GUN Shipping an ancient pistol

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  1. Buzz Killington

    Buzz Killington nunc fortunatus sum

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    Family member called this AM and they need cash fast and want to sell me a Smith & Wesson Model 1, .22 revolver from about 1860-1861.

    Are there restrictions of direct shipping something that old?
     
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    Dsking85 New Member

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    you can ship it if it's black powder, and unable to be converted to shoot a cased round, otherwise you need an FFL. C&R for that one.
     
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    Zombie Pornstar I'm cumming RAWL

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    We argue about this everytime. Some people say FFL, some say direct delivery is fine...

    Personally, legal or not, go with direct delivery. The chances you will be caught and prosecuted are miniscule, especially with that gun.
     
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    01_Cruiser An American Classic OT Supporter

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    From what I understand (which may be wrong), if it's 100 years or older, you dont need an FFL
     
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    :werd: I believe if its over 100 years old its considered an antique and can be shipped direct, sometimes you see real old Mosin's or Mausers in sportsmansguide that they will ship direct to you cause the gun was made in 1890's.
     
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    Makes sense. I doubt you will see any ngas walkin the streets with those guns, causing a ruckuss :rofl:

    Would be funny though. Guy holds up a convenience store with a musket.
     
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    Don't guess with legal advice, not worth it. 1898 is the cutoff year for antiques
     
  8. Buzz Killington

    Buzz Killington nunc fortunatus sum

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    I just found some info that confirms this. The pistol's serial number indicates it's an 1860 run so I'm good to go.
     

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