APPRAISAL & CONSIGNMENT

Firearm Appraisal

We will gladly provide a fair market value (FMV) appraisal of your firearm. We base our appraisals on the most up-to-date data provided by industry-leading resources. This ensures that your firearm appraisal or consignment is accurate and realistic.


A $20.00 appraisal fee per firearm applies unless you consign and sell your firearm with Allen-Giles Arms. If you consign and sell your firearm with Allen-Giles Arms the appraisal fee is waived.

Consignment Firearm Sales

Consignment through Allen-Giles Arms is the best way to get the most value for your firearm. Our professional staff will be happy to assist you in pricing your consignment firearm. You are always in complete control of its listed and final sale price.


Our firearm consignment fee is 15% commission for listing on Allen-Giles Arms website or 20% for listing on an auction or sales site, plus auction fees and expenses. Fees for other services provided by Allen-Giles Arms, for services provided by third‐party vendors (e.g. credit card fees, shipping fees) are additional and are not included in the consignment fee.


The following terms apply to all consignment sales:

  • Consignment firearms must remain in Allen-Giles Arms’for a minimum period of 21 calendar days. A 15% penalty will apply if the consignee de-consigns the firearm prior to the 21st day. The consignee may de-consign the firearm on the 22nd day without penalty.

  • The Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) requires the consignee to complete Form 4473 prior to the return of the de-consigned firearm to the consignee. The consignee must also agree to a background check (NOTE: A one-time $10.00 fee applies).

  • The consignee may change the price of the consigned firearm at any time providing the requested price change is recorded by an Allen-Giles Arms staff member.

  • Allen-Giles Arms has the right to refuse to sell a consignment firearm for any reason. Examples include but are not limited to:

    • The consignee’s “asking price” is unreasonably high or low.

    • The consignee’s firearm is deemed to be dangerous and/or in substandard condition.

    • The consignee’s firearm requires an obsolete or rare cartridge.

    • The consignee’s firearm has low market appeal/value.