ercol was founded in 1920 by a young Italian immigrant, Lucian Ercolani, whose simple goal was to make furniture that was well designed and made in a good working environment by craftsmen who really took pride in their jobs.
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It is not necessarily the very first serial number shipped, but it can be used to determine the approximate year your Ruger firearm was shipped.
Ruger does not necessarily produce firearms in serial number order.
The above chart shows the approximate first serial number shipped for the indicated year.
This number should be used as a point of reference only.
And in some cases, firearms may be stored for a length of time before they are shipped.
For details on your specific serial number you may contact our Service Department: 336-949-5200 For serial numbers manufactured prior to our electronic records, or for an official letter confirming the details on your firearm please download and mail in the Request for Letter of Authenticity form.
ercol has a rich wealth of history and this timeline sets out key moments in our history and presents many photos from our archive for the first time, so please explore and enjoy it.
There have been so many emails from abroad, I love it! I have subscribed to "Teddy Bear and Friends" magazine in America to see if they have any Old Teddy articles. SOLD Diane's Dolls and Bears 1930s Antique German Steiff "Teddy Baby" Bear - VERY RARE!!
Unfortunately JW red is not highly collectable due to the huge quantity of it produced or it is very old (50 years).