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Old 01-06-2023, 4:41 PM
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Talking Circa 1950’s JC Higgins .22 semi auto rifle has no serial - how to ppt

Hello All

I am helping a friend who is fiduciary and is trying to figure out how to transfer / sell a JC Higgins Model 30 (583.70), as part of estate sale. Since this seems to be made before serialization mandate on Guns (mfg date is mid 1950’s).

How would a sale or transfer be done?

Any and all advice would be helpful

Thank you.
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Old 01-06-2023, 5:13 PM
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I bought/sold a vintage 22 rifle w/o a serial number,
if I recall the DROS form stated no serial number.
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Old 01-06-2023, 8:29 PM
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PPT like normal. The DROS form with just say "NSN" No Serial Number in the serial number box. Alternatly, they can transfer it directly to any California resident that has a 03FFL and COE since it is a C&R gun.

Those are cool guns, built by High Standard for sale through Sears in the 50-60's
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Old 01-09-2023, 9:46 AM
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The DES system will not accept "NSN" I usually call every couple times I do one but the most common entry is "Antique2"
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Old 01-13-2023, 9:57 PM
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000NSN000 works
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Old 01-17-2023, 5:42 PM
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I had the following in my notes from an earlier DOJ webinar.

No Serial Number: If the firearm is a C&R long gun or handgun and lacks a serial number (never had one), then the serial number for the DROS is “2antique” and for the 4473 and A&D, use NSN.
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