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Is having an imitation 1776 musket that is virtually indistinguishable

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Is having an imitation 1776 musket that is virtually indistinguishable from the 'real' firearm and cannot be fired illegal to possess as an ornament/collectible?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 2 years ago.
Hello,
No, it is not illegal to possess the antique musket as an ornament.
I would suggest you read this guidance for further information, especially from page 55 onwards
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/329845/GuideFirearmsLicensingLawJune14.pdf
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