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Hello Guys,

Some photos of my 10/22 from 1964. Confirmed via factory letter. Interesting enough: I am only the third owner. Rifle is in “factory original” condition.

Nice old school Ruger. Definitely a tier above current production:

•Anodized receiver
•High luster blued barrel
•No warning labels
•Lyman sights
•Metal butt-plate & barrel band
•Metal trigger group
•Walnut stock
•Excellent fit and finish

Rugers serial number reference on their site is not 100% correct. At least, in terms to early 10/22’s. Which were shipped out of order. The factory letter was only $10.00. But, it took eight months.

Nice to have a first year production. I think though, near future, I will probably post it on Gunbroker.

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@Dannyjunkfish, your 10/22 appears to be excellent condition, congrats. That said what do you believe to be a fair price for it?
 

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@Dannyjunkfish, your 10/22 appears to be excellent condition, congrats. That said what do you believe to be a fair price for it?
Good question. Not really sure. I read one person sold a 1964 NIB w/box for $2500. Crazy…

Read on a forum recently, someone got $900 for one.

I would think they would go anywhere from $400-800. Guess you just need the right buyer. They also never seem to come up for sale. Which is why it’s hard to pinpoint an exact value.

If I post it on GB, it will be a Penny auction, NR. Would be interesting to see. Still haven’t decided yet.
 

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If I post it on GB, it will be a Penny auction, NR. Would be interesting to see. Still haven’t decided yet.
I truly believe it’s all about timing. I’ve seen V/T’s on GB go for $500 and two weeks later a similar rifle go for $850……..I’d test the waters here on the forum first, there may be buyer here.
 

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I truly believe it’s all about timing. I’ve seen V/T’s on GB go for $500 and two weeks later a similar rifle go for $850……..I’d test the waters here on the forum first, there may be buyer here.
Thanks, good idea. Appreciate the tip.
 

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In the end it's just a 10/22 and the market is flooded with them. I don't know if I would have gone to the lengths to "letter" such a gun. But hey, why not...
 

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Have a 66 and 68 10/22, both still like new. One spare like new walnut stock with metal band and buttplate and a couple of metal anodized trigger groups.
Not sure about the Lyman sights on either one.
 

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Hello Guys,

Some photos of my 10/22 from 1964. Confirmed via factory letter. Interesting enough: I am only the third owner. Rifle is in “factory original” condition.

Nice old school Ruger. Definitely a tier above current production:

•Anodized receiver
•High luster blued barrel
•No warning labels
•Lyman sights
•Metal butt-plate & barrel band
•Metal trigger group
•Walnut stock
•Excellent fit and finish

Rugers serial number reference on their site is not 100% correct. At least, in terms to early 10/22’s. Which were shipped out of order. The factory letter was only $10.00. But, it took eight months.

Nice to have a first year production. I think though, near future, I will probably post it on Gunbroker.

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I seen this on GB about 3 months ago, with the letter and all. I had bid on it, but it ended before i got back to it. Unfortunately i missed out on this one. Congratulations to the new owner whoever it is.
 

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I'm not sure mine was a '64 but I bought it around 1965 when I was 15 (with folks permission). Sold it to a fellow deputy for $50 around 1975. Kinda wish I hadn't done that.
 

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There is a lot of more modern guns I would part with before I would have sold this. I inherited an 80's vintage 10-22 carbine from my FIL and love it. I actually like it better than my more valuable Target model.
 
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