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by TEMIII
Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: New Member - Introduce Yourself
Topic: South Carolina here
Replies: 5
Views: 941

Re: South Carolina here

Your Red Eagle is a Type 9. These were made between June and August 1951, About 2,000 were produced. The Type 9 is basically a Type 8 but made with a blued trigger. These triggers were said to be leftovers from another project and they just used them. The serial # range on these (172xx - 219xx) is r...
by TEMIII
Thu Jul 06, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: New Member - Introduce Yourself
Topic: Ruger mk1
Replies: 2
Views: 683

Re: Ruger mk1

It depends ... With any Mark I, condition is the key. Collector grade pistols need to be in the 95 to 98% condition range. A number of Mark I's were made under government contracts in the mid 50's thru the mid 60's. The serial # would help identify the particular contract. Under the first contract (...
by TEMIII
Tue Jun 20, 2017 11:27 am
Forum: Auto Pistols
Topic: Ruger Standard 1 of 5000 California Freedom 82
Replies: 5
Views: 1142

Re: Ruger Standard 1 of 5000 California Freedom 82

There were only 25 offered. I would love to have a chance at one for my collection.
by TEMIII
Tue Jun 13, 2017 10:26 am
Forum: Auto Pistols
Topic: Ruger Standard 1 of 5000 California Freedom 82
Replies: 5
Views: 1142

Re: Ruger Standard 1 of 5000 California Freedom 82

The latest RENE pricing sheet indicates $1,250.
by TEMIII
Wed May 10, 2017 9:46 am
Forum: New Member - Introduce Yourself
Topic: New Member
Replies: 2
Views: 858

Re: New Member

A native of Atlanta that escaped. We now live in Tuscaloosa where my wife grew up.
by TEMIII
Fri May 05, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: Questions about the RCA or a Ruger you own
Topic: RST-4 series 1 stainless 1 0f 5000
Replies: 1
Views: 985

Re: RST-4 series 1 stainless 1 0f 5000

These show up regularly on GunBroker. They usually go for $450 - $500 or thereabouts. It is very important to have all of the original packaging and documents.
by TEMIII
Fri May 05, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: New Member - Introduce Yourself
Topic: New Member
Replies: 2
Views: 858

New Member

New member from Alabama. Collector of Red Eagle Standard Autos and early Mark I Target Autos.