Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 633: First Year Production Ruger Blackhawk Single Action Revolver

Auction Date: August 26, 2022

First Year Production Three Digit Serial Number Ruger Blackhawk Flat Top Single Action Revolver with Factory Letter Formerly of the Hank Williams Jr. Collection

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

First Year Production Three Digit Serial Number Ruger Blackhawk Flat Top Single Action Revolver with Factory Letter Formerly of the Hank Williams Jr. Collection

Manufacturer: Ruger
Model: Blackhawk
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 357 magnum
Barrel: 4 5/8 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: stag
Stock:
Item Views: 675
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 396
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

The included country music star Hank Williams Jr. addressed factory letter lists this revolver as having been shipped in December of 1955 to Belknap Hardware & Manufacturing Company in Louisville Kentucky. The revolver has standard markings and features including the early three digit serial number. Also included is a brown cardboard Ruger box and a shipping box. Provenance: The Hank Williams Jr. Collection; Property of a Gentleman

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 98% plus original blue finish with an attractive plum coloration on the frame. The slightly undersized stag grips are very fine with scattered handling marks. Mechanically excellent.



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