What’s the Law: Selling a Black Powder Firearm

WHAT’S THE LAW?

BY DARRYL CHOY

TOPIC: Selling a Black Powder Firearm

Question: I am selling some reproduction black powder muzzle loader long guns, plus a few cap and ball revolvers. What’s the procedure?

Answer: If the black powder firearm uses loose black powder and not cartridges, the buyer must have a police department long gun permit to acquire. (Note the words, “FOR BLACK POWDER,” stamped on the permit.) Make a copy of the permit for your records. Buyer does not have to register the black powder firearm. This applies to black powder long guns and handguns.

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