1. Is there
a special rate for members of the American Pistolsmiths Guild?
2. Does the
special rate for Guild members apply to associate members?
3. If my product
is approved or disapproved will the product be returned to me.
Answer: Yes, and the shipping will be taken out of your
nonrefundable application fee.
4. If my product
is rejected will the application fee be returned?
Answer: No, but the return shipping will be taken out
of the application fee.
5. If I have
a product that can be purchased as a single unit or in a package
of multiple units is the product still sealed.
6. If I produce
multiple firearms is one seal good for all the firearms I produce?
Answer: NO, each model must have its own seal.
7. How long
will it take to grade a product once an inspector has received
Answer: In most cases about 30 days, but complex products
may take longer.
8. After my
product is approved how long before I can begin using the seal
in advertising and promotion?
Answer: You will be sent an electronic seal which you
can use on all advertising beside that specific product in catalogues,
on Web pages, print ads and any other form of advertising you
9. What is
the time period of the seal of approval?
Answer: The time the product is sealed begins from the
day it is approved and lasts for a period of three years or 1,095
10. Can stickers
be placed on the product similar to consumer products such as
“Good Housekeeping Seal Of Approval”?
Answer: Yes, you can place approved designed stickers
on your product which you can have made or you can purchase approved
seals from the APG Seal Of Approval for $110.00 per thousand.
11. Can catalogues
be sealed? Answer: NO.
12. Can magazines
be sealed? Answer: YES.