SOLD FOR: $1130
Make: Sturm, Ruger & Co.
Model: Mini-Thirty (Model #01844)
Serial Number: 189-73154
Year of Manufacture: 1996 (RUGER Serial Number Lookup)
Action Type: Magazine-Fed Semi-Automatic Rifle
Markings: The left side of the receiver is marked with the serial number “189-73154”, “RUGER / NEWPORT, NH – USA”, and a two-line warning. The top rear of the receiver is marked with the company’s phoenix logo, “RUGER / MINI-THIRTY / 7.62×39”.
Barrel Length: 18 1/2”
Sights/Optics: The front sight is a serrated ramped blade integral to a banded base that is pinned to the barrel. The rear sight is a flip up peep sight adjustable for elevation that dovetailed into the receiver. The receiver rib is notched for Ruger rings that have attached a Tasco 2-8x scope with a duplex reticle. The scope body has a few light nicks, most notable on the eye-piece bell, the glass is fairly clear, and overall, the scope rates in Fine condition.
Stock Configuration and Condition: The stock is a smooth American walnut with semi-pistol grip, straight comb, polymer handguard, and a smooth polymer buttplate. There are sling swivels on the buttstock and gas block. There are minor handling marks, but otherwise the stock is free of any notable wear or damage. There are no chips or cracks. The LOP measures 13 1/4” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttplate. The buttpad shows light only handling marks. Overall, the stock rates in Fine-plus condition.
Type of Finish: Stainless and Alloy
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright with sharp rifling. There is no erosion.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 97% of its metal finish. The action has light operational wear. Screws show light tool marks with strong slots, and all markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this rifle. As with all used firearms, thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.
Box, Paperwork and Accessories: This Mini-Thirty will ship with the following:
—one (1) 5-round magazine
—brown leather sling with animal scene
—the scope as described above