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It's tough to give an accurate assessment of the collection without a lot of good pictures, plus you say there's more. The ones not shown could be the more valuable units. Any C&R or milsurp, Garands, 03s, 1911s, SSA? Sounds like you're pressed for time. You might consider a list of the weapons and ammo for starters. If you trust your girl friend's pops, ask him what he's willing to pay per piece or the whole she bang. I think a single sale of all the long guns, to a state resident is the simplest, cash and carry, no paper. Even though they may be unfired, they're still used. The pistols might need FFL involvement. Ask around. Good luck, PAX
 

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In general, a professional appraisal of a firearm collection is going cost money and time. You're going to have to do some foot work yourself to avoid those fee$, and that is going to take some time. It kinda sounds like you're not a savvy gun guy, and that's a sticky wicket. Again, make a list and inventory what's there, then compare what the item SOLD for on an auction site like Gun Broker. You say you want to give the girlfriend's dad a "fair" deal. Pretty vague. Fair by how much, $25 bucks each, $100 each? $20 grand for $25 grand's worth of iron's pretty fair. I see where Nevada requires background checks as of January 2020 (fee$), so there's that to consider for EACH sale. But a sale can be 50 guns.for one transaction. I believe they can be gifted to you from you mom without any paper case (could be wrong), and if you're moving to a free state, like Idaho, they're yours. PAX
 

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There is a "Blue Book" of gun values.
If you want to get rid of them, buy the book and do your own research.
Sit down with your girlfriends father and go over every weapon with him and the book.
Agree on pricing and move on to the next.
If there are any you can't determine a price on then call a few gun shops and ask around for advice.
I'm sure you will have success with the Blue Book. It seems like your buyer has good intentions and both of you want a fair deal.
Of course if there are any he doesn't want let us know here.
Someone always wants something they haven't got.
Sorry for your loss and best of luck to you.


This link also has an online search.....start there.
All of the print materials regarding value is only roughly accurate to what an item might ACTUALLY fetch, but still a good starting point of reference. The pricing can vary greatly by region, especially on the more modern type weapons, Glocks, ARs...etc.. Again, a single sale/transaction will expedite and simplify the FFL TRANSFER process.

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If you don’t want to deal with a check, though, the field narrows a bit. Permanent transfers of firearms are only available to immediate family members, which, in this case, means children, siblings, grandparents, grandchildren, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews “whether by whole or half blood, adoption, or step-relation.” PAX
 

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Haven't seen OP back yet, wonder if he found another venue?
He got some good scoop from the members here. If he's not a gun guy the task can be daunting. PAX
 
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