  • Barrel Length: 5.5 in (14 cm)
  • Feed System: Single shot
  • Fire Modes: Single action

The OSSh-42 Flare Pistol and variants can be seen in the following films, television series, video games, and anime used by the following actors:


Title Actor Character Note Date
The Road Home (Synovya) Vasili Leonov A partisan 1946


Show Title Actor Character Note Date
The Saboteur 3: Crimea (Diversant. Krym) Artyom Alekseev Oberleutnant Hans Gerhard Bahnsen 2020

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