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, of course, to applicable laws.
Up for auction is a 50th Anniversary engraved No. 1 S rifle chambered in the historic 45-70 cartridge. The serial number of this rifle is 133-66971, and it was rollmarked on April 29, 1999. These limited edition anniversary rifles were only available during Ruger’s anniversary year and the list price was $1950. “The Ruger No. 1 rifle combines classic design with modern manufacturing to provide the knowledgeable rifleman with the luxury of a performance-proven rifle that retains the beauty and elegant simplicity of a century ago,” as described in the sales flyer for this rifle. Ruger celebrated its 50th anniversary in this specially engraved No. 1 S rifle. It is selectively plated in 24 carat gold, the massive sculptured receiver compliments the elegance of the tasteful engraving and 50th year logo. It also features the signature of William B. Ruger, Sr. on the bottom of the receiver. "Beautifully stocked in select Circassian walnut, this rifle is designed for the serious Ruger collector and Sportsman. It is a fitting symbol of the number one American firearms manufacturer."
Ruger first introduced the stainless decock-only, .45 ACP, P90™ pistol in 1991. The serial number of this P90™ is 660-02139 and the testfire date is October 23, 1991. It is the third of three consecutive serial-numbered P90™ pistols that had been auctioned off over the past few months. The serial number of the first pistol was 660-02137. The second pistol’s serial number was 660-02138. Additionally, none of these pistols have ever been fired beyond normal testing during manufacture. Features include a 4-1/2 inch barrel and high-visibility white-dot inserts on both the front and rear sights. The square notch rear sight is drift-adjustable for windage. It has a stainless steel slide and aluminum alloy frame with molded high impact grip panels. Other features include an oversized trigger guard, full-time ambidextrous magazine latch, decocking lever, and lanyard loop.