The best place to buy or sell a gun is at a pawnshop and Florida Pawn is the number one shop in Hollywood and Margate, FL. Visit us today and let us give you the best estimate for your guns or sell you new ones for your collection. We comply with all federal gun regulations involving the purchase or sale of a gun, giving you peace of mind when shopping and selling with us. We also pawn guns in case you need to get the gun back because it is a family antique or holds significant value to you. If you are ready to sell though, we will get you the highest amount possible and in cold hard cash.
How quickly will I get paid for my gun?
The professionals at Florida Pawn will inspect your gun and make sure it is still functioning correctly. Once they have ensured that it will work, they create an estimate for you. If you accept, we will then give you cold hard cash for your piece. Make sure before you bring it in that the gun is unloaded, the magazine is separated from the gun, and that the gun itself has thoroughly been cleaned for maximum value.
Are there any special fees or taxes I should be aware of?
Florida Pawn does not host any special taxes or fees outside of the standard ones with general purchases and sales. We are a federally registered firearm dealer and comply with all regulations set out by the federal government. We also want you to fully understand our Terms and Conditions when buying and selling guns at either location. A staff member at our Hollywood and Margate, FL shops will carefully go over these with you to ensure there are no surprises.
How much paperwork is involved in selling a gun?
While there is no additional paperwork that is required for you to sell your gun to us, there is some necessary paperwork we ask you to have ready when you come to sell your gun. Please bring your I.D., registration information, and any history you have on your firearm. These will expedite your experience with Florida Pawn and get you cash quickly.
Where do I find the serial number on my gun?
While it varies from manufacturer, the serial number for your gun is generally located on the handle, butt, or stamped on the inside of the frame window. If you cannot determine the number, it is best to call the firearm dealer that you purchased it from, or you can have the professionals at Florida Pawn find it for you when you come in to sell. We are happy to help you with any questions regarding your gun.
What happens if I can’t read my serial number?
To keep our company and our employees safe and in compliance with all BATF (Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, and Tobacco), federal, state and local laws and regulations, we can only purchase guns that have clear and defined serial numbers imprinted or stamped into them. If you can’t read the number or your gun is old enough that it doesn’t have a serial number, we will not purchase it at either of our shops in Hollywood or Margate, FL.
Is a background check required to sell my gun?
Background checks are not a requirement for selling your gun, but the professionals at Florida Pawn in Hollywood or Margate, FL can decide on a case by case basis if they wish to run one on the owner. You will have to bring proof that you are the owner of the gun and your license saying you are legally allowed to own firearms. We will not buy or sell guns to minors or people who are not legal residents of the United States.
What do I need to buy a gun?
The state of Florida requires that you bring Florida Pawn your state issued I.D. and permit from your safety course to purchase a gun. You must be 18 to buy a rifle or shotgun and 21 and over to buy a handgun. They will conduct a background check when applying for your permit so if you have been found mentally unstable, are charged as a felon, or have been found guilty of other certain crimes, you won’t be able to get your permit.
Is there a standard waiting period when purchasing a used gun?
If purchasing a shotgun or rifle, there is no standard waiting period when buying these types of guns. However, if you are purchasing a handgun, the state minimum is three days to ensure that everything is in order on your file and we are protected as the seller of your new gun. Florida Pawn is a federally registered firearm dealer.
Can I buy a gun for my significant other?
Florida pawn will not sell guns as gifts because we can’t be sure the person you are giving the gift to is legally allowed to own a gun and could be held responsible should something happen with the firearm or the person wielding it.
Ready to Buy or Sell a Gun? Bring it to Florida Pawn!
Florida Pawn is open 6 days a week to help you with any questions you may have about buying and selling guns. We are the number one pawnshop in Florida and there is no better place to purchase, sell, or pawn your gun. We adhere to all federal gun regulations, so you know you are in a safe space to shop for a new gun or trade for cold hard cash. We have been in the business of guns since 2010 and are the most trusted pawnshop in Hollywood and Margate, FL. Visit us today or call with any other questions or concerns.