I have a Ruger 22 Long Rifle Mark II government pistol, full...

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5 years ago #1
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I have a Ruger 22 Long Rifle Mark II government pistol, full 10 inch barrel in excellent condition. What is it worth?

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5 years ago #2
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Guest wrote:
Mark II government pistol

The "government pistol" part has me puzzled. The Mark II (introduced in 1982) was a target pistol, successor to the Mark I and predecessor to the current Mark III. I don't think it ever had anything to do with the government. Ruger does make a "Government Model" now that looks like a 1911A1, but it doesn't sound like this is what you mean. Is it a Mark II?
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5 years ago #3
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It is a Mark II Target Pistol. But on the other side it says "Government Target Model."

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5 years ago #4
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Here is a picture

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5 years ago #5
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and another picture...

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5 years ago #6
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You know what? I forgot they did this for a while, beginning in the late 1980s.
The Army ordered some for training purposes and those examples are marked "U.S." on the side. Then Ruger capitalized on that by offering a "Government Target Model" Mark II to the general public. According to the information I have, it was offered only with the 6 7/8" bull barrel. The 10" was an option on the standard Mark II, but not on the "Government Target Model." You might want to ask Ruger about this. There is an email option on the Sturm Ruger website for questions about their products. In my experience they are very good about responding.
Value in perfect condition is about $350. In NRA Excellent condition, about $280 - $300.
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5 years ago #7
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Hi
You posted your pictures while I was writing my reply. After looking at the second picture carefully, I have to say this does not look like a 10" barrel. Try measuring it again, making sure you only go back to the breech end of the barrel and don't include the bolt. My guess is that it is a 6 7/8" barrel, as it should be on this model.
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5 years ago #8
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You are correct on the barrel. And this is great info. Thank you so much!!

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5 years ago #9
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You are quite welcome, Guest.
I am glad I was able to assist you.
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4 years ago #10
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Yes Ruger made a Mark II government army model that comes numbered I think maybe to 1500 or as little 500 made. Comes in commemorate case. Stainless with cool hard wood grips with special stamp on the grips NIB slightly weathered box was going for $1,250

Sorry I did not see the photos of pistol that you were asking about Of course the gun I saw was a special mommemorate nubmered model.

My bad

I would gladly give you $300 for your gun if it is as you say not fired.

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1 year ago #11
mark 2 government target
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I sold mine for 450 in real good shape but I've heard them going as high as 600 specially one unfired in this particular model are they only worth that much is six and seven eighths bull barrel mark 2 government target

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1 year ago #12
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yep new in the box sell for 500 on the the new bull target stainless mods...but they made too many to be collectable anytime soon etc

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1 year ago #13
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Yes, it's a 1990 model mkll with 6&7/8 bull barrel

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