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2006.13.48
Sturm, Ruger & Co., Southpor...
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2006.13.48 | 1996 | L: 34.5 in, Barrel length: 16.25 in, H: 6.375 in | Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. | From the 2007 Standard Catalog of Firearms (17th Ed.): Ruger Carbine "This is a semi-automatic carbine chambered for the 9mm (PC9) or .40 (PC4) cartridge. It is fitted with 16.25? barrel and black synthetic stock. Post front sight with adjustable rear sight. A receiver is also offered. Detachable magazine has 10-round capacity. Weight is approximately 6.4 lbs. Introduced in 1998." | Ruger Police Carbine | .9mm (PC9); 9mm x 19 | 470-00008 | 2006.13.48.JPG | firearm | synthetic | steel | carbine | Ruger Police Carbine Maker: Sturm, Ruger & Co.; Southport, Connecticut Serial Number: 470-00008 Caliber: 9mm x 19 Date: 1996 Catalogue Number: 2006.13.48 Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. Sturm, Ruger & Co. introduced this carbine for law enforcement use in 1996 as a companion arm to the P95 pistol (2006.13.8), since they share the same magazine and cartridge. | Sturm, Ruger & Co., Southport CT

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

2006.13.19
Sturm, Ruger & Co., Southpor...
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2006.13.19 | 2004 | L: 8 in, Barrel length: 4 in, H: 5.5 in | Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. | From Ruger's web site: http://www.ruger-firearms.com/Firearms/FAProdView?model=10119&return=Y 22/45 Mark III "Ruger 22/45 Mark III™ Bull Barrel pistols have offered shooters the familiar feel of a 1911 pistol in barrel lengths of 4", 4 1/2" and 5 1/2". Ruger is proud to introduce a thoroughly modern family of autoloading pistols, which combines the best of both - the Ruger 22/45 Mark III pistols. All 22/45 Mark III pistols feature: ** Front and rear sights for faster, more precise target acquisition. ** Precision-molded polymer grip frame with a serrated front strap and checkered grip panel areas and back strap for a great appearance and comfortable, non-slip hold. ** A manual safety that positively locks the sear. ** An internal cylindrical bolt construction ensures permanent alignment and higher accuracy potential than conventional moving-slide designs. ** A contoured ejection port and tapered bolt ears. ** An unobtrusive internal lock that locks the safety in the "SAFE" position. ** A magazine disconnect to prevent accidental discharge when the magazine has been removed. ** The first-ever visible loaded chamber indicator for a .22 rimfire pistol. ** Two ten-round magazines and high-impact case included with each pistol." Taken from Ruger's web site (RNW Note) | Ruger 22/45 MKIII | .22 l.r. | 228-00008 | 2006.13.19.JPG | firearm | synthetic | blued steel | pistol | Ruger 22/45 MK III Pistol Maker: Sturm, Ruger & Co.; Southport, Connecticut Serial Number: 228-00008 Caliber: .22 long rifle Date: 2004 Catalogue Number: 2006.13.19 Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. Designed to emulate the Colt 1911 and intended as an inexpensive substitute for training purposes. | Sturm, Ruger & Co., Southport CT

Raindrops at Sunr...
Oglala Lakota | Amiotte, Art...
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NA.302.186 | 1987 | H: 78 in, width: 48 in | Raindrops at Sunrise | Gift in memory of Lloyd New | na.302.186.jpg | Banner | cotton | synthetic | wool | fiber | mixed media | Oglala Lakota | Amiotte, Arthur | Custer, South Dakota

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

2006.13.4
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

2006.13.8
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2006.13.8 | 1996 | L: 7 in, Barrel length: 3.875 in, H: 5.75 in | Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. | From the 2003 Standard Catalog of Firearms: P95 "Introduced in 1996 this 9mm pistol features a 3.9? barrel, polymer frame and stainless steel slide. Decocker only. Fixed 3-dot sights are standard. Overall length is 7.3?. Empty weight is about 29 oz. In 2001 this model was offered with a manual safety and blued finish. " P95DC "This model is the same as the matte black version of the P-95, only this is in stainless steel. It has a decock only safety | Ruger Model P95DC semi-automatic pistol | 9mm x 19 | 311-00008 | 2006.13.8.JPG | firearm | blued steel | synthetic | pistol | Ruger Model P95DC Semi-Automatic Pistol Maker: Sturm, Ruger & Co.; Southport, Connecticut Serial Number: 311-00008 Caliber: 9mm x 19 Date: 1996 Catalogue Number: 2006.13.8 Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. This pistol shares the same cartridge and magazine as the Police Carbine (2006.13.48), allowing law enforcement to use them as companion arms. | Sturm, Ruger & Co., Southport CT

2006.13.13
Sturm, Ruger & Co., Southpor...
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2006.13.13 | 1999 | L: 8.75 in, Barrel length: 4.75 in, H: 5.25 in | Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. | From the 2007 Standard Catalog of Firearms (17th Ed.): Standard Mark II Model MK450 "Introduced in 1999 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first Ruger rimfire pistol. Fitted with a 4.75? barrel with fixed sights. Chambered for the .22 LR cartridge. The pistol grips have a red Ruger medallion and Ruger crest on the barrel. Furnished in a red case. Weight is about 35 oz. Production limited to one year." | Ruger Standard Mark II Model MK450 | .22 l.r. | 223-00008 | 2006.13.13.JPG | firearm | blued steel | synthetic | pistol | Ruger Standard Mark II Model MK450 Pistol Maker: Sturm, Ruger & Co.; Southport, Connecticut Serial Number: 223-00008 Caliber: .22 long rifle Date: 1999 Catalogue Number: 2006.13.13 Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. Introduced in 1999 and produced for one year only, this model commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the production of Sturm, Ruger & Co.'s first rimfire pistol. The pistol left the factory in the red plastic case (2006.13.13d) placed below. | Red Plastic Case for Ruger Standard Mark II Model MK450 Maker: Sturm, Ruger & Co.; Southport, Connecticut Date: 1999 Catalogue Number: 2006.13.13d Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. This case housed the Standard Mark II Model MK 450 (2006.13.13) hanging above when it left the factory. | Sturm, Ruger & Co., Southport CT

1.69.1986A-C
George Wostenholm & Son | bo...
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1.69.1986A-C | box length: 6.75 in | Box labeled: Clause/Fremont, Ohio. Razor marked: George Wostenholm & Son, ... Sheffield and 069. | (A) American made straight razor and (B and C) box. Razor folds into black synthetic handle. Belonged to Zack Sutley, an alleged acquaintance of Buffalo Bill. | 1.69.1986v1.jpg | box | razor | straight | black | handle | synthetic | folds | George Wostenholm & Son

NA.203.1532
Plains | breastplate | rawhi...
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NA.203.1532 | ca. 1900 | L: 19.5 in, width: 12.5 in | The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe | Rawhide strips wrapped in quills and affixed to cotton cloth backing. Sewn with cotton thread to tanned hide to secure outer edge. Sky blue glass beads between each rawhide strip are sewn onto outer tanned hide. Top center red circular medallion with yellow square cross in center comprised of quill work. Two hide thongs wrapped in red, purple and yellow quills and with 2 metal cones on each stuffed with yellow feathers. Rawhide fringe along bottom of breastplate attached with tanned hide thongs and wrapped in red quills with metal cones at end stuffed with synthetic purple hair. Staples appear to be a contemporary attempt to reattach cotton cloth where it is coming unstitched at center. Quills are overall white with horizontal stepped-pyramids in red outlined in purple and with yellow square cross centers. | NA.203.1532.jpg | breastplate | rawhide | metal | Cotton cloth | glass beads | porcupine quills | metal cones | dye | tanned hide | feather fluffs | synthetic | Plains