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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc., Southport, Connecticut 14
Descriptions
rubber 92 metal 3340 wood 4438
Names
firearm 4093
Use
revolver 180
Date:
1989
Dimensions:
L: 7.25 in, Barrel length: 2.25 in, H: 4.5 in
Credit Line:
Gift of William B. Ruger, Jr. and Carolyn Ruger Vogel in loving memory of their father, William B. Ruger, and their brother, James Thompson Ruger
Inscription:
Barrel, right side: RUGER SP101/.38 Special cal. [barrel, left:] BEFORE USING GUN-READ WARNINGS IN INSTRUCTION MANUAL AVAILABLE FREE FROM/ STURM RUGER & CO. INC., SOUTHPORT, CONN USA [frame, right side:] 570-25918
Remarks:
No. 9 – Sturm Ruger & Company Model SP101 .38 caliber Revolver, serial number 570-25918. The barrel, cylinder and lock frame of stainless steel; the composition grips inlaid with brightly striped Goncal Alvez (sic) inserts. The muzzle , lock frame, cylinder and trigger guard engraved by Paul Lantuch with loosely constricted foliate scrollwork. Condition: Factory New Notes: This revolver is illustrated and described in Wilson (1996), pp. 198-199.
Model:
SP101
Caliber/Gauge:
.38 (.38 Special)
Serial Number:
570-25918
Accession Number:
2006.14.14

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Cody Firearms Museum.
If you are making a special trip, please double-check before visiting.

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