Talo Exclusive Ruger Super Blackhawk 00817 KS-43N 3.75″ .44 Magnum Revolver

SOLD FOR: $1222

LSB#: 220219JN008

Make: Ruger

Model: New Model Super Blackhawk, Talo Exclusive (Model #00817)

Serial Number: 88-54711

Year of Manufacture: 2013 (Ruger Serial Lookup)

Caliber: .44 Remington Magnum

Action Type: Single-Action Side-Gate Loaded Revolver

Markings: The bottom of the barrel has Ruger’s three-line safety warning message. The left side of the frame is marked “RUGER® .44 MAGNUM CAL. / NEW MODEL SUPER BLACKHAWK®”.  The right side of the frame is marked with the serial number “88-54711”. The rear face of the cylinder is marked with “S”. The rear sight and both grip panels have the Ruger phoenix logo.

Barrel Length: 3.75”

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a serrated ramped blade fixed to a mount on top of the barrel above the muzzle. The rear sight is a square-notch installed into a groove in the top strap and is adjustable for windage and elevation.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are black wood-grained laminate panels fixed to the grip frame. There are only light handling marks and no chips or cracks. The grips are in Excellent overall condition.

Type of Finish: Satin Stainless Steel

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright with sharp rifling. There is no erosion in the bore.

Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 98% of its metal finish. There is no notable damage or wear, just light handling marks and a light cylinder turn line. The screw heads are sharp and pins are unmarred. The markings are clear. Overall, this handgun is in Excellent condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The cylinder locks in each position with no play . We did not fire this handgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This handgun comes with a gray plastic Ruger snap case with serial-matching label, instruction manual, factory test casing and its envelope and locking device and its key.

Our Assessment: This Ruger New Model Super Blackhawk is a single-action revolver chambered for .44 Magnum rounds. This revolver pays homage to the classic Colt design but with modern twists distinctive to Ruger including coil springs and a transfer-bar safety. The revolver is mechanically sound and has a pleasing Satin Stainless finish. Produced as an exclusive for distributor Talo, this model has a 3 3/4” barrel, making it more convenient for carry, great for when you’re going fishing somewhere with bears or other predators. This is a finely crafted revolver that both ruger fans and shooting enthusiasts more broadly will not want to miss out on! Good luck in your bidding!

Talo Exclusive Ruger Super Blackhawk 00817 KS-43N 3.75" .44 Magnum Revolver
Talo Exclusive Ruger Super Blackhawk 00817 KS-43N 3.75″ .44 Magnum Revolver