But Ruger stopped making them in 1973 and they have become more and more collectable and valuable. GENERAL OVERVIEW ... these 10” barrel “eight groove” guns are one of the rarest variation of any regular production old model Ruger revolver made. Add to My Saved Parts. August 13th, 2003. The new models have 2 pins. Fortunately, Ruger makes an online tool available to Ruger owners to help read Ruger serial numbers and determine the weapon's date of manufacture. Description: Ruger old model 357 Blackhawk Revolver 4 5/8 inch barrel in original unconverted condition with original Box, Warranty Card, Instruction Manuel and Parts Brochure. 44 MAG PARTS INCLUDE HAMMER. The name 3 Screw is in reference to the 3 Screws on the side of the frame. Ruger Blackhawk Serial Number History Blackhawk Revolver (manufactured from 1955 to 1973) Caliber: 357 Magnum Beginning Serial Number: Years of Production: 1 1955 1737 1956 7318 1957 1 30- 30- 30- 31- 31- The above chart shows the approximate first serial number shipped for the indicated year. Please refer to photos. SOLD FOR: $1,200 Make: Sturm, Ruger & Co. Model: Old Model Blackhawk Serial Number: 1058 Year of Manufacture: 1968 Caliber:.30 Carbine Action Type: Single Action Revolver with Side Loading-Gate Cylinder Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “Sturm, Ruger & … The number alone testifies to it popularity. If you are fan of the single action revolver and have never shot one of these you owe it to yourself to do so. Serial number range is 45-00111 to 45-23031. Both OMs and NMs had XR3-RED grip frames. The gun appears unfired and in my opinion it is unfired since it left the factory. I ve obscured part of the serial number, Rear view of Ruger New Model Super Blackhawk single action 44 Model Super Blackhawk single action revolver is. .41 Magnum, 6 1/2 Inch Barrel SOLD Description: Ruger Blackhawk, 3-screw Old Model, chambered in .41 Magnum. It is a 45 LC cylinder. Was this done when the gun was shipped with 2 cylinders, in this case a 45ACP and 45 LC? Ruger Handgun - New Model Blackhawk, 357 max, 7 1/2 inch barrel, in correct box with paper work, made 1983.Box not showing. There were several minor changes that took place beginning in 1957. PRODUCED 1953 ... the .22 Magnum in this case, had the last three digits of the serial number stamped on its front face near the cylinder base pin hole. Parts List. Ruger Blackhawk Serial Number History Blackhawk Revolver (manufactured from 1955 to 1973) Caliber: 357 Magnum Beginning Serial Number: Years of Production: 1 1955 1737 1956 7318 1957 1 30- 30- 30- 31- 31- The above chart shows the approximate first serial number shipped for the indicated year. New Model Blackhawk Convertible: The cylinder of a Blackhawk is easily removed, and can be replaced with a cylinder for a different cartridge of the same diameter. No safety factory upgrade. Old model Blackhawk grip frame. The new model serial numbers began in 1974 with 32-33639. Fits the Ruger® New Model Single-Six®, Ruger® Wrangler®, Ruger® Single-Ten®, New Model Blackhawk®, Ruger Vaquero® (with serial numbers beginning with 50-XXXXX), New Model Super Blackhawk® with the round trigger guard and Old Army. $1.50. All total, about 106,460 Old Model Super Blackhawks in all aforementioned configurations were shipped from 1959 – 1973. 1967 3-Screw Ruger Old Model Super Blackhawk .44 Magnum Revolver w/ 7.5" Barrel ** Beautiful Factory High Polish Blue Finish ** SOLD Description: This is a beautiful all-original and un-altered "Old Model" Ruger Super Blackhawk .44 Magnum revolver with a 7.5" inch barrel manufactured in 1967. The revolver is unusual in that, unlike most percussion revolvers on the market, it was not based on a historical design, but was a modification of Ruger's Blackhawk model, which was itself based upon the cartridge-firing Colt Peacemaker. Post by BigTer » Thu Aug 08, 2019 2:27 am I have an old model Blackhawk four digit serial number in 41mag.I recently decided to strip it … Loke, As rugerguy stated, something isn't right. By Model ... Contoured Gate Model Spanish Engraved (serial no. PARTS FROM 1972 OLD MODEL RUGER SUPER BLACKHAWK. Beginning in 1969, Ruger went with a prefix style of serial number beginning at 50-0000; these ended in 1973 at 50-23681. So only about 22,921 were released to the public. Comes with a Ruger factory letter stating gun was shipped in December of 1970, as a model BKH-45, .45 caliber, with 7 1/2 inch barrel and walnut grips. Access the Ruger website. The serial number of 216xx was shipped from the factory in October, 1959 as per Ruger Records. Old Model 45 cal Blackhawks were only made in 1971, '72, and '73 and had a serial number prefix of 45. Ruger Blackhawk Old Model 3 screw. I looked it up on the Serial number database pages that Ruger hosts. 6 1/2" blued barrel with serial number 102669 indicating 1967 production. Ruger Blackhawk, 3-Screw Old Model, 4-Digit Serial Number, Cal. Ruger old model 357 Blackhawk 4 5/8 in. The Old Model was discontinued in 1972 and reintroduced in 1995 as the Bearcat New Model. Unfortunately, this medium framed .357 Magnum New Model Blackhawk was only a limited run and today the .357 Magnum New Model Blackhawk has returned to being produced only in a large frame. TRIGGER, CYLINDER ROD, CYLINDER BOLT, A SPRING AND ANOTHER PART THAT I DO NOT KNOW THE NAME OF. So this gun is not exactly old. Ruger has offered "convertible" cylinder revolvers in .45 Colt / .45 ACP , .38-40 / 10mm Auto , and .357 Magnum / 9×19mm Parabellum . Clean gun in excellent condition with hardly any wear visible. (Ruger New Model Blackhawk Serial Number History) They state that the old model was made until 1973 and the final year's serial numbers began with 31-41551. New Models started in 1973 with a s/n prefix of 46. "Flattop" PRODUCED 1955 to 1962. This year marks the end of all Three-Screw/Old Model Blackhawks and the advent of the New Model Blackhawks with two pins replacing the three screws and the addition of a transfer bar. 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. I have just acquired an old model Blackhawk 45, The cylinder has the last 3 digits of the serial number electro penciled on the back of the cylinder. Old vs. New Models. Ruger Revolvers Old Model Blackhawk. B… When Was My Ruger Made? It should be fairly obvious to our readers by now that we are great fans of William B. Ruger and his fine firearms, so lots of folks must figure we're the guys to ask about that Old Model Super Blackhawk from the pawn shop or dad's old Bearcat. STANDARD MODEL MARK II RUGER 22/45 MODEL SINGLE SIX ENGRAVED SERIES HAWKEYE SERIES MUZZLELOADERS. Electro-penciled on. Shooters, collectors and gun historians categorize all Ruger single-action revolvers, including rimfire and centerfire models, as Old Models and New Models. The company's website link is provided below in the "Resources" section of this article. Thanks ID # 7612 Make RUGER Model New Model Blackhawk Configuration Revolver Gauge / Caliber .44 Special Price $1,000.00 Serial # 520-21839 Country of Origin ...Click … 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. The OM 45 Blackhawks were made from 1970-1973. This like new/unfired 1968 vintage Blackhawk is fitted with a 6 1/2 inch barrel and comes with its original box, instructions manual, and warranty card. Oct 04, 2015 Ruger Super Blackhawk Serial Number Year. A very nice example of a first year production .45 caliber "Old Model" Ruger Blackhawk. The Ruger Old Army is a black-powder percussion revolver introduced in 1972 by the Sturm, Ruger company. by Boge Quinn. Ruger Blackhawk .357 Old Model Value Ruger Blackhawk .357 Old Model Value. Blackhawk in original factory condition. Sort by: 0 Schematic w/ Parts List Ruger OM Blackhawk, Super Blackhawk, Single Six Schematic w/ Parts List. Ruger's "Old Model" Single-Sixes by Bill Hamm. By G-ManBart, October 21, 2008 in ... Share; Posted October 21, 2008. RUGER OLD MODEL “SINGLE-SIX” REVOLVER. In my opinion, they are just about the best production single action revolvers ever made. 1961 Ruger Old Model Super Blackhawk, model S47, .44 magnum Guns International #: 101452797 Seller's Inventory #: Category: Ruger Revolvers - Super Blackhawk - Ruger Revolvers - Single Action Seller's Information When emailing or calling sellers direct, please mention that you saw their listing on GunsInternational.com Seller: Freedom1977 Detailed Description: Rosewood laminate grips for single-action revolvers without the internal lock. Serial Numbe... (Full Details) Add in the popularity of SASS, and non collectors, and the availability of them drives up the demand, and the prices. Add to cart. Beginning Serial Number: Years of Production: 81- 81- 81- 81- 82- 82- 83- 83-90986. Ruger Old Model Blackhawk Revolver in .44 Magnum caliber also known as the "Three Screw Flat Top" with 6 1/2" barrel. The Ruger Super Blackhawk was my first true collector focus. LSB#: 161215TO13 Make: Sturm, Ruger & Co. Model: Old Model Three-Screw Super Blackhawk Serial Number: 11471 Year of Manufacture: 1963 Caliber: .44 Magnum & Special Cartridges Action Type: 6-Shot, Single Action, Side Gate Loaded Un-Fluted Cylinder Revolver with Recessed Chambers Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked "STURM, RUGER & CO. ... Bearcat, Super Bearcat, Blackhawk, Super Blackhawk, Old Army, and Hawkeye. We gets lots of questions about old Rugers. Product #: PDF0957 Part Key: 0. Ruger Blackhawk .357 Cal. Includes the correct box, but does not have a serial number written on it. ... What may appear to be scratches on the face of the cylinder are actually digits of the original gun's serial number. 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