SOLD FOR: $1654.97
Serial Number: 9418
Year of Manufacture: 1967 (https://ruger.com/dataProcess/serialHistory/)
Caliber: .41 Magnum
Action Type: Single Action Side-Gate Loaded Revolver
Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked with “STURM, RUGER & CO. / SOUTHPORT. CONN. U.S.A.”. The left side of the frame is marked “RUGER BLACKHAWK / .41 MAGNUM CAL.”, a Ruger logo, and “®”. The right side of the frame under the cylinder is marked with the serial number “9418”. The rear face of the cylinder is marked “S”. Both grip panels are marked at the top with a Ruger logo.
Barrel Length: 4 5/8″
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a serrated ramped blade integral to a base fixed to the barrel. The rear sight is a square-notch in a base pinned to the topstrap and is adjustable for elevation and windage.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are two-piece smooth wood panels. There are light handling marks, and the left panel has light scattered nicks. There are no chips or cracks. Overall, the grips are in Fine condition.
Type of Finish: Blued and Black Alloy
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is semi-bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion, but there is light stubborn fouling throughout.
Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 91% of its metal finish. There are scattered light nicks and scuffs on the barrel and ejector rod housing, the topstrap shows a few light scuffs, the heel of the grip frame has a few light nicks, and the cylinder shows a faint turn line. The frame has taken a very light plum hue. The screws show light toolmarks with sharp slots. Overall, this revolver rates in about Very Good-plus condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. This old-model Blackhawk has not had a transfer bar installed, it is still in its original configuration. The cylinder locks with light play on each chamber. We did not fire this handgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: None.