Need help

Discussion in 'Legal and Activism' started by slowgt, Jul 17, 2010.

  1. slowgt

    slowgt New Member

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    Hello im David Just wanted to stop and say hello!! Im trying to find out if some one will help me to get some # off a gun that has been stolen I have the guys Info on Where the gun was bought new And his name is there any thing i can do? Or am I sol. Thanks guys
     
  2. canebrake

    canebrake New Member

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    Not sure what your question is?

    Hand gun?

    Long gun?

    What State are you in?

    More data please?
     

  3. Poink88

    Poink88 New Member

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    If I am reading your post right, your gun was stolen and you do not have the serial number on record and you want to find it out. Correct?

    How did you buy the gun (face to face or shipped to an FFL)?
    Where did you buy the gun (individual or store)?
     
  4. Jpyle

    Jpyle New Member

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    Are you the owner? Go to the shop where the gun was purchased and ask if the BATF Form 4473 is available. I believe FFLs are required to keep a log of transfers. The serial number may also be on the box or case the gun came in or on the receipt.
     
  5. General_lee

    General_lee New Member

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    FFLs are required to keep a log of transfers as well as inventory.
    They are logged in and out of the A&D books just like regular inventory.

    The 4473 form will have the serial number.
    Their acquisition and disposition logs should have the number as well.

    If the gun was bought new, the serial number should be on the case/box that the gun came in.. if you still have the box, it might save you a trip to the FFL.
     
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  6. slowgt

    slowgt New Member

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    nc long gun browning 7mm
     
  7. slowgt

    slowgt New Member

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    My dad got the gun 25 tears ago from a guy he worked with and now he is dead. Not my dad the other guy.. And the shop where the gun was got at new has been closed for 10 years..
     
  8. Jpyle

    Jpyle New Member

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    That sure would have been helpful to know in the initial post. :) Any chance your Dad kept the bill of sale? The serial number may be on there. Short of that I believe you are out of luck, sol as you said, unless the gun has been insured or the serial number has been written down or photographed at some point.
     
  9. slowgt

    slowgt New Member

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    Man we had the # somewhere and cant find them and I have looked for pic of it for 3 mo I guess im sol anyone have belgum made and assembled 7mm they want to sell
     
  10. billdeserthills

    billdeserthills New Member

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    I am an FFL, and while I am responsible for keeping records for a minimum of 20 years, my records are kept in chronological order. Makes it tough if you don't know when the gun was purchased... Plus, I do not have a duty to look up anything for anyone but the jackbooted thugs, just sayin...
     
  11. billdeserthills

    billdeserthills New Member

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    One good thing, since your Dad is still around, maybe you can get him to help pitch in on another gun!:D
     
  12. robocop10mm

    robocop10mm Lifetime Supporting Member Lifetime Supporter

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    If you have made a report to LE for the theft, they can request a trace by ATF. If you know who bought it, where and about when, ATF can find it.
     
  13. slowgt

    slowgt New Member

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    Yea we got the atf on it now thanks guys