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The company's first offering was a lever-action repeating pistol.Moving forward from those beginnings, Smith & Wesson shaped innovations in the manufacturing of modern handguns.

This identification proves that the handgun is an authentic Smith & Wesson pistol.

by Boge Quinn August 13th, 2003 We gets lots of questions about old Rugers.

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Thanks Thanks I thought Super meant it came with two cylinders. After Ruger started making the convertibles in late 1959 or 1960, not real sure of the date, almost all Single-Sixes were convertibles.

Anyhow, it does have adjustable sights, and your information seems a bit more in the ball park. All Super Single Sixes were Convertibles except for one or more of the Factory Plated guns that was sold to employees. Makes my Old Model Single-Six 5 1/2" (20-218XX) a circa 1969 standard model covertable (although it only had the 22MAG cylinder with it when I bought it even though it's in mint condition). Makes my Old Model Single-Six 5 1/2" (20-218XX) a circa 1969 standard model covertable (although it only had the 22MAG cylinder with it when I bought it even though it's in mint condition).

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