SDA-384-L / 380 Ball Cal.

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SDA-384-L / 380 Ball Cal.

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Bennett,
As promised plus two more Low Backs I found. ;)
Terry

RARE - SDA-380-L-HB, N.I.B Ser.#162-07608 - Scalloped Recoil Shield - Warning RM on Barrell - Lettered as Foreign/Govt.(India) Gun is RM Police Service Six.

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RDA-36 L.N.I.B. Ser.#150-52730 & RDA-34 N.I.B. Ser.#150-00127 A 1st year gun 1972 shipped 34 years later 2006

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Re: SDA-380-L

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Terry, that's right down my alley, fine examples be welcome in any collection. I'll try to keep up.
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Here's my SDA-384 N.I.B. Service-Six S/N 159-95794 - Non-Scalloped Recoil Shield, No Barrel Warning and No Lanyard Ring. Only one I've seen without the Lanyard ring, and I wonder what is the earliest one they chambered in .380 RIM, like you noted the majority of the ones seen are in higher serial number range.
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And here's RDA-36 S/N 150-48832 & RDA-34 SN 150-08109
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Bennett,
Your doing just fine! ;) Nice pictures, really like your gun props! never seen those before.
As we have discussed, I would like to see what has been reported between your gun and #154-2066, Blocks 155- thru 158- ?
By posting & sharing we might draw some info on those blocks out.
I did manage to pick up an old white box for a RDA-32 with #150-42740 on it, in fair shape for its age, missing the insert & no paper work.
Thanks for sharing.
Good Hunting!
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Wow...
Cool stuff.
Sweet DA's here!!
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The beautiful red background in Bennett's pictures is a pool table where he takes pity on dumb Yankees (me) and plays 9 ball while I stand there with a cue watching him sink balls. Seriously you all have some great D/A Rugers and it is a pleasure seeing them.
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Beautiful Image

Im starting to have a new appreciation for the these.
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Carl,
We thank you!
I take it that playing pool with him, would be akin to playing Minnesota Fats! 8-)
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Oh, I never took money from anyone (ok, maybe a little). I've always considered pool a staple in my life like guns, I'm just grateful that I can enjoy these things in my everyday life. I have to admit that the pool table comes in handy when I'm figuring out a display.
Thanks for starting these threads Terry, the double-actions need some love.
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Awesome Six Series goodness!
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