Purchasing a firearm in the UK is a carefully controlled process. Henry Krank takes their part in the sale of firearms seriously. Below we explain the steps needed for each and every purchase.

Sale of guns that do not require a license

Certain types of guns do not require a license. These are:

  1. Inert guns (Pistols / Muskets / Curiosa)
  2. Blank firers
  3. Deactivated guns

If you wish to purchase any of these types of guns from Henry Krank, you must be over the age of 18 although you do not need a license. Delivery charges for these items to mainland UK addresses costs as little as £4.

How to order a gun that requires a firearm or shotgun license

There are three ways that you can buy a gun from Henry Krank that requires a firearm or shotgun license.

Option one: collect instore

Give us a call on 01132 569 163 / 01132 565 167 to reserve your gun and arrange a date to collect instore. On the day of collection, remember to bring your shotgun or firearms license with you. If you do not live near the Henry Krank store, don't worry. The following two options are available if you are unable to collect your shotgun or firearm from our premises.

Option two: purchase through your registered firearms dealer

Give us a call on 01132 569 163 / 01132 565 167 to reserve your gun. Then, place your order via your Registered Firearms Dealer (RFD).

Your RFD will contact us to buy the firearm or shotgun on your behalf. You pay your RFD and collect your purchase from them. Remember to take your license with you when visiting your local RFD.

Option three: purchase from Henry Krank and collect from your local RFD

Give us a call on 01132 569 163 / 01132 565 167 to reserve your gun. Mail us the original copy of your shotgun or firearms license through the post and we will contact you when we receive this to take payment for your item.

Once we have received your license and we have taken payment, you can contact your local Registered Firearms Dealer (RFD) to arrange receipt of the item on your behalf. Once you have done so, we will deliver your gun along with your license to your RFD, where you can pick up your purchase.

Please note that some RFDs may charge a transfer or admin fee for this service. If you are in any doubt, it's best to give us a call and talk through the process.

For more information on how to make a purchase from Henry Krank

Not sure which of the above options is the right one for you? If you are not sure which is the best method to purchase your firearm from Henry Krank then do not hesitate to get in touch for a chat.

For further details on how to buy an item from Henry Krank, plus their delivery charges, we have published a handy blog with this information.