The "Dealer Special" was a promotion offered to Ruger dealers. It was available to those dealers who purchased five thousand dollars worth of particular models of Ruger firearms. This was done a number of years ago and this Dealer Special" is still new in the box, unfired, a unique Ruger collector's piece. In additon to the fact the old Vaquero is no longer made, this particular vaquero came with special grips made put on the "Dealer Special" at the factory. The model information on the hard case the gun comes in has a DS included indicating it was issued by Ruger as a DS offered Vaquero. This gives this particular Vaquero two aspects of interest for the Ruger collector. The gun was shipped from the Ruger factory to the dealers. This Ruger is still in the original inventory of the dealer that received the gun from Ruger. The finish is bright stainless. The Ruger model designation idKBNV455 DS 51/2 barrel, high-gloss stainless steel. An example of this model is pictured in the book Ruger and his guns page 267 shown witha Frederick Remington Cavalryman painting of which a picture is shown with this auction.
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