Ruger is excited to offer you an opportunity to bid on and acquire rare, unusual, discontinued, or one-of-a-kind Ruger® firearms and accessories. All items are available to qualified buyers as part of a "no reserve" auction, subject to applicable laws.
We have for auction a New Model Super Blackhawk 44 Magnum revolver. The serial number, U86-20834, tells us this revolver was testfired November 3, 1989. This model, KS45N, did not appear in the Ruger Firearms catalog until 1991. The letter "U" stamped in front of the serial number indicates this revolver is a used firearm. It had been sold to a commercial distributor in November 1989 and then returned to the factory. There are no notes as to why it was returned. This New Model Blackhawk revolver features a wide serrated hammer spur; steel grip frame; stainless finish; 5-1/2" barrel; and walnut grip panels with silver-colored Ruger eagle "SR" logo medallions. Other features include a 6-round capacity 44 Magnum fluted cylinder; a rear sight click-adjustable for windage or elevation, and a Patridge-type front sight mounted on a ramp.
You are bidding on a 25th Anniversary .44 Carbine rifle. The serial number is 103-12609 and the rollmark date is September 29, 1982. In 1985 Ruger announced that, after 25 years of continuous production, it would stop manufacturing the famous Model 44 autoloading carbine. Ruger offered a Special Edition of 1,800, 25th Anniversary .44 Carbine rifles to celebrate the close of an era. The anniversary rifle was listed in the 1985 catalog and the suggested retail price was $495.00. The 25th Anniversary Model 44 Carbine shows the compact design and classic lines which contributed to the great success of this model. These Limited Edition rifles are specially rollmarked "1961 - 1985 ~ 25th ANNIVERSARY" on the barrel, and they have a specially designed nickel silver medallion set into the walnut stock. Features of this rifle include an American walnut stock with a barrel band at the front of the forend. a folding-leaf rear sight with a reversible U/square notch plate adjustable for elevation and a gold bead front sight.
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