William B. Ruger—who created one of the most iconic brands in firearm history—would have turned 100 on June 21, 2016. In commemoration of his birthday, Ruger will be offering a selection of limited-edition collector’s items in the coming weeks and months, including ammunition from Hornady, a knife from CRKT and a Signature-Series pistol. To learn more and to sign up to be eligible to purchase these collectible items as they become available, please visit ruger.com.
Ruger Commemoratives Coming Soon
Though largely forgotten and scarce today, the Colt 1871-72 "Open Top" revolvers represented an evolution in design for Colt, and ultimately paved the way for the Colt to transition from the cap-and-ball era to the cartridge era of the Single Action Army.