February 22, 2008 - Admin
Buying and Collecting Firearms
by Sarah Freeland, Guest Author
Guns are an invention that radically changed the world. In fact, they can be viewed as the invention that marked the beginning of the modern era for humanity. Before firearms were discovered battles were still basically won or lost based on the physical strength and size of the warrior. After the invention of firearms everything changed.
If you are a collector of firearms then it is important that you stay on top of gun values. This way you will know when you have found a good deal and when a particular gun is overpriced. There are a lot of resources that you can turn to, to help you understand trends in the gun market. One of them is the Blue Book of Gun Values.
If you have a large, or growing gun collection, then it may be a good idea for you to insurance your collection, especially if you have several valuable antique guns in your collection. Before you can insurance your gun collection you will need to have it appraised. Gun appraisal can be completed by appraising each piece individually, or by having the entire collection appraised as a single unit.
If you plan on selling firearms then you need to educate yourself on the new rules and regulations for buying, selling and shipping firearms. There are a lot of restrictions when it comes to who is legally able to sell firearms and to whom you can sell your firearms to. In addition to federal firearm rules you will also need to abide by state rules and interstate firearm trade rules.
Information, resources and guides regarding guns for sale and firearm auctions – Antique firearms appraisal information, reviews and resources – Gun Auctioneer is your source for finding gun brokers, weapon auctions and online gun sales as well as Civil War and military collectibles and weapons.