May machine guns be transferred from one registered possessor to another?

Yes. If the machine gun was lawfully registered and possessed before May 19, 1986, it may be transferred pursuant to an approved ATF Form 3 or Form 4, as applicable.

[18 U.S.C. 922(o)(2); 26 U.S.C. 5812]

Last Reviewed July 15, 2020