recovering a serial number

Discussion in 'Technical Questions & Information' started by Helix_FR, May 26, 2010.

  1. Helix_FR

    Helix_FR Active Member

    Apr 14, 2009
    Imperial, MO
    Need a little advise. I got a guy that want me to restamp his serial number on his handgun. It was stolen from him but recovered but 2 of the numbers on the serial number were defaced. He has a police report with the actual serial number on the report and the original box with numbers and the bill of sale with numbers. Does this still require a call to my ATF agent to square away or does anyone know what the answer is.
     
  2. TRAP55

    TRAP55 Active Member

    Yes, but don't let the morons try to re-stamp it.
     

  3. Jim K

    Jim K New Member

    Dec 6, 2009
    It is a CYA exercise, but I would get BATFE's advice.

    Jim
     
  4. i would suggest not restamping,no matter what anyone says.keep paper work and multiple copies and shoot away.i had a harley stolen once and the numbers were removed.i still had to reapply for a new title and numbers.it was not worth it old semperfi
     
Similar Threads
Forum Title Date
Technical Questions & Information 22supershot model 70 serial #4579 under trigger guard. Oct 21, 2016
Technical Questions & Information Iver Johnson 32, model 1900, serial 3225, nickle plated except for trigger and hammer. Aug 8, 2016
Technical Questions & Information Iver Johnson Serial Numbers Jun 26, 2016
Technical Questions & Information H&R serial number help May 6, 2016
Technical Questions & Information IJ Model 50 22 magnum serial K52647 Feb 27, 2016