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, of course, to applicable laws.
This week's auction is a No. 1 Medium Sporter, single-shot rifle serial number 132-46155. It is a .357 Magnum caliber, and the rollmark date is October 15, 1982. This limited edition series (less than 2,000 made) was sold by A.P.B. magazine, a publication of the California Highway Patrol. "CALIFORNIA ASSN. OF HIGHWAY PATROLMEN," "LIMITED EDITION," and their flying-wheel logo, are rollmarked on the left-side of the receiver. It has a beautiful American walnut stock with a satin finish and a red rubber buttpad with the Ruger eagle logo. The pistol grip and Alexander Henry-style forearm are hand checkered to a borderless design, 20 lines to the inch. Other features include a hammer-forged 22" barrel; quick detachable sling swivels; adjustable folding leaf rear sight mounted on a quarter rib with a ramp front sight base and dovetail-type gold bead front sight.
We have for auction a .32 H&R magnum caliber New Model Single-Six® Bisley™ revolver. The serial number is 650-18742 and the testfire date is January 24, 1986. It had originally been sold to a distributor and then returned to the factory. There are no notes as to why it was returned. The revolver appears to function normally. A letter "U" is stamped to the left of the serial number to indicate a "used" gun. Some features of this revolver include a blued finish; 6-1/2" barrel; a low hammer profile smoothly curved with a wide spur and deep checkering; and a longer, full-shape grip frame featuring American walnut grips. Other features include a 6-round capacity .32 H&R Magnum, non-fluted cylinder with a roll-engraved scene.