Originally Posted by willfully armed
Per a long gun, go back to your dealer and get a copy. They only keep 4473 records for & years.
not 7 years: "Dealers are required to maintain completed forms for 20 years in the case of completed sales and 5 years where the sale was denied by the NICS check coming back disapproved or other disqualifying information." - Wiki
i KNOW FOR A FACT, that 4473 forms are NEVER destroyed, either. they must either be returned to the ATF, or retained by the business until the end of the business life (and then returned).
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Last edited by USEBOTHHANDS; 03-15-2011 at 02:28 AM.