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.
You are bidding on a 25th Anniversary .44 Carbine rifle. The serial number is 103-12104 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. The frame is drilled and tapped for scope mounts.
Up for auction is a New Model Blackhawk® .357 Magnum - 9mm Parabellum convertible revolver. The serial number, 33-83040, tells us this revolver was manufactured August 8, 1977. A letter "U" is stamped to the left of the serial number to indicate a used gun. It had originally been sold and then returned to the factory. There are no notes as to why it was returned. The revolver appears to function normally. Some features of this revolver include a blued finish; 6-1/2 inch barrel; and walnut grip panels with silver-colored Ruger "SR" eagle medallions. Other features include a 6-round capacity .357 Magnum cylinder and a 9mm Parabellum cylinder stored in a red felt drawstring pouch. The rear sight is click-adjustable for windage or elevation and protected by integral frame topstrap ribs.