Ruger Pistols & Revolvers, The Vintage Years 1949 - 1973
John C. Dougan
Manufacturer part number: 1-931464-37-5
Includes a wealth of fresh info taken directly from Ruger's own records. Appendices include a staggering amount of specific serial number data, including rare types & handguns with special markings. Nothing like this has ever appeared in print before. Without a doubt, this is the most comprehensive Ruger collector's guide ever written, but it is also a celebration of the inventor, Bill Ruger himself. Also included are previously unpublished photos and notes on all of Ruger's key employees. No Ruger enthusiast or collector can afford to do without this new book. It's simply indispensable. 391pp.