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Old March 9th, 2009, 18:51   #32
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Jaxxin View Post
'antique: The US government considers any item over 100 years old to be an antique, whereas most collectors use 50 years as a benchmark.'
This isn't the US.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Criminal Code of Canada
"antique firearm" means

(a) any firearm manufactured before 1898 that was not designed to discharge rim-fire or centre-fire ammunition and that has not been redesigned to discharge such ammunition, or
(b) any firearm that is prescribed to be an antique firearm
So, no Mauser broomhandles.
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