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Old September 1, 2011, 12:13 AM   #2
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There are no special requirements under federal law. All firearms made before 1/1/1899 are legal antiques, period.


The burden of proof is on the parties transferring such a firearm to demonstrate that the gun was, in fact, made before 1899. Beware of fakes.

EDIT: In the case of this particular gun, it appears the barrel is less that 16" long, so be aware of the federal NFA guidelines if it fires conventional metallic cartridge ammunition.
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