85 Bisley artwork and advertisement evolution

Includes all Post 1973 New Model Single-Sixes, Blackhawks,
Super Blackhawks, Bearcats, Maximums, Bisleys, Vaqueros,
and New Vaqueros.
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85 Bisley artwork and advertisement evolution

Post by Cirrhitidae » Tue Dec 18, 2018 3:59 pm

Shown here are some original drawings with text and edits from the Sturm Ruger advertising department. The result of this is the finished Bisley Single-Six ad dated 1985 and shown in the last photograph. I thought that they were worth sharing but apologize for the quality. The drawings are larger than my scanner. The goal is to frame them all together and display.
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Re: 85 Bisley artwork and advertisement evolution

Post by gunman42782 » Tue Dec 18, 2018 4:02 pm

Cool stuff there!
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Re: 85 Bisley artwork and advertisement evolution

Post by Cirrhitidae » Tue Dec 18, 2018 4:14 pm

Thanks, Gunman! You were quick on the draw with that reply. Here is the whole advertisement pamphlet front to back.
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Re: 85 Bisley artwork and advertisement evolution

Post by Cirrhitidae » Tue Dec 18, 2018 4:20 pm

And here is the first draft of the Bisley model announcement dated 12/84
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Re: 85 Bisley artwork and advertisement evolution

Post by Big Old Boy » Wed Dec 19, 2018 11:57 am

Cool stuff and I do like Bisley’s!!

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