USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Welcome back to The Legal Brief, the show where we CRUSH the various legal myths and misinformation surrounding various areas of the gun world. I’m your host Adam Kraut and you should have received your ballot for the NRA Board of Directors election, so go vote! If you aren’t sure how to vote, be sure to check out the video I did on that.
Today we’re talking about antique firearms. And no this is not the C&R License episode, you’re going to have to keep waiting for that one.
When it comes to firearms, one of the least discussed are antique firearms. And these aren’t from your mother’s antique collection.
So what exactly is an antique firearm?
The definition in the Gun Control Act or GCA tells us that an antique firearm is;
(1) any firearm, including any firearm with a matchlock, flintlock, percussion cap, or similar type of ignition system which was manufactured in or before 1898 (2) any replica of any firearm that I just described if the replica is not designed or redesigned for using rimfire or conventional centerfire fixed ammunition, or uses rimfire or conventional centerfire …Read the Rest