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2006.13.7
Sturm, Ruger & Co., Southpor...
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2006.13.7 | 1982 | L: 8.75 in, Barrel length: 4.75 in, H: 5.25 in | Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. | From the 2003 Standard Catalog of Firearms: Ruger Stainless Steel - 1 of 5000 "This model is a special commemorative version of the first standard with the "Red Eagle" grips. It is made of stainless steel and is rollmarked with Bill Ruger's signature on it. The pistol is encased in a wood "salt cod" case." | Commemorative Stainless Steel - 1 of 5000 (aka Standard Mark I Model) | .22 | 17-00008 | 2006.13.7 (1).JPG | 2006.13.7 (5).JPG | 2006.13.7 (2).JPG | 2006.13.7 (3).JPG | 2006.13.7 (4).JPG | 2006.13.7 (6).JPG | firearm | stainless steel | rubber | wood | pistol | Standard Mark I Model Pistol Commemorative Stainless Steel (1 of 5000) Maker: Sturm, Ruger & Co.; Southport, Connecticut Serial Number: 17-00008 Caliber: .22 long rifle Date: 1982 Catalogue Number: 2006.13.7 Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. This model commemorates the first pistol Sturm, Ruger & Co. produced in 1949. Modeled after the original design, special characteristics of this commemorative pistol include "red eagle" grips, stainless steel barrel, and William "Bill" Ruger, Sr.'s engraved signature on the slide. It left the factory in the "salt cod" box (2006.13.7c) placed below. | Salt Cod Box for Standard Mark I Model Commemorative Stainless Steel (1 of 5000) Maker: Sturm, Ruger & Co.; Southport, Connecticut Date: 1982 Catalogue Number: 2006.13.7c Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. This salt cod box came with the Standard Mark I Commemorative pistol (2006.13.7) hanging above. Sturm, Ruger & Co. used salt cod boxes to package firearms during their early manufacturing years. They purchased the boxes from local fish processors as inexpensive and sturdy alternatives to cardboard or heavier wood boxes. | Sturm, Ruger & Co., Southport CT

2006.13.31
Sturm, Ruger & Co., Southpor...
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2006.13.31 | 2004 | L: 10.875 in, Barrel length: 6.875 in, H: 5.625 in | Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. | 2007 Standard Catalog of Firearms (17th Ed.) Ruger MKIII Hunter (678) "This .22 caliber pistol is fitted with a 6.88? target crowned fluted stainless steel barrel. Adjustable rear sight with Hi-Viz front sight. Checkered Cocobolo grips. Drilled and taped for scope mount. Supplied with green case, scope base adapter, and 6 interchangeable LitePipes for front sight. Weight is about 41 oz. Introduced in 2005." | Ruger MKIII Hunter (678) model | .22 l.r. | 229-00008 | 2006.13.31.JPG | firearm | stainless steel | wood | pistol | Ruger MK III Hunter (678) Model Pistol Maker: Sturm, Ruger & Co.; Southport, Connecticut Serial Number: 229-00008 Caliber: .22 long rifle Date: 2004 Catalogue Number: 2006.13.31 Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. | Sturm, Ruger & Co., Southport CT

NA.403.44
Central Plains | bridle | gl...
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NA.403.44 | ca. 1940 | bit width: 4.75 in | Transportation: Land Transportation. Loom woven headstall, brow band and nose piece in multi-colored bead star, flags and geometric design on white background. Backside of beige design cloth. Applique bead rosettes at each side of nose band which is of red cloth and opaque plastic bead decoration. Red and yellow ribbon streamers at rosettes and brow band medallions. Stainless steel spade bit with copper roller. Black twisted rope reins. Forehead medallion in applique beadwork with three red, white and blue bead extensions to nose band. | na.403.44.jpg | geometric | star | flags | bridle | glass beads | copper | cloth | stainless steel | plastic | deer hide | rope | trade | Ribbons | seed | tanned | Central Plains

2006.13.16
Sturm, Ruger & Co., Southpor...
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2006.13.16 | 1989 | L: 7.25 in, Barrel length: 2.25 in, H: 4.875 in | Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. | 2007 Standard Catalog of Firearms (17th Ed.): SP101 "This model is similar in appearance to the GP-100 but has a smaller frame and is chambered for the .22 LR (6-shot), .38 Special (5-shot), .357 Magnum (5-shot), and (5-shot). The grips are all black synthetic, and the sights are adjustable for windage. Barrel lengths are 2? or 3?, and construction is of stainless steel. This model was introduced in 1989. 6? barrel is available in .22 caliber." | Ruger SP101 | .38 Special | 570-00008 | 2006.13.16.JPG | firearm | synthetic | stainless steel | pistol | revolver | Ruger SP101 Revolver Maker: Sturm, Ruger & Co.; Southport, Connecticut Serial Number: 570-00008 Caliber: .38 Special Date: 1989 Catalogue Number: 2006.13.16 Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. | Sturm, Ruger & Co., Southport CT

2006.13.23
Sturm, Ruger & Co., Southpor...
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2006.13.23 | 1976 | L: 12 in, Barrel length: 6.5 in, H: 5 in | Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. | 2007 Standard Catalog of Firearms (17th Ed.): New Model Colorado Centennial Single Six "This model had a stainless steel grip frame, and the balance is blued. It had a walnut grip with medallions insert. The barrel is 6-1/2?, and the revolver is furnished with a walnut case with a centennial medal insert. There were 15,000 manufactured in 1975. " | Ruger New Model Colorado Centennial Single Six | .22 LR / .22 Win. Magnum R.F. | 76-00008 | 2006.13.23ab.JPG | 2006.13.23c.JPG | 2006.13.23.JPG | 2006.13.23d.JPG | 2006.13.23d2.JPG | 2006.13.23f.JPG | firearm | walnut | stainless steel | blued steel | pistol | revolver | Ruger New Model Colorado Centennial Single-Six Revolver with Extra Cylinder Maker: Sturm, Ruger & Co.; Southport, Connecticut Serial Number: 76-00008 Caliber: .22 long rifle/ .22 Win. Mag. Rimfire Date: 1976 Catalogue Number: 2006.13.23 Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. Two cylinders came with this revolver to allow the use of either a .22 long rifle or a .22 Winchester Magnum cartridge. The revolver and its accessories left the factory in the walnut case with medallion (2006.13.23d) placed below. | Walnut Case for Ruger New Model Colorado Centennial Single-Six Revolver Maker: Sturm, Ruger & Co.; Southport, Connecticut Date: 1976 Catalogue Number: 2006.13.23d Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. This walnut case with medallion housed the New Model Colorado Centennial Single-Six revolver (2006.13.23) hanging above when it left the factory. Sturm, Ruger & Co. designed the pistol and case to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Colorado statehood that coincided with the Bicentennial of the United States of America in 1976. | Sturm, Ruger & Co., Southport CT

2006.13.41
Sturm, Ruger & Co., Southpor...
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2006.13.41 | 1984 | L: 13.5 in, Barrel length: 7.5 in, H: 6.5 in | Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. | 2007 Standard Catalog of Firearms (17th Ed.): New Model Super Blackhawk Stainless Steel "This model is the same as the blued version but is made of stainless steel. In 1998 this model was offered in 4-5/8?or 7-1/2? barrels with hunter grip frame and laminated grip panels" | Ruger New Model Super Blackhawk Stainless Steel | .44 Remington Magnum | 85-00008 | 2006.13.41.JPG | firearm | walnut | stainless steel | revolver | pistol | Ruger New Model Blackhawk Stainless Steel Revolver Maker: Sturm, Ruger & Co.; Southport, Connecticut Serial Number: 85-00008 Caliber: .44 Remington Magnum Date: 1984 Catalogue Number: 2006.13.41 Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. | Sturm, Ruger & Co., Southport CT

1.69.6206
Seidel, Keith | Seidel Saddl...
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1.69.6206 | 2009 | overall length: 38 in, width: 4.75 in, bag length: 9 in, bag width: 10.75 in, depth: 2.5 in | Switchback Ranch Purchase Award | Handtooled over entire front, back is plain. D-rings at bottom ends of bags. Bag flaps secured with horseshoe buckles. | 1.69.6206v1.jpg | 1.69.6206v2.jpg | saddle bags | stainless steel | leather | lacing | Seidel, Keith | Seidel Saddlery, Cody, Wyoming

2006.13.52
Sturm, Ruger & Co., Southpor...
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2006.13.52 | 2004 | L: 45.25 in, Barrel length: 28 in, H: 6.75 in | Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. | From the 2007 Standard Catalog of Firearms (17th Ed.): Ruger Gold Label Side-by-Side "Introduced in 2002 this model is chambered for the 12 gauge 3? shell. Offered with 28? barrels with choke tubes. Choice of pistol or straight grip checkered walnut stock. Ejectors and single trigger. Weight is about 6.33 lbs." | Ruger Gold Label Side-by-Side Shotgun | 12 ga. | 460-00008 | 2006.13.52.JPG | firearm | blued steel | stainless steel | walnut | shotgun | Ruger Gold Label Side-by-Side Shotgun Maker: Sturm, Ruger & Co.; Southport, Connecticut Serial Number: 460-00008 Gauge: 12 ga. Date: 2004 Catalogue Number: 2006.13.52 Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. Sturm, Ruger & Co. introduced this model in 2002 as a return to the classic side-by-side shotgun sportsmen used for more than a century. | Sturm, Ruger & Co., Southport CT

2006.13.4
Sturm, Ruger & Co., Southpor...
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2006.13.4 | 1987 | L: 8 in, Barrel length: 4.5 in, H: 5.5625 in | Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. | Alloy frame w/ steel slide and barrel w/ matte black finish & synthetic grips. From the 2003 Standard Catalog of Firearms: P85 "This model represents Ruger's entry into the wonder-nine market. The P-85 is a double-action, hight-capacity (15-shot detachable magazine) semi-automatic, with an alloy frame and steel slide. It has a 4.5? barrel, ambidextrous safety, and three-dot sighting system. It has a matte black finish and black synthetic grips. The latest option for this model is a decocking device to replace the standard safety. There is also and optional molded locking case and extra magazine with loading tool available. It is more reasonably priced that many of its competitors. This pistol was introduced in 1987 and was sold at large premium for some time due to limited supply and great demand. As of this writing, Ruger is producing this pistol in a new plant in Prescott, Arizona; and the premium situation no longer exists. This model is also produced in 9x21 cartridge for non-NATO countries. In 1991 the internal mechanism was changed slightly with the result that a name change occurred "P85 Mark II"" | Ruger Model P85 | 9mm x 19 | 300-00008 | 2006.13.4.JPG | firearm | synthetic | stainless steel | pistol | Ruger Model P85 Pistol Maker: Sturm, Ruger & Co.; Southport, Connecticut Serial Number: 300-00008 Caliber: 9mm x 19 Date: 1987 Catalogue Number: 2006.13.4 Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. Responding to the increased market demand for civilian use 9mm semi-automatic pistols, Sturm, Ruger & Co. introduced the Model P85 in 1987. | Sturm, Ruger & Co., Southport CT

2006.13.18
Sturm, Ruger & Co., Southpor...
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2006.13.18 | 1994 | L: 11.75 in, Barrel length: 5.5 in, H: 5.25 in | Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. | Taken from the Ruger web site: http://www.ruger-firearms.com/Firearms/FASubType?type=Revolver&subtype=Black%20Powder "Black powder revolvers do not fire conventional fixed ammunition or cartridges. Rather, they use loose black powder, a separate projectile, and a separate percussion cap. This system was popular prior to and during the American Civil War, after which it was largely replaced by cartridge-firing revolvers. However, the thrill of firing these antique-type firearms continues to this day, and many users prefer to use black powder revolvers.Ruger "Old Army" black powder revolvers are among the most advanced of their type. They utilize many features of the Ruger New Model Blackhawk revolvers and have precision adjustable sights. The unique loading lever/ramrod is designed specifically not to unlatch during recoil, a common problem with older black powder revolvers. Its all-coil spring mechanism gives unprecedented durability in what is essentially a time-tested 150-year-old design." | Ruger Old Army Blackpowder revolver | .45 percussion | 148-00008 | 2006.13.18.JPG | firearm | ivory | synthetic | stainless steel | revolver | pistol | Ruger Old Army Blackpowder Revolver Maker: Sturm, Ruger & Co.; Southport, Connecticut Serial Number: 148-00008 Caliber: .45 percussion Date: 1994 Catalogue Number: 2006.13.18 Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. Instead of a cased cartridge, this revolver uses loose black powder, a bullet, and a percussion cap. Ruger designed this revolver to ensure that the loading lever/ ramrod stays in place during recoil, a problem earlier models frequently encountered. | Sturm, Ruger & Co., Southport CT

2006.13.50
Sturm, Ruger & Co., Southpor...
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2006.13.50 | 2005 | L: 37.5 in, Barrel length: 18.5 in, H: 7.5 in | Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. | From the 2007 Standard Catalog of Firearms (17th Ed.): Mini-14 All-Weather Ranch Rifle "Introduced in 1999 this model has all the features of the stainless steel Ranch Rifle with the addition of a black polymer stock. Weight is about 6.5 lbs." | Ruger Mini-14 All-Weather Ranch Rifle | .223 Remington | 580-00008 | 2006.13.50.JPG | firearm | stainless steel | polymer | rifle | Ruger Mini-14 All-Weather Ranch Rifle Maker: Sturm, Ruger & Co.; Southport, Connecticut Serial Number: 580-00008 Caliber: .223 Remington Date: 2005 Catalogue Number: 2006.13.50 Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. The Ruger Mini-14 rifle has been one of the most popular semi-automatic rifles since its introduction in 1975. Since then, many companies have introduced aftermarket parts and modifications that increase the rifle's capabilities. Sturm, Ruger & Co. introduced the Mini-14 All-Weather Ranch Rifle in 1999. | Sturm, Ruger & Co., Southport CT

2006.13.17
Sturm, Ruger & Co., Southpor...
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2006.13.17 | 2005 | L: 8 in, Barrel length: 2.5 in, H: 6.5 in | Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. | 2007 Standard Catalog of Firearms (17th Ed.): Super Redhawk Alaskan "This revolver is chambered for the .454? Casull and the .45?Colt interchangeable or the .480? Ruger cartridge. Barrel length is 2.5? with adjustable rear sight. Cylinder capacity is 6 rounds. Stainless steel finish. Hogue Tamer rubber grips. Weight is about 47 oz. Introduced in 2005." | Ruger Super Redhawk Alaskan | .454 Casull & .45 Colt | 530-00008 | 2006.13.17.JPG | firearm | rubber | stainless steel | pistol | revolver | Ruger Super Redhawk Alaskan Revolver Maker: Sturm, Ruger & Co.; Southport, Connecticut Serial Number: 530-00008 Caliber: .454 Casull & .45 Colt Date: 2005 Catalogue Number: 2006.13.17 Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. | Sturm, Ruger & Co., Southport CT

1.67.439A/B
sword | scabbard | wire | ac...
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1.67.439A/B | ca. 1875 | blade length: 32.625 in, scabbard length: 33.625 in | inscribed on blade by handle, W. Walsheid/Solingen and on top of blade Iron Proof, on other side, Eroved. | Credit Line: Gift of The Coe Foundation. (A) Stainless steel military sword with (B) scabbard with two rings on it. Sword has wire wrapped handle, acid etching on blade, c. 1875. Inscribed on blade by handle, W. Walsheid/Solingen and on top of blade Iron Proof, on other side, Eroved. 1960 catalog no. 225. gift of the above source. | 1.67.439a,b.jpg | 1.67.439ab.jpg | acid etching | sword | scabbard | wire | acid etching | stainless steel | rings

2006.13.70
Sturm, Ruger & Co., Southpor...
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2006.13.70 | ca. 2001 | Barrel length: 34 in, L: 50.875 in, H: 6.75 in | Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. | From the 2007 Standard Catalog of Firearms (17th Ed.): Ruger Trap Model. Introduced in 2000 this model is a 12 gauge single-barrel trap gun with a 34? barrel chocked Full and Modified. It is fitted with a mechanical trigger and auto ejector. The stock is select walnut with adjustable cheekpiece and buttplate. Receiver is engraved. Weight is approximately 9 lbs. | Ruger Trap Model shotgun | 12 ga; 2 ¾" Chambers | 440-00008 | 2006.13.70.JPG | firearm | blued steel | walnut | stainless steel | shotgun | Ruger Trap Model Shotgun Maker: Sturm, Ruger & Co.; Southport, Connecticut Serial Number: 440-00008 Gauge: 12 ga. (2 ¾" chambers) Date: ca. 2001 Catalogue Number: 2006.13.70 Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. | Sturm, Ruger & Co., Southport CT

2006.13.58
Sturm, Ruger & Co., Southpor...
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2006.13.58 | 1989 | L: 42 in, Barrel length: 22 in, H: 5.875 in | Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. | From the 2007 Standard Catalog of Firearms (17th Ed.): Ruger 77 Mark II "Introduced in 1992 this model is the basic Model 77 rifle. Features blued metal parts and no sights. Available in 15 different calibers from .223 to .338 Win. Mag. In barrel lengths from 22? to 24? depending on caliber. Comes form the factory with scope bases and rings. Rifle weighs approximately 7 lbs." | Ruger 77 Mark II rifle | .243 Win. | 780-00008 | 2006.13.58.JPG | firearm | blued steel | walnut | stainless steel | rifle | Ruger 77 Mark II Rifle Maker: Sturm, Ruger & Co.; Southport, Connecticut Serial Number: 780-00008 Caliber: .243 Win. Date: 1989 Catalogue Number: 2006.13.58 Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. This rifle model comes in fifteen various calibers ranging from .223 to .338 Win. Mag. | Sturm, Ruger & Co., Southport CT