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Federal Firearms/Explosives Licensees

Source U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
File Size 33 MB
Dates Covered Current as of Feb 2013
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  • Academic - Journalism $25
  • Top 25 market or circulation over 100,000: $45
  • 26-50 market or circulation 50,000-100,000: $35
  • 50-200 market or circulation below 50,000: $25
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The ATF Federal Firearms Licensee database lists all federally approved gun dealers in the United States. That includes stores, rifle clubs, museums and individuals who want to own guns that require a ATF permit. After Congress enacted the Brady bill, licenses for dealerships became quite expensive and, consequently, the number of licensees has fallen noticeably. Current as of February 2013, the data include 65,514 records of licensed dealers, from Wal-Mart to Kmart to Texas EZPAWN.

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Record layouts and samples of this database

Main documentation (readme.txt) 4.4 KB
Sample Data (sampleatf_ffl.xls) 58.5 KB
Record layout (Layout.txt) 3.0 KB

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