Discussion in 'Rifles Wanted' started by berserks9, Oct 31, 2013.
Looking to purchase a Russian SKS rifle Izhevsk(arsenal).
-1953 or 1954
cant do a face to face firearm transfer in Cali
For Curio & Relic firearms(defined under the 1968 gun control act) California state penal code states contrary to your claim.
I am a FFL-03 license holder,although it is still not necessary at the moment for face to face sale.Two unlicensed individuals can do so legally.
Penal Code: 27965
Buying from a Private Party WITHOUT a Dealer
For a very narrow range of firearms, no dealer or license is required. An individual can purchase Curio or Relic long guns without using an FFL and with or without having a Curio and Relic/03 Federal License themselves.
California uses the Federal definition of C&R guns Penal Code 27965 (was 12078(t)(2))
(a) If all of the following requirements are satisfied,
Section 27545 does not apply to the sale, loan, or transfer of a
(1) The sale, loan, or transfer is infrequent, as defined in
(2) The firearm is not a handgun.
(3) The firearm is a curio or relic manufactured at least 50 years
prior to the current date but is not a replica, as defined in
Section 478.11 of Title 27 of the Code of Federal Regulations, or
(b) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1,
2014, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted
statute, that is enacted before January 1, 2014, deletes or extends
Penal Code: 26815
California requires that the dealer retain the gun for 10 days - 10 24-hour periods (see DOJ FAQ # 29) - before delivery is allowed. Penal Code 26815 (was 12071(b)(3)(A) and Penal Code 12072(c)(1)) The 10-day wait begins when the FFL submits the DROS information.
There is an exception for C&R firearms and C&R/03 [/COLOR]FFLs: Penal Code 26970 (was 12072(t)(1)):
(a) The waiting period described in Section 26815 does not
apply to the sale, delivery, loan, or transfer of a firearm if all of
the following conditions are satisfied:
(1) The firearm is a curio or relic, as defined in Section 478.11
of Title 27 of the Code of Federal Regulations, or its successor.
(2) The sale, delivery, loan, or transfer is made by a dealer.
(3) The sale, delivery, loan, or transfer is made to a person who
is licensed as a collector pursuant to Chapter 44 (commencing with
Section 921) of Title 18 of the United States Code and the
regulations issued pursuant thereto.
(4) The licensed collector has a current certificate of
eligibility issued by the Department of Justice pursuant to Section
(b) On the date that the sale, delivery, or transfer is made, the
dealer delivering the firearm shall transmit to the Department of
Justice an electronic or telephonic report of the transaction as is
indicated in Section 28160 or 28165.
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