Charlotte, NC • Since 1959

We Buy Guns

From one gun to 100 guns, Hyatt Guns is Charlotte’s largest purchaser of used guns, collectible guns and gun collections, as well as swords, militaria and more! We can purchase your gun or gun collection as well as accept it for trade-in. Unlike other shops in the area, we have the expertise to buy ALL guns. We pay cash on the spot, and legally remove guns from your name, ensuring a legal and hassle-free transfer.

Selling Process

  • Bring in your gun or gun collection. Please ensure your guns are unloaded. Please bring the factory box and any additional magazines. Directions
  • You will need a valid government-issued ID.
  • Our appraisers will evaluate and provide you a used retail value, as well as a cash offer. That offer is usually 60% of used retail. If you are doing a trade, your offer will usually be higher.
  • We pay you on the spot for your gun(s).
  • We transfer the gun(s) into our books, legally removing it from your name.


Hyatt Guns provides firearm appraisal services both at the shop and at off-site locations depending on individual circumstances. The appraisals may be utilized for insurance purposes, sales, estate settlements, and as a general guide for private transactions. A fee is charged for this service and the amount charged will vary depending on the level of service required. Discretion is assured at all off-site locations. Certain firearms may require specialized equipment or lighting in order to complete an accurate appraisal. These firearms may need to be evaluated at the Hyatt Guns store location. Storage is also available upon request.

Appraisals are conducted by trained personnel with considerable experience in their field and in all levels of firearms. In many instances the original owner of the firearm(s) may have had extensive knowledge of the collection and a surviving partner may need assistance in obtaining realistic values by professionals with no personal interest in the firearms. This information can be valuable when interacting with relatives, potential buyers, attorneys and executors. The information available isn’t limited to value as there are numerous laws pertaining to the transfer of firearms which may be addressed by the appraiser.

Note: Appraisals involving knives, swords, and militaria are by appointment only. Please email us to make an appointment.

Gun Estate Planning

Most real estate planners and lawyers don’t have the expertise required to protect your investment, know firearms laws, ensure appraised value is fair, transfer firearms legally and confirm recipients are prepared for ownership. Federal and state firearms laws are complex and failure to comply with these laws may result in criminal prosecution, stiff fines and forfeiture of guns.

Let Hyatt Guns create a Firearms Estate Plan for You With Hyatt Guns Firearms Estate Plan you can enjoy peace of mind, knowing your firearms assets are protected, your wishes will be honored, correct value of your guns will be determined and transfers to your heirs are made legally.