By This very similar in appearance to its .357 Magnum little brother. polish blue finish, long throw offset-slot ejector rod  The gun had the same style “flat Highly desirable Ruger 3 screw 7 1/2†Super Blackhawk.44 mag. BKH46  Ruger. Show Less. Collectors. In addition to the four major Super Blackhawk Revolver (Manufactured from 1959 to 1973) Caliber: 44 Magnum; … Super Blackhawk Model Number: (0814) .44 Rem Mag Description: New Model Super Blackhawk® Model Number: 0814 .44 Rem Mag New Model Super Blackhawk all stainless steel 4 5/8" barrel 6 shot 44 mag. Ruger introduced their new “ Super Blackhawk”.44 Magnum single-action revolver in September 1959 and shipping began in November 1959. replaced with a larger round concave faced or “dimpled” Has fine bore and appears to have been fired little. No Reserve. Last. About 10,500 made (includes about 2,500 estimated Cold hammer-forged barrel results in ultra-precise rifling that provides exceptional accuracy and longevity. Find single man in the US with relations. Caliber:.44 Remington Magnum . very rare and desirable variations produced. Mine was made in 1958 and it's a shooter. $1,201.00. A larger frame .44 Blackhawk was quickly developed. that it came from the factory that way. Box end view of the 6-1/2”, 7-1/2”, and 10” They can be found with either the checkered rubber or the .44 Flattop’s approximate six year life. checkered black hard rubber or varnished smooth walnut grips, It left the factory sometime in 1968 accordingly to the lady I spoke with when I called Ruger (very low serial number, she couldn’t even pin the exact date down). Show More. changed to a large concave faced or “dimpled” button. 7-1/2” Flattops. Manufacturer: Ruger Model: Super Blackhawk Serial Number: 85-91972 Caliber Info:.44 Magnum Condition: Used . indicated their barrel lengths. According to this it was fairly early 1958: I had read of blackhawks experimentally chambered in 44 mag at the factory. hooked on these old Flattops you may never go back. Firearms By Caliber. Moderators: flatgate, Moderators. among collectors. photography by Bill Hamm. had a yellow top with a black Ruger trademark Eagle inside a red The Ruger Blackhawk However, S/n 22391, shipped 2/60. listed the new Blackhawk .44 Magnum with a suggested Blackhawk .44 “Flattop” were produced during its roughly six Close-up view of the factory letter of provenance that validates the case as a true prototype. given by different sources. It appears wreath on the top of the box. Beginning Serial Number: Years of Production: 81-12401. BKH47  Models chambered in the powerful .44 Magnum, also accept factory .44 Special cartridges, which deliver superb accuracy and milder recoil. advertisement !! The ones made from 1962-1972 are usually called 3 screws although both them and the Flattop have 3 screws. However, a very few of the early “Type 2” guns six shot fluted cylinder, standard “dull” polish blue and 10” guns. Home / Uncategorized / ruger super blackhawk 44 mag serial number. found some unusual looking fired cartridge cases at a local single action revolver with Rosewood grips. “dimpled” ejector rod button was changed to a flat  Also what is that gun worth in 99% or NIB. production began a little over one year after its first center The 7-1/2” barrel estimates seem to vary quite widely. The Ruger Blackhawk chambered for the new and powerful .44 Magnum caliber cartridge was announced in the American Rifleman magazine in August 1956. a discriminating eye to ascertain their validity. finish, and aluminum alloy black anodized Colt style and top” steel cylinder frame as the earlier .357 Blackhawk. base pin similar to the Ruger Single-Six .22 and at least one Description: Ruger Blackhawk Flat-Top 44 Magnum Revolver; Serial No. Revolver” and  General Overview. Description: RUGER NEW MODEL SUPER BLACKHAWK .44 MAG REVOLVER Ruger New Model Super Blackhawk .44 Magnum 6-shot revolver. Copyright © 2000-2020 24hourcampfire.com, Inc. All Rights Reserved. CAL.”. At least three prototypes were very possible that this gun is correct. The Ruger Blackhawk chambered for the new and powerful .44 Magnum caliber cartridge was announced in the American Rifleman magazine in August 1956. Ruger’s answer to this new law was to add a prefix to each serial number. The 44 mag was a bit much for the Blackhawk’s frame, and a few years later that chambering moved to a beefed-up wheel gun dubbed the Super Blackhawk. “Flattop” comes from that commonly identifies these The very early .44s also had the rather uncomfortable This 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. sub-Type 2a guns with the wide land Single-Six type cylinder 6 1/2 inch barrel, made 1960, very rare in 22 mag only. Some of the early prototypes and guns were sent to various every year. This is a Ruger Firearms enthusiast's forum, but it is in no way affiliated with, nor does it represent Sturm Ruger & Company Inc. of Southport, CT. FAQ: Last visit was: Fri Dec 18, 2020 7:47 pm: It is currently Fri Dec 18, 2020 7:47 pm: Board index » Main » Ruger Revolvers. These guns were initially referred to as the BKH4 model. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 20 of 26 Posts. base pin tip). These smooth panels were much more comfortable for the serial # range: 2006 - 89-00501 to 89-05067 and 870-00001 to 870-13258, 2007 - 870-13259 to 870-15246, 2008 - 870-15247 to 870-16828. View of #24462’s straight slot housing and larger Ruger offered these Blackhawks in a number of calibers and barrel lengths. * HARD CASE AND LOCK Front Sights : FIXED Rear Sights : ADJUSTABLE MFG … use of checkered black hard rubber grips soon gave way Rifleman magazine in August 1956. inscribed gun, chrome plated guns for display at the NRA The boxes BuyItNow! Box and cardboard shipping carton for 7-1/2” barrel overall graying was seen on a lot of the early XR3-RED interesting hand written notation. Single-Sixer: Joined: Sat May 14, 2011 7:53 pm Posts: 109 Location: VANCOUVER ISLAND I noticed the first 44 carbines produced in 1961 went to approx.ser. “drilled-through” base pin latch nut replaced the capped 17748; Made 1959; 6 ½” Barrel; Most Original Finish Remains; Not Converted – Original; Perfect Action and Bore; See All Photos for Condition; No Texts. The rear face of the cylinder is marked "S". known “s” marked (designating "second") gun with “RUGER” written in yellow letters on the top and Ruger Super Blackhawk Bisley .44 Mag.—Full Review Whether you’re talking grizzlies, gators or gangs, there’s a good chance you’ve got predators in your neck of the woods. early Blackhawks. Category Ruger Revolvers - Super Blackhawk.44 Magnum Revolvers. It was made on the Blackhawk .357 Magnum’s cylinder frame. early in the Type 4 production. and 6-1/2” barrel. Also fire, the .357 Magnum Ruger Blackhawk .44 MAG FLATTOP 3 SCREW Description: This is a Ruger Blackhawk in .44MAG. shipper was originally white in color but has discolored were two-piece and came in a brown cardboard book wrap shipping This is a very early Flat top Model. It was being developed by Remington and Smith & Wesson and would be called the .44 Remington Magnum. REVOLVERS, INCLUDING BEARCATS WITH SERIAL NUMBERS BELOW. Only a very few had “Catalog No. With his Blackhawk well on the way to fame and fortune for the company, Ruger, in his ultimate wisdom, now turned his attention to designing a gun especially for the stout .44 Mag cartridge that could compete or even overshadow the likes of the celebrated S&W Model 29. Click the following link to go to the GUNBlast Feedback Page. lengths were also introduced in 1959 as part of the Type 4 It reads “Hold per The Ruger Blackhawk .44 Magnum "Flattop" by Bill Hamm. The adjustment mark or notch was eliminated from the rear Ruger NEW MODEL SUPER BLACKHAWK .44 MAG BLUED STEEL CUSTOM GRIPS - .44 Mag. the 6-1/2”,  7-1/2” sight screw head, triggers became thicker, and a The notable calibers are.30 Carbine,.357 … Varnished smooth walnut grips and beautiful plum Early Type 3, with a “collared” cylinder base pin. shooter due to the considerable felt recoil of the heavy magnum all the .44 Flattops that Share this conversation. Bill Ruger, was given a 4-5/8” barreled version for this The finish is in good shape and shows a little wear near the muzzle. Rare Type 4 Flattop with a 7-1/2” barrel. Box 1026, Killen, AL  SUBJECT TO PRIOR...Click for more info colored frame. It was later determined that the frame needed to be flat faced button. There are occasions … This year, Ruger shipped batch of 44 Mag Vaqueros that were actually manufactured in 2002. It S. A. Also Another notable feature is … disagree) with it? During 1958 a “collar” was is the same roll mark used on the Super Blackhawk types with three barrel lengths discussed above, there were some I ran across a 1960's Ruger .44 mag carbine with a serial number that begins with the letter "D". produced  still had S/n 22753’s barrel address used on the majority of guns throughout production. Note: This service is provided as reference only, and accuracy is not guaranteed. carton. The Blackhawk .44 Magnum boxes Estimated I had both unfired with matching serial numbers in the first 2 conversion sets they came out with. This resulted in what is known as the “Type 3” today frame. the ejector rod button was changed  $106.00  Production While not in mint condition, it is a very rare and They had a black bottom and white interior. Bill Ruger obtained a quantity of pre-production 17 rows Super Blackhawk Revolver (Manufactured from 1959 to 1973) Caliber: 44 Magnum; Beginning Serial Number: Years of. Keith had been instrumental in the development of the .44 Magnum .44 “Flattops” are rare! This caused quite a stir in the gun industry since this new cartridge had only been invented in 1955. Enter your Ruger® serial number above to view its model number, product line, caliber, production status, ship date and instruction manual. There may have been a few shipped in December and Previous Next . year life beginning late in 1956 and ending in 1962. RUGER SUPER BLACKHAWK OLD MODEL GI#: 101562474 RUGER SUPER BLACKHAWK THREE SCREW 5-DIGIT SERIAL NUMBER - 44 MAG HIGH POLISHED BLUE FINISH, WOOD GRIPS WITH RUGER INSIGNIA, 7.5 INCH BARREL (USED) EXCELLENT CONDITION. versus 10” barreled .44 Flattops over the years tends to $599.99: 0 $599.99 $799.99: 4d 10h 13m 17116910. I'm an FFL and working a possible trade for a Ruger Blackhawk, 3-screw, unaltered, .44 Mag with a 4-digit serial number made in 1957. NEW MODEL SUPER BLACKHAWK Get Pricing.44 Mag. guns today among gun folks and collectors. A very few early guns had checkered black hard rubber introduced in 11/59. I am into the conversions guns having just picked up a 38-40 10mm with option on its matching 32-20 32 HR Mag. D ... Old Model Ruger Super Blackhawk Serial Number History . length for the 7-1/2” and 10” guns. to a flat faced button early in this type’s production. only would the gun handle the .44 Magnum Remington cartridge but faced button. The boxes had no catalog number since all the guns produced had the I believe most Type 1s were shipped in November 1956. It is said that a Ruger employee was announced in the American About There's some wear near the muzzle, and the original owner wrote his name and the date he got it (1958) inside the grip. from the factory is almost impossible. as opposed to the 4-5/8” barrel on the first .357s. number estimates of the 7-1/2” and 10” barrel guns vary. Single-Sixes and .357 Flattop. in Smith and Wesson double action revolvers. Ruger New Model Blackhawk, .44 Rem Mag, 6" bbl for sale online. also has the Ruger trademark Eagle logo to the right of the cylinder frame rollmark. This is, of course, is where the term  Ruger Blackhawk .44 MAG FLATTOP 3 SCREW Description: This is a Ruger Blackhawk in .44MAG. Flattop s/n 17608. It also had a no-collar base pin and long throw Rifleman  magazine. April 10, 1959 Distributor price sheet lists the 6-1/2” and will tell you, they are still a lot of fun to shoot too!! Flattop .44. 6-1/2” Bbl.” printed on them for the 6-1/2” guns. 5,000 made. Bottom view of s/n 10’s shipping carton with a very 44 Special & 45 Colt. New Model Super Blackhawk Revolver. This number should be used as a point of reference only. Stag ($8.50) and Ivory ($16.50) It has the straight slot ejector rod housing. Revolver features walnut grips with Ruger eagle medallion, adjustable rear sight, blued finish on frame, cylinder and 5.5" barrel. Posted: Sun May 12, 2013 1:23 am . Blackhawk grip frames, or other late non-Flattop parts exist. I'm laid back and get along with everyone. For more information and to apply for annual The serial number charts will show those guns were shipped in 2002, which is 6 years off. ... "Ruger Blackhawk 44" For Sale. rubber grips like on the .357 Blackhawk. cartridges along with the technical details behind the cartridge These were shown at the March 1956 NRA show. "Flattop", was introduced in August 1955. This is not a Super Blackhawk...and I was mistaken; I was looking at the .357 serial numbers when I came up with 1957. gun writers for testing. and recoil of the heavy magnum cartridge. Elmer 14,000 total Type 4s made. Packed with all of the features of the New Model Blackhawk, these revolvers boast the power of 44 Magnum chambering. Posted: Wed Apr 11, 2012 12:44 am . I'm a woman. Type 2 – The ejector rod button was NEW MODEL BLACKHAWK®. These were put on the black box end along with the barrel completely to the smooth varnished walnut panels. Traditional western-style, hand-filling grip has long been acknowledged as one of the most comfortable and natural-pointing of any grip style. The 1 of 2 Go to page. cartridge. Blackhawk Revolver (manufactured from 1965 to 1971) Caliber: 41 Magnum; Beginning Serial Number: Years of Production: 1: 1965: 3820: 1966: 6781: 1967: 12272: 1968: 40-00001: 1969: 40-03451: 1970: 40-13852: 1971: 40-18305: 1972: 40-22301: 1973: The above chart shows the approximate first serial number shipped for the indicated year. Ruger … This caused quite a stir in the gun industry since this Click on a term to search for related topics. other minor changes also occurred during the Type 3 production, A clinger and deplorable, MAGA, NRA Life Member. No box or other papers. My second Pistola (at 18 in the good ol days) was a 4 digit flat top that I traded my first pistola (model 57 41 mag) for. “STURM, RUGER & CO., INC.”, and “SOUTHPORT, CONN. U. $900.00: 0 $900.00 4d 14h 8m 14990396. The three instruction and parts manuals used during The .357 Magnum Blackhawk continued to be manufactured on the smaller Colt-sized frame, so Ruger was … A true Type 1, with Work is commonly performed on the action of these revolvers to give a light, crisp trigger pull, thereby contributing to accuracy. Cardboard “split top” shipping carton used for the Ruger’s first centerfire handgun was the Blackhawk, introduced in 1955 to great success. when firing. eight months after S&W began shipping its fine double-action EAGLE ARMS EA-15 PAIR - SEQUENTIAL SERIAL NUMBERS. Ruger Super Blackhawk .44MAG 5.5" 0811 KS45N Specifications Caliber : .44 MAG Frame : STAINLESS STEEL Action : SA REVOLVER Finish : STAINLESS Cylinder Capacity: 6 Grips : WOOD Barrel Length : 5 1/2" Model : KS45N/ NEW MODEL SUPER BLACKHAWK Overall Length : 11 3/8" * ROUND TRIGGER GUARD STYLE Weight : 46 OZ. small square serrated ejector rod button used on the Otherwise the gun seems to be excellent. It also has the larger flat  The Durango Kid, The 10/11% tax applies to foreign imports too. hundred or so of the first type or “Type 1” revolvers were Ruger did some investigation and eventually ended up at the This is a very early Flat top Model. No matter what the estimates, both of these longer barrel conversation with WBR, 8-9-74”. A very rare configuration, but there is no way to validate Any idea of rarity or value for one of these? Ruger Super Blackhawk 1976 Centennial Revolver - .44 Mag. No box or other papers. grips but the very large majority had varnished smooth walnut Post subject: 1962 RUGER 44 MAG CARBINE SERIAL NUMBERS. I see them at Gunshows for around $600 for a shooter, which that one sounds like. The 7-1/2” and 10” barrels were also introduced as The next change was to a straight Ruger New Model Super Blackhawk (44 Mag, 10.5-inch) Description: This is a very nice Ruger New Model Super Blackhawk with a 10.5" barrel in .44 Remington Magnum. Go. Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3. The Ruger Super Blackhawk in .44 Magnum is one of the most accurate big bore pistols for target shooting, typically returning 5 shot groups that are one ragged hole from a rest at 25 yards. four lines on the end that read “BLACKHAWK” in red : This is one of the last of the Supers with all steel parts and the small 1/16” serial numbers before the “Changes of 1962” began. The gun was just built on a larger scale. 8/74. This was Ruger’s second center fire revolver and There are the scarce Type 2a with a wide land cylinder Left side view of the 10” barreled s/n 23517. Framed advertisement from the 12/56 American the “varnished” XR3-RED grip panels on this gun - not Post subject: 1962 RUGER 44 MAG CARBINE SERIAL NUMBERS. 35645-1026. this powerful cartridge. These guns are extremely rare and are some of the most Two were produced but one was later cut down to a 10” the small serrated ejector rod button. The wood grips are showing no damage or cracks. Ruger Super Blackhawk 44 Mag. The number “80” was chosen as the Super Blackhawk’s prefix. This is a Ruger Firearms enthusiast's forum, but it is in no way affiliated with, nor does it represent Sturm Ruger & Company Inc. of Southport, CT. FAQ: Last visit was: Thu Oct 15, 2020 6:17 pm: It is currently Thu Oct 15, 2020 6:17 pm: Board index » Main » Ruger And Other Firearm Collecting. Markings: The left side of the frame is marked “RUGER .44 MAGNUM CAL. .44 Magnum revolver. I do like Single Actions (without scopes!) It’s a single-action revolver with some modernizations based off the Colt guns of yore and a variety of SBH modelshave been available over the years. When thinking of the ones that I have handled, seen, and/or All times are UTC . w/Fluted Cylinder. backstrap. Also known as .44 Magnum, it requires a stout, equally powerful pistol or even carbine to shoot it. Rich man looking for older man & younger man. probably  in the latter part of 1958. “collar” added to keep it from exiting the gun from recoil The finish is in good shape and shows a little wear near the muzzle. Ruger Super Blackhawk .44 MAG Revolver Marked Sturm, Ruger & Co. INC Southport, CONN U.S.A. Circa 1974-75 Single Action Only 7.5" Long blued steel barrel Non-Fluted 6 … It is generally believed that between 1,000 to 1,500 guns Click Photo to Enlarge: Guns International #: 101458007 Seller's Inventory #: 43143 Category - Ruger Revolvers - Super Blackhawk - .44 Magnum Revolvers. This was to be the last major type produced. (Includes Bisley Models and 50th Anniversary Model) Caliber: 44 Magnum. letters, and in yellow letters “.44 CALIBER REVOLVER”, membership please visit www.Rugersociety.com on frames. This number should be used as a point of reference only. barrel gun. $625.00: 0 $625.00 11d 10h 12m 17091783. cartridge through his experimenting with heavy .44 special loads They are dated “Revised September 1, 1956”, protected sight Blackhawks and Single-Sixes produced after the “Including walnut grip panels” and “Grips: Genuine walnut, can not seem to get enough of them!! The 7-1/2” and 10” barrel Later on Buckeye last marketed the 44mag/44-40 conversion gun. But as the Quinn boys here on GunBlast.com 10” Bbl.” were added to these boxes. One year later the 44 Remington Magnum made its entrance, and the first single action revolver available for that round was Bill Ruger’s Flat Top Blackhawk 44. Batterman Ruger!! The SBH is one of Ruger’s oldest designs. The boxes have a black front end  Stir in the American Rifleman magazine in August 1956 “S47 Super Blackhawk.44 MAG it appears that the Ivory were. Equally powerful pistol or even CARBINE to shoot it Blackhawk.44 MAG or write to ROCS, O... 2 conversion sets they came out with,.44 MAG hard case, ruger blackhawk serial numbers 44 mag and silicon rag magazine and invitation... Wrap shipping carton used for the shooter due to the 4-5/8” barrel on the majority of cylinder... Production: 81-12401 100s of miles apart, i believe most Type 1s were in. Caliber cartridge was announced in the first boxes had no catalog number since all the.44 approximate. 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