Date Codes, Sturm, Ruger & Co., Winchester Rifles, Winchester Rifle & Shotgun 1969 , Winchester Shotguns.
by Boge Quinn August 13th, 2003 We gets lots of questions about old Rugers.
Ruger does not necessarily produce firearms in serial number order.
There are occasions when blocks of serial numbers have been manufactured out of sequence, sometimes years later.
The Blue Book of Used Gun Values offers serial numbers for the following makers: AYA, Boss & Co., Ltd, Browning, EJ Churchill, Colt, Colt Black Powder 2nd Gen, John Dickson & Son, AH Fox, German early Date Codes, German Modern Date Codes, Stephen Grant, WW Greener, Harrington & Richardson, High Standard, Holland & Holland, Italian Year of Mfg.
Date Codes, Ithaca Gun Co., Charles Lancaster, Joseph Lang, Marlin Firearms, Mauser Broomhandles, Parker Brothers Shotguns, Piotti, James Purdey, Remington Date Code & Sx S Shotguns, Savage/Stevens, LC Smith, Smith & Wesson, Spanish Year of Mfg.
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(including Frontier Models)Caliber: 204 Ruger, 22-250 Rem, 22PPC, 222, 223, 220 Swift, 6mm Rem, 6mm PPC, 65x55mm, 243, 250/3000, 257, 25-06 Rem, 260 Rem, 264 Win, 270 Win, 270 WSM, 280, 284 Win, 7x57, 7x64 Brenneke, 7mm Rem, 7mm RSU, 7mm WSM, 7mm/08, 762x39, 30-06 Sprg, 300 Win Mag, 300 JRW, 300 RSU, 300 WSM, 308 Win, 338 Win, 35 Whelan, 358 Win Mag, 350 Rem Mag The above chart shows the approximate first serial number shipped for the indicated year.
There is no box and I believe this was issued with a walnut case by Sturm Ruger Company. We have this rather scarce gun priced with the original issue Ruger leather holster, also in excellent condition, at only $xxx.00. Note: We received a recall from the Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc.Also, any of the Ruger Company Collectables we find we will post them here. It is single action, loaded as cap and ball so does not need to be registered unless you have it with the ammunition or components.(Check your own State rules.) I don't know whether the stag grips were issued with the gun but they are in excellent condition and seem to be period with this piece.SERIAL NUMBERS OFTEN ALLOW YOU TO DETERMINE YEAR OF MANUFACTURE Knowing the year your vintage firearm was made makes it easier to decide which gun catalog we sell will give you the best information about the company, models made and more.To help you determine the year made, find your serial number and then select a link from those below to sites that offer serial dates." is the next question that naturally follows: "What is my Ruger worth?" For the answer to that one, you'll still have to ask us.It should be fairly obvious to our readers by now that we are great fans of William B.Ruger and his fine firearms, so lots of folks must figure we're the guys to ask about that Old Model Super Blackhawk from the pawn shop or dad's old Bearcat.This is our page for Ruger Company Firearms and collectables. Ruger Old Army Stainless Steel .45 caliber Black Powder Revolver made as a 200th year Anniversary of USA in 1976.Whether new, used, current or discontinued, if we have a Sturm- Ruger gun it will be here. It has the flat top, scroll engraving and adjustable rear sight.