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HelloThis is Samuel and I will discuss this and provide you information in this regard.If the number was transposed and there is no intent to deceive, I suggest there are no criminal consequences. However, if you kept accurate records of the purchaser of your private sale, you could consider contacting them and verifying the number for accuracy so that they can then make corrections on any registration that might have occurred.Only Machine guns are required to be registered in VA. So if it was not a Machine Gun, then it would be a simple verification and correction process between you and the buyer.
It seems it would be an innocent mistake. That happens. You can go back and verify the number with your seller and your buyer. But again, it is only to correct the sale records. There is no registration for firearms unless a machine gun. So the VA State police do not need to be notified. It appears inadvertent, innocent and an easy fix.