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Sturm, Ruger & Co. MODEL 44 INTERNATIONAL CARBINE 44 MAGNUM


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Location (State):
Michigan (MI)
Michigan


Member For:
15 Years 7 Months
AUCTION CLOSED

WINNER: M****t

HIGH BID: $490.02

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Auction: 9153831

Auction Type:
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Current High Bidder:
M****t
History:
29 Bids ($0.01 starting bid)
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Bid Increment:
$5.00
Auction Start:
(May 28, 2009 13:11:47 PT)
Auction Ended:
(June 5, 2009 15:00:00 PT)

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Seller's Description

Guns For Sale - Sturm, Ruger & Co. -- MODEL 44 INTERNATIONAL CARBINE 44 MAGNUM

You are looking at a Ruger Model 44 International Carbine semi-auto rifle, which is similar to the Standard Carbine except that this gun has a full-length Mannlicher style stock. These rifles were made up until 1971 and this particular one we have here was manufactured in 1966. The gun is chambered in the .44 Magnum caliber and utilizes a blowback action with a 4-shot tube magazine and 18-1/2" barrel with a rear folding sight. The bore on this particular Model 44 International is in excellent condition with excellent rifling. The top of the receiver and barrel are factory-drilled and tapped for a scope mount and mounted on this gun is a Marbles of Gladstone, MI "Game Getter" RU-20, one-piece see-thru mount (see photos).

The gun has it's original blue which is about 95% or better. There are a few small spots of pitting on top of the barrel in front of the rear sight and a couple of very small spots of rust on the left-side of the receiver at the rear (see photos). There's also a couple of thin scratches on top of the barrel in front of the rear sight and on top of the receiver at the rear with a few small wear marks from the bolt handle on the right-side of the receiver, other than all these minor imperfections from age, the metal on this Ruger is in very good condition.

As mentioned, the gun has a full-length Mannlicher style, uncheckered walnut pistol grip stock. The wood still has it's original finish, which shows a nice shine. There's a chip and some scuffs and scratches in the left-side of the stock, just behind the muzzle where it appears that the stock rubbed-up against something which caused these scrape marks. There's also a few dings and divots in the bottom of the stock with a couple of small gouges from the front sling swivel that are below the surface (see photos). There's numerous scratches and some spots of finish wear in the stock where the polyurethane is worn off with the majority of the scratches being on the surface and not too deep. There are no cracks in the stock. The majority of these handling marks mentioned are not too bad and it wouldn't be that difficult to restore this stock back like-new (see photos).

Please Note: Ruger does not recommend using reloaded, hand loaded or remanufactured cartridges or medium velocity ammunition in the Model 44 Carbine because it does not always reliably function the mechanism. Ruger does recommend using jacketed bullets from most of the leading ammunition manufacturers such as the Remington 240 grain JHP cartridge.

We did not test-fire the gun, but it appears to be completely functional and overall in excellent condition mechanically and good to very good in appearance. Serial #108574. STK. #15323.

If you're looking for a semi-auto brush gun, here it is! This one is ready to be taken to the field just the way it is or you could put some time into refinishing the stock and bring it back to original finish. These Mannlicher stocked 44 Carbines are very collectable so don't miss out on this one.

This firearm can only be sent to an FFL holder. An adult signature will be required upon delivery of this firearm.

This auction starts at a penny with no reserve. We run our items for the entire duration of the auction and will not cancel prior to the ending date.

Payment and Shipping Instructions:

We are a large full-service gun shop in the suburban Detroit area that has been in business for over 25 years.

We offer a 5 day return policy if not completely satisfied with this item. We accept most major credit cards; VISA, MasterCard, Discover ( No AMEX ) and do not charge you extra for the use of your credit card. We also accept money orders/cashiers checks and personal checks as payment. If you pay by personal check, we will hold the check for 14 business days from the day we receive the check. Michigan residents will be charged 6% sales tax.

Shipping and Insurance: $22.00 sent UPS Ground Service to the lower 48 states.

If you have any questions, feel free to e-mail us or give us a call toll free at: 1-866-525-1130, 9:30am to 6:00pm EST, Mon. thru Sat.
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Questions for Users
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    Q:  I'm interested in bidding on this gun, but I have one question on the picture of the fore end screw.Is that glass bedding around the screw, or is it some sort of insert? By the way, you've done an excellent job of photographing and describing the gun in great detail. It's a lot of work. Thanks, Jim jithurstonyahoo***GunAuction*** 06/03/2009
        A:  Thanks for looking at our auctions and I appreciate the kudo's on the photos. That picture of the forend screw does look like glass bedding, however that is in fact a brass insert that you're looking at in the photo. Thanks, Larry 06/03/2009