SOLD FOR: $1625
Make: Sturm, Ruger & Co.
Model: New Model Super Blackhawk
Serial Number: 81-06424
Year of Manufacture: 1974 (RUGER Serial Number Lookup)
Caliber: .44 Magnum
Action Type: Single Action Side-Gate Loaded Revolver
Markings: The left side of the frame is marked “RUGER® .44 MAGNUM CAL. / NEW MODEL SUPER BLACKHAWK®”. The right side of the frame under the cylinder is marked with the serial number “81-06424”. The cylinder is serial matching, hand-scribed “4 2 4”. Both grip panels are marked at the top with the Ruger phoenix logo.
Barrel Length: 7 1/2″
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 a channel in the topstrap and is adjustable for elevation and windage.
Stock Configuration and Condition: The grips are two-piece smooth wood panels. There are light handling marks and the left panel has a few light nicks on the underside. There are no chips or cracks. Overall, the grips rate in Fine-plus condition.
Type of Finish: Blued
Finish Originality: Origina.
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion.
Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 97% of its metal finish. There are light handling marks, and the cylinder has an intermittent turn line through the finish. There is a small amount of minor thinning at the barrel tip. The screws show light toolmarks with strong slots, pins are unmarred, and all markings are clear. Overall, this revolver rates in Fine-plus condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The cylinder locks with almost no play. We did not fire this handgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.
Box, Paperwork, and Accessories: This New Model Blackhawk will ship with a yellow and black factory box, a secondary pair of grips, several manuals, and an extra pair of phoenix logo grip medallions.