Ruger Auctions GP100 In Support Of SASP
SASP Founding Partner Sponsor, Ruger has resumed scheduled firearm auctions with all proceeds to benefit SASP. These auctions feature rare firearms from the Ruger vault and will help support youth shooting sports.
This week’s auction item is a satin polished blued Ruger® GP100® .357 Magnum caliber, double-action revolver. The serial number of this revolver is 170-17611, and the test fire date is October 20, 1986. This revolver was sold in April 1988 and subsequently returned to the factory. There are no notes as to why this revolver was returned to the factory.The Ruger® GP100® was introduced in the 1986 Sporting Firearms catalog. This revolver features a blued finish; 4 inch heavy barrel with full-length ejector rod shroud; and interchangeable front sight and a fully adjustable rear sight with a white outline. It also features a Ruger rubber cushioned grip system with Goncalo Alves wood grip panel inserts; and 6-shot cylinder. The revolver had been stored in a brown, hinged box along with an appropriate instruction manual and locking device. The GP100® is being sold “as is,” and the purchaser assumes all liability for its safe and proper ownership, storage, use, and resale. The revolver is a part of the Ruger factory collection in Southport, Connecticut, and a certificate of Authenticity will be mailed to the winner of the auction.