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Old September 6, 2010, 06:06 PM   #1
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Gun trade in Florida thumbprint required?

I was watching a transaction at one of the biggest gunstore groups in C.Florida and when did they start filling out the pawn shop form and requiring a thumbprint on a gun trade?

I have not traded a gun for a long time to a dealer in Florida so maybe I missed the change?

Anybody have an idea

This was not a pawn shop nor was this a pawn transaction. The buyer was trading a revolver and $100 for a 9mm automatic. The Federal form was filled out and then came the pawn form.
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Old September 6, 2010, 09:17 PM   #2
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no thumb print required
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Old September 6, 2010, 09:31 PM   #3
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Could just be that particular business's policy to do that.
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Old September 6, 2010, 11:14 PM   #4
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Thumb print is required in florida for all PAWN shop deals where the pawn broker is the BUYER of ANY THING!!!

The Gun Dealer may have a pawn broker license for the purpose of taking in guns. If he offers a pawn service for guns, he would be required to get a rt. thumb print to take in a gun.

Just a guess...

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