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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
Sturm, Ruger & Co., Southport CT 38
Descriptions
wood 4438 stainless 24 steel 2355 ivory 120 carved 177
Names
firearm 4093
Subjects
elephant 12
Use
pistol 909 revolver 180
Date:
1980
Dimensions:
L: 13.525 in, Barrel length: 7.5 in, H: 5.875 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Francis Samp
Inscription:
Topstrap: Mag - na - port [left side of barrel:] BEFORE USING GUN - READ WARNINGS IN INSTRUCTION MANUAL Available FREE FROM --STURM, RUGER & CO., INC. SOUTHPORT, CONN. U.S.A.--[left side of frame:] RUGER (Ruger logo) R (inside a circle) .44 MAGNUM CAL./ NEW MODEL SUPER BLACKHAWK R (inside a circle) [right side of frame:] 122 83-90057 [rear of cylinder:] S 0057 (indecipherible) [inside of grip panels:] 148 ASB AIE/ INDIA 21
Remarks:
This pistol is one of a pair which has been customized by Man-Na-Port Arms. Magnaported beneath front sight with scroll engraving. High polish stainless steel cylinder with engraved elephant head. Stocks have ivory medallions scrimshawed with elephant heads. Jewelled target hammer and trigger.
Model:
Ruger New Model Super Blackhawk Single Action revolver
Caliber/Gauge:
.44 cal.
Serial Number:
83-90057
Accession Number:
1998.5.12

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Cody Firearms Museum.
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