Warning

 

Close

Confirm Action

Are you sure you wish to do this?

Confirm Cancel
Member Login

Log In

A valid email is required.
Password is required.
Posted: 7/16/2001 7:20:32 PM EDT
Quick question..... What is required to transfer a rifle from a private party to myself? My FFL buddy who I work with is out of town and I"m too damn impatient to wait for his reply!! Specifically, does the party selling need a copy of my buddies FFL in order to ship the gun to him? I know once the FFL holder has it, it's SOP, but am curious as to getting the gun TO HIM. Geez, I read this 3 times and hope it makes sense!! Thanks.
Link Posted: 7/16/2001 7:29:27 PM EDT
If it's coming from a private seller out of state, the seller has to verify somehow that your FFL buddy, the recipient, is in fact a licensee, before he can legally ship it. If it's coming from an in-state source, it generally doesn't need to go through an FFL at all... You don't list your state of residence - that can make a difference for states like California.
Link Posted: 7/16/2001 7:45:40 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 7/16/2001 7:44:57 PM EDT by gunnutt]
Circuits, Thanks for the reply. Yes, it is coming from out of state to my FFL holder. What does the seller need to verify then? He (the seller) mentioned a signed copy of my buddies FFL, but that doesn't seem right. If I were the FFL, I wouldn't want my signed license to go to someone unknown. My FFL holder has been at it for a long time, so I'm sure he'll know. I just was trying to get things lined up. He is doing me a favor....again!! He just doesn't know it yet!! [;)]
Link Posted: 7/17/2001 6:16:43 AM EDT
An ink-signed copy of the recipient's FFL is only required if the sender is also an FFL. The most common means of verification now would be to send the first 3 and last five digits to the sender, so he can verify the licensee's name and licensed premises address on the ATF's FFL EZ-Check page at their website. Another way to accomplish that would be to black out all but the first 3 and last 5 digits on an unsigned copy of the license, and mail that to the sender.
Link Posted: 7/17/2001 6:44:17 PM EDT
Link Posted: 7/17/2001 7:19:13 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 7/17/2001 7:31:02 PM EDT by gunnutt]
Thanks guys.... I'm just trying to get syuff lined up for my FFL when he gets back in town. I've always done dealer/dealer stuff before. I'll pass on the info. Oh, one more thing: Is my FFL then required to put it in his books? Techically, the weapon was never his to sell. Geez, why do they make this stuff so damn complicated? Thanks again. Jim
Link Posted: 7/18/2001 8:26:04 AM EDT
Top Top