Ruger Red Label Model (04202) 28 Gauge Over-Under Shotgun MFD 1996

SOLD FOR: $2725

LSB#: 230706JE001

Make: Ruger

Model: Red Label (04202)

Serial Number: 420-02660

Year of Manufacture: 1996

Caliber: 28 Gauge

Action Type: Break-Barrel Over-Under Shotgun

Barrel Length: 28”

Choke: The barrel is threaded for removable chokes. There are currently inserted Skeet/Skeet chokes. This firearm also comes with a choke insert for full, Improved Cylinder, and Modified.

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a brass bead. There is a back sight which is a white bead.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are a two-piece checkered hardwood. The buttstock has a black capped pistol grip. The wood shows a few light draglines, as well as handling and storage marks. Notably, there is a mercury recoil reducer installed in the buttstock under the butt-plate. The LOP measures 14 ¼” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttplate. The stocks rate in about Excellent overall condition.

Type of Finish: Blue

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The upper bore is bright, the lower bore is bright. There is no erosion in the bore. In this writer’s opinion and for the age, this bore rates a 9.5 out of 10!

Overall Condition: This shotgun retains about 99% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows light handling and storage marks. This gun has been extremely well cared for. The markings are crisp. Overall, this shotgun rates in about Excellent condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. This shotgun uses a single selective mechanical trigger with automatic safety ejectors. 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 serial number matching Ruger box. Also included are three different size chokes (F), (IC), (M), and spare parts.

Our Assessment: The Ruger Red Label is a double-barrel shotgun that was first introduced by the Sturm, Ruger & Company in 1977. It was designed to be a high-quality over-under shotgun that could be used for hunting, sport shooting, and even trap shooting.

The Ruger Red Label features a low-profile receiver that is CNC-machined from a solid block of steel, making it extremely durable and reliable. The shotgun is available in a range of gauges and barrel lengths, and is known for its smooth and reliable action.

Another notable feature of the Ruger Red Label is its automatic ejectors, which quickly and reliably eject spent shells from the shotgun after each shot. This makes it easy to quickly reload and get back on target.

Overall, the Ruger Red Label is a high-quality over-under shotgun that is known for its durability, reliability, and customizable features. It has been a popular choice among hunters and sport shooters for many years.

This Ruger Red Label is pristine! Not only does it include the factory box with matching serial number, but it has been kept in excellent condition. It has a mercury recoil reducer installed in the stock, so recoil will be hardly noticeable with this shotgun! The bores are incredibly bright, the wood has sharp checkering with very minor wear, and the finish still looks like it is fresh from the factory. This is one hot shotgun that you are going to want to bid on. Please see our photos and good luck with your bidding.

As Always,
Keep Your Powder Dry and Bid High!
-Andrew G.

Ruger Red Label Model (04202) 28 Gauge Over-Under Shotgun MFD 1996
Ruger Red Label Model (04202) 28 Gauge Over-Under Shotgun MFD 1996