I need advice. About three years ago, my dad gave me his 22 cal. pistol my mother gave to him on thier 1 year anniversary (about 1958). The gun had a little pitting on the metal and the hammer would pull back extremly hard. I took the gun to a local gun shop to have it repaired and reblued. I have brought guns to this shop on 2-3 diferent occasion for the same thing and he usually has the guns for 2-3 years. Not a big deal as i dont use the guns anyway, I just like to have my dads and grandads guns. Well in the first two years, I called a couple of times and he said it was not done yet and he would call when done. another 1 - 1 1/2 years went by so i stopped in to check on it. The gun shop owner tells me he does not have the gun and does not know what i am talking about. I have the claim check for when I dropped the gun off, when I showed this to him he said that he has not used those claim checks for years and someone else must have picked up the gun. It is a gun that is not worth much but my mother gave it to my dad, that is worth alot to me. Can anyone give me advise on what to do next? Is the claim check that I have worth anything? Any help on the matter would be greatly appreciated.