Re: Do NFA regulations apply to antique firearms?
Yeah, you have to be able to prove it is pre-1899. That can either be serial number, like Colts or Winchesters, or "company went out of business before 1899", or "that gun model was discontinued before 1899".
Unfortunately not everyone numbered their guns, and even if they did it does not always help. Remington double derringer, for example. They numbered them from 001 to 999, and then started over again at 001. Don't know how many thousand they made, but the numbers never go higher than 999.
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