1950 RST-4 (1st collectable?)

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Re: 1950 RST-4 (1st collectable?)

Post by theo98 » Sun Feb 23, 2020 5:47 pm

T.A. Workman wrote:
Sun Feb 23, 2020 1:34 pm
...if you are interested...
YES Terry...PM Sent!

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Re: 1950 RST-4 (1st collectable?)

Post by 67stingray » Sun Feb 23, 2020 11:16 pm

Very nice find, beautiful red eagle. Thanks for sharing and the chart and spreadsheet, very good consolidated information.
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Re: 1950 RST-4 (1st collectable?)

Post by theo98 » Tue Feb 25, 2020 9:10 am

67stingray wrote:
Sun Feb 23, 2020 11:16 pm
Very nice find, beautiful red eagle. Thanks for sharing and the chart and spreadsheet, very good consolidated information.
Bennett
Thanks Bennett!!

Yep, believe I now have my "1st Safe Queen Collectable"!!! :mrgreen:

Special thanks to "jowdurt" for his very nice spreadsheet contribution! :!:

Ted
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Re: 1950 RST-4 (1st collectable?)

Post by jowdurt » Tue Feb 25, 2020 10:55 am

Glad you find the spreadsheet useful. It puts the info in a logical, easy to read format. Of course I do give credit near the bottom to Chad for the great work he did in his book. I just needed a "one page cheat sheet" that I could carry with me when searching the gun shows and internet for Red Eagles.

That said, if anyone finds an error please let me know. I have kind of run out of columns and rows for more categories but the info in the individual squares can certainly be updated if better information is available.

Steve

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Re: 1950 RST-4 (1st collectable?)

Post by 67stingray » Tue Feb 25, 2020 5:00 pm

Steve I also consolidate information into a more manageable form, really like the way you laid out the information and great source that Chad's book is.
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Re: 1950 RST-4 (1st collectable?)

Post by jowdurt » Tue Feb 25, 2020 5:49 pm

Thanks Bennett,

It was a fun, learning experience for me. The red stair step was a surprise and only needed one modified row (bolt color) to make it not miss a step. I have a few notes I need to incorporate in the next edition, but they are minor.

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Re: 1950 RST-4 (1st collectable?)

Post by T.A. Workman » Wed Feb 26, 2020 10:13 am

Pictures of correct hinged box for Ted's Red Eagle.

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Re: 1950 RST-4 (1st collectable?)

Post by LIBERTY FOREVER » Wed Feb 26, 2020 11:35 am

Gents,
One of the most informative posts I've seen in some time, awesome team-work!
You have a beautiful RST-4 Sir.

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Re: 1950 RST-4 (1st collectable?)

Post by chet15 » Mon Mar 02, 2020 6:50 am

That is an absolutely beautiful Type 2!! Through the years have always considered the Type 4 as the rarest regular production red eagle but that thinking might have to go over to the Type 2 with only maybe 450 produced of the variety.
Original estimates of the Type 4 were at about 350 but later serial numbers keep showing up for that one, up to 97xx.
You definitely have a prize!!
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Re: 1950 RST-4 (1st collectable?)

Post by JussBad » Mon Mar 02, 2020 1:20 pm

I believe I have a couple original boxes and possibly a couple early manuals for that gun. Send me a PM with your email if your interested in purchasing...

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