Mark II Pistol
(manufactured from 1982 to 2005)
Caliber: 22 LR
Beginning Serial Number: Years of Production:
18-00001 1982
18-50048 1983
19-31711 1984
211-13150 1985
212-08560 1986
212-91364 1987
213-90898 1988
214-85593 1989
215-61938 1990
216-68349 1991
217-48014 and 218-00001 1992
219-37950 and 218-05550 1993
219-90370 and 218-26000 1994
221-20943 and 218-45600 1995
221-36504 and 218-59250 1996
221-55005 and 218-68650 1997
221-95002 and 218-95440 1998
222-36510 1999
223-42679 2000
224-21283 2001
224-82446 2002
225-18909 2003
225-60111 2004
225-84467 2005

The above chart shows the approximate first serial number shipped for the indicated year. This number should be used as a point of reference only. It is not necessarily the very first serial number shipped, but it can be used to determine the approximate year your Ruger firearm was shipped.

Ruger does not produce firearms in serial number order. There are occasions when blocks of serial numbers have been manufactured out of sequence, sometimes years later. Also, within a model family the same serial number prefix may be used to produce a variety of different models, all in the same block of serial numbers. And in some cases, models may be stored for a length of time before they are shipped.

For details on your specific serial number you may contact our Service Departments:
• Rifles, Shotguns, Revolvers: 603-865-2442
• Pistols: 928-541-8892

For serial numbers manufactured prior to our electronic records, or for an official letter confirming the details on your firearm please download and mail in the Request for Letter of Authenticity form.