What about if you wanted to insure your collection, sell it at auction, or sell to someone else, do you know what your antique or modern pistol, revolver, or long gun is worth in today's market?
There are numerous reasons why you might need a certified appraisal of your collection. Here are just some of the reasons:
Due to governmental state and federal gun laws, selling or transferring firearms are subject to various restrictions. Because of these restrictions, a firearm sometimes has to be transferred between two Federal Firearm License (FFL) holders before an individual can take possession of it.
Below are just a few examples of when this may be required. It is not a complete list. If you would like more information concerning these regulations, you may contact the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.