“Sec. 1. Whoever manufacturers, sells or exposes for sale, any weapon known or designated as brass knuckles, billy, slung-shot, sand-bag, black-jack or other weapon of similar character, shall, for the first offense be fined not less than ten dollars nor more than fifty dollars, and for the second and subsequent offenses, shall be fined not less than one hundred dollars nor more than five hundred dollars and imprisoned not less than thirty days nor more than six months.
Sec. 2. The provisions of this act shall not apply to any such weapons as may be designated for use by officers of the law.”
1911, OH, An Act to Prohibit the Manufacture and Sale of Certain Kinds of Weapons, §§ 1-2
The State of Ohio Legislative Acts Passed and Joint Resolutions Adopted by the Seventy-Ninth General Assembly at Its Regular Session Begun and Held in the City of Columbus, January 2, 1911, vol. 102 (Springfield, OH: The Springfield Publishing Company, 1911), 124-125. An Act to Prohibit the Manufacture and Sale of Certain Kinds of Weapons [House Bill No. 320], §§ 1-2. Passed May 17th, 1911; approved May 18th, 1911.