Classic Ruger Arms
True Innovators and Designers
Classic Ruger Firearms would become an almost instant success when it started in 1949. Its primary success in the 1950s would be in the handgun market. By the time I started working in the firearms business in the 1970s the Ruger Arms Company would already have firearms that were very collectible.
Today any Ruger handguns of the 1950s or 60s have become very desirable. Some of those firearms of that period are quite rare and can demand high prices by the serious Ruger collectors. Like anything in the collectors world, condition is everything.
If you can find any Ruger handguns in excellent condition from the 1950s era you have found a great firearm for investing in. Although the Ruger 22 pistol standard model and the single six model were manufactured in large numbers in the 1950s and 60s. They can be very desirable if found in excellent condition. The 22 standard model with the serial number under 34,000 are very desirable. The old model Ruger Bearcat are also good investments for excellent specimens from the Ruger arms company.
Any single action Classic Ruger arms made in the 1950s can be very desirable if in great condition.