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All percussion muzzle loading guns made after the outbreak of WW2 in 1939 require a Section 1 FAC.

Those made prior to this event are classed as Section 58 (2) antiques and no licence is required.

However the laws are still valid for antique Percussion guns :

Antique guns are on sale to COLLECTORS ONLY, to be kept as a curio or ornament, as per Home Office Guidelines Section 58 (2). Persons wishing to buy any antique must not be a prohibited person and can legally purchase and own such items clearly defined under the new Provisions 108-111 of the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act. These provisions came into force on Monday 14 July 2014.

 

Colt Model 1849 Pocket Revolver in 0•31 Percussion.

No Licence Required.

Colt model 1849 pocket revolver, made in 1865 towards the end of the civil war. Very good bore and overall condition, Cylinder engraving is very sharp, sign of colour case hardening still visible, a really nice example of this iconic back up revolver, only £3,900.

E mail Gunsmith Mike for more information : Mike@PrestigeArms.co.uk

 

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