These ex-guns were the property of a recently-deceased collector, and one of our members is trying to get some money for his widow.
1941 Mk1 .303 Bren great condition £850
1913 SMLE in fair condition £200
Enfield Indian percussion cap muzzle loading .50 cal circa 1850 £300
Portuguese Mauser 1904 pattern bolt action. Very good condition £450
Lee Enfield Mk4 .303. Very good condition. £400
Please speak to Mike or Mary if you are interested.
If so, you’ll need to look at:
Because of the EU law ( Directive (EU) 2017/853 ) which we have already accepted, we are now subjected to the ridiculous system of recording items which were not controlled or registered – until now.
Below are some edited extracts from the circular, but note that they are NOT the law – you will need to look at the whole thing.
(Firearms which were deactivated prior to 8 April 2016 are not covered by these provisions. )
The notification of the transfer of a deactivated firearm only applies to those acquired since 14 September 2018.
A person commits an offence if they are in possession of a deactivated firearm unless they have given notice to the appropriate authority or the transfer has already been notified by the person who previously possessed it.
In practice this means that details of deactivated firearms acquired between 8 April 2016 (the date the EU technical specifications came into effect) and 14 September 2018, and which have remained unaltered ever since do not need to be notified to the appropriate national authority until 14 March 2021. If at any time before that date they transfer the deactivated firearm then they will need to notify the Home Office of the transfer.
It is an offence if a person transfers a deactivated firearm to another and does not give notice to the appropriate national authority (Home Office). A person guilty of an offence is liable to a fine of up to £200.