First Ruger Rifle

Presented by the NRA National Firearms Museum

This semi-automatic conversion was the foundation of William B. Ruger's empire. With this prototype in hand, Ruger was able to secure a position with Springfield Armory and launch his career in gunmaking. The Ruger Rifle can be seen at the NRA National Firearms Museum in Fairfax, Virginia.

This semi-automatic conversion was the foundation of William B. Ruger's empire.

Treasure Collection 3

Spotlighting guns from the NRA National Firearms Museum.