37. Early Ruger No.1 Medium Sporter Falling Block Rifle

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serial #806, 308 Win., 26" medium weight barrel with a bright excellent bore. The early single line address barrel retains about 98% original blue along the front edges of the quarter rib. The action retains 99% original blue with the lever toning to purple. The hand-fitted breechblock is numbered to the gun. The checkered walnut pistolgrip stock rates near excellent with light handling marks and the semi-beavertail forearm with early style wraparound checking rates excellent with a small dent to the left of the mounting hole. The buttstock and forearm are both numbered "806", there is no visible date stamp and the forearm hanger is marked "B". A set of factory scope rings are included. An excellent early three digit no. 1 Medium Sporter. (58821-78) {C&R} [Stuart Floam Collection] (1000/1500) SOLD FOR $1,092.50

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