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Unread 03-27-2021, 08:07 PM   #41
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Jeff P., the date of the Runge note/letter is of utmost importance. After he retired from Remington as a master engraver, Bob not only did a lot of Del Grego/Runge upgrades, but also did some "special project' work on a number of Parker Guns at the behest of individual owners upon request. Something that is vastly under-researched and/or documented is the considerable number of pistols that Bob Runge engraved after his retirement from Remington. At the Las Vegas show 15 or more years ago, a member showed me a Ruger Bearcat .22 LR with extra .22 Magnum cylinder that Bob had done for him in the early 1980s that featured full-coverage engraving (including the extra .22 Mag cylinder). It was a real work of art!
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