So You Inherited a Gun. Now What?

When a gun enthusiast passes away, those who inherit the guns aren’t always gun enthusiasts themselves. Often they are left with firearms they know nothing about and want nothing to do with. Below are some ideas for what to do with your inherited gun.

One of the first things that you should do is identify the firearm’s model, so you can get an idea of what it is worth. You can try searching Google Images or use this form. If you are able to read the serial number on your firearm then you will be able to determine exactly what it is. The serial number will provide a lot of useful information like model, manufacturing information and approximate value. Once you identify your firearm you can start figuring out how to get rid of it.

One of the easiest ways to get rid of your gun is to simply surrender it to your local police department. The downside is that they won’t pay you in many cases. If you want to get paid for your gun then you can take it down to a pawn shop. That means dealing with transporting the firearm and haggling with the pawnbrokers. Many people are uncomfortable with transporting and selling their firearm, the pawnbroker will sense this and try to buy the firearm for a ridiculously low price.

By far, the easiest and most lucrative way to sell your gun is to use We make sure that identifying your firearm is quick and easy, with no out of pocket cost. We just need a few pictures and the serial number. The appraisal team then determines the model, condition and an estimated offer. If we can’t identify your firearm, we will pay to have it shipped to our firearm inspection facility. Once we determine the model and condition, we’ll give you an offer. Don’t like the offer? We’ll send it back at no charge. You never have to leave your house with the firearm if you so desire.

When a close friend or family member passes away, there is a mountain of work to be done. Don’t let inherited firearms stress you out. At, we take pride in offering a fast, hassle-free method of selling used firearms. We believe that the best way to generate business is to be truly good at what you do. That’s why we work hard to streamline the buyback process and deliver top notch customer service.

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