Tag: c&r

FFL 03 Curio & Relic License Amendment: Sometimes the ATF Needs a Reminder

FFL 03 Curio & Relic License Amendment: Sometimes the ATF Needs a Reminder

I’ve held a Curio & Relic collector’s firearms license since December of 2006. A C&R license, issued by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, makes it easier to collect and transfer historical firearms. The BATF has to be notified when a C&R holder moves. You need to file Form 5300.38: Application for an Amended […]

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Polish RADOM P-64 Curio & Relic Handgun Review

Polish RADOM P-64 Curio & Relic Handgun Review

My favorite thing about having a Curio & Relic FFL 03 license is being exposed to all sorts of weird firearms that the typical gun owner isn’t interested in. The Polish RADOM P-64 handgun is a great example. The P-64 is sort of a redheaded stepchild kind of pistol. It looks like a Walther PPK […]

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Check yourself before you wreck yourself

Check yourself before you wreck yourself

One of the really neat things about having a Federal Curio & Relic license is the ability to purchase historic firearms at low prices and have them delivered directly to my door. I’ve purchased about all the long guns I’m interested in for now, and have moved on to surplus hand guns. I have taken […]

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Diamond in the rough? Probably not.

Diamond in the rough? Probably not.

We interrupt your regularly scheduled Gibberish entries to discuss some important news. I received my “fair” grade Yugoslavian SKS semi-automatic carbine from Century International Arms today. The UPS guy just dropped it off on the porch, without so much as a signature. Rad. Gotta love the C&R license. The quality of this SKS and my […]

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From Russia, with love

From Russia, with love

I received my Curio and Relic Federal Firearms License from the .gov last month. If you don’t follow the link to Wikipedia and you just want the short answer, a C&R license allows me to buy certain firearms of historical value from a dealer and have them shipped directly to my home. This differs from […]

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