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- Sat Jan 04, 2020 1:38 pm
- Forum: Non-Ruger Firearms, parts, etc.
- Topic: Bill Ruger Signature SOLD
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Ruger & His Guns by R.L. Wilson. Presented to Robert Brown, founder/editor/publisher of Soldier of Fortune magazine. Signed by R.L. Wilson & Bill Ruger, Sr. Ruger signed very few of these books. You had to be a special friend to receive a signed copy. Not a photo shop or secretary signed copy. A ver...
I would assume as Ruger knew these S/N changes were coming up they would prepare in advance for it and not be caught in a predicament. I just looked in John's book. Page 114 makes my point: To mark the 3 digit prefix starting in 1970, 2 automatic numbering head rocker style model 151, 9 wheel tools ...
With speculation running wild here, I called John Dougan to see if he could shed some light of the subject. This was John's reply. I don't think he would mind me posting this here:
Very interesting pistol. Actually there has been only one Standard pistol located between numbers 660 to 2000, # 1130. That was a special for a friend of Mr. Ruger. Of the 2 special magazines pictured here, the top (magazine) is 1949 production the other is a little later production. Those magazines...