SOLD FOR: $2640
Serial Number: 3309
Year of Manufacture: 1968
Action Type: Falling Block Single Shot Rifle
Barrel Length: 26”
Sights / Optics: There are no provisions for iron sights. There is a mounted Leupold 2x-7x adjustable scope with clear glass and fine crosshair reticle. The scope has lens covers.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock is a two piece checkered wood. The wood shows extremely minimal draglines and storage marks. The texturing is sharp. There are no chips or cracks. The stock tightly fits the frame. There is a capped pistol grip attached to the buttstock. The LOP measures 13 ½” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttpad. The stock rates in about Excellent overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blued
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore. In this writer’s opinion and for the age, this bore rates an 8.5 out of 10.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 98% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows very light storage and handling marks consistent with use. This firearm was well cared for. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are crisp. Overall, this rifle rates in about Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this firearm. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: Included with this firearm is a Leupold 2x-7x adjustable scope with clear glass and fine crosshair reticle. The scope has lens covers.
Our Assessment: The Ruger No. 1 is a single-shot rifle that is known for its classic design and accuracy. It is available in a variety of calibers, including the .30-06 Springfield.
The No. 1 features a falling-block action, which is known for its strength and reliability. It has a solid steel receiver, a hammer-forged barrel, and a beautiful walnut stock. The .30-06 Springfield cartridge is a popular choice for hunting medium to large game, and the No. 1 is a great platform for this cartridge. With its accuracy and power, the No. 1 is a great choice for hunters who prefer a classic, single-shot design.
This No.1 pictured above is in amazing shape. The trigger pull is crisp, bore is bright, and there are very minimal markings on the stock and finish. This No.1 even comes with an already mounted scope. This gun was extremely well cared for by its previous owner. Place your bids on this one before I do!