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Posted: 5/24/2005 8:16:01 PM EDT
Lets say I send a gun to an out of state ffl to be transferred to a buyer. We agree on a 3 day inspection. The buyer inspects it and it is not whta he wants. now how do i get the gun back?

Can his FFL send it back to me directly?lets say it stayed at the ffl but was never 4473 to the buyer.

but if it is 4473'd then must it be sent back to a FFL to be transferred to me again?


Link Posted: 5/25/2005 6:38:48 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Wash-Ar15:
Lets say I send a gun to an out of state ffl to be transferred to a buyer. We agree on a 3 day inspection. The buyer inspects it and it is not whta he wants. now how do i get the gun back?

Can his FFL send it back to me directly?lets say it stayed at the ffl but was never 4473 to the buyer.

but if it is 4473'd then must it be sent back to a FFL to be transferred to me again?





It can be returned directly to you. See 27CFR, 478.147.


TITLE 27--ALCOHOL, TOBACCO PRODUCTS, AND FIREARMS

CHAPTER II--BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, FIREARMS, AND EXPLOSIVES,
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

PART 478_COMMERCE IN FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION--Table of Contents

Subpart I_Exemptions, Seizures, and Forfeitures

Sec. 478.147 Return of firearm.

A person not otherwise prohibited by Federal, State or local law may
ship a firearm to a licensed importer, licensed manufacturer, or
licensed dealer for any lawful purpose, and, notwithstanding any other
provision of this part, the licensed manufacturer, licensed importer, or
licensed dealer may return in interstate or foreign commerce to that
person the firearm or a replacement firearm of the same kind and type.
See Sec. 478.124(a) for requirements of a Form 4473 prior to return. A
person not otherwise prohibited by Federal, State or local law may ship
a firearm curio or relic to a licensed collector for any lawful purpose,
and, notwithstanding any other provision of this part, the licensed
collector may return in interstate or foreign commerce to that person
the firearm curio or relic.
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