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PostPosted: Sun Jun 28, 2015 9:16 am 
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Hi Guys and Gals,
Was wanting info on high gloss single six pistols.

I think the code is GKNR-5. Are these rare? I got one from a member here a few years ago but understand they were made before so mine is part of a second run. I may be off base but let me know what you can.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 28, 2015 9:50 am 
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Per RENE } GKNR-5 & GKNR-6, Known serial number range, 262-87067 thru 263-39160. 500 to 600 of each made. Very Scarce!
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There are some Rare "D" guns also.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 28, 2015 1:01 pm 
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mine is a 268-xxxxx serial?

What value? 600?


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 28, 2015 5:42 pm 
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roylt wrote:
mine is a 268-xxxxx serial?

What value? 600?


With a 268 prefix which would make it a fixed sight revolver, your gun would be a GKNR-5F not a GKNR-5.

Around 2,600 made, With out nailing the serial number down and seeing pictures its hard to put a blind value on it, LNIB to NIB - $500.00 to $650.00
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 28, 2015 10:13 pm 
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Yeah, I guess it would be call a Vaquero really huh.

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 18, 2015 11:29 am 
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Also, all stainless Vaquero style Single-Sixes were high polish.
But the stainless guns in themselves are scarce because probably 85% of all production was blued steel.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 18, 2015 1:13 pm 
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Think the one that is more scarce is GKNR-4F, if you had a D stamped one of those and could pair it up with the other serial number, now that would be something.

Likely don't exist, but if they did, one of the rarest new models out there!


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 19, 2015 12:47 am 
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roylt wrote:
Yeah, I guess it would be call a Vaquero really huh.

Thanks Terry,


Those in 32 Mag were actually marketed as the Vaquerito (little cowboy) by Ruger.

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 19, 2015 8:06 am 
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Looks like prices are starting to go up a little on these. Here's a recent auction on gunbroker I was watching. http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=494065039


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 19, 2015 2:53 pm 
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Those are cute. Like a little larger Bearcats.

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 21, 2015 7:24 am 
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steelshooterco wrote:
Think the one that is more scarce is GKNR-4F, if you had a D stamped one of those and could pair it up with the other serial number, now that would be something.

Likely don't exist, but if they did, one of the rarest new models out there!


This GKNR-4F is the lowest serial# of the 4 known, and its consecutive mate is a Bisley KRB-24FW,, :shock: . I don't think there are any "D" marked guns out there.

Two of the other GKNR-4F revolvers are consecutive to one another, but I don't think they are in the same collection. Ultra Rare revolvers no matter how you look at them, I consider them the "Holy Grail" of NM Single-Six's.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 29, 2015 6:27 pm 
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Its nice to see those again Terry!!
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