Issue 04 Preview – Stamp Collecting: NFA Tax Stamps Recoil Staff Join the Conversation Whenever NFA (National Firearms Act) items are discussed, the topic of tax stamps invariably comes up. If you’re looking into the purchase or transfer of an NFA item, such as a sound suppressor or short-barreled rifle, you’re going to end up having another hobby on your hands that you didn’t plan on — that of stamp collecting. In order to purchase, transfer, or even manufacture NFA items, a tax stamp is required by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). Interestingly, this tax stamp is literally a small paper stamp. Like an old-style postage stamp that needs to be licked on the back to stick, the NFA tax stamp is affixed to ATF forms as proof of tax paid. It’s 1934 technology carried over since the NFA was enacted. For the rest of this article, subscribe digitally here: RECOIL Issue 4 Explore RECOILweb:Reptilia's DOT is a Svelte, Strong Perch for your Red DotCrap Shoot: Savage Model 69RXL ShotgunHeroes go SteampunkGlock Europe Leaks New Surefire Light For Slimline Pistols? NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.