Cal. 45-70. S# 130-23444. Receiver mfg. 1976. 22" Bbl. does not have 200th year markings but w/ single line address. Front sight ramp w/out hood grooves. Cal marking of "45-70 Govt.". Bbl. band sling stud. Checkered beavertail configured forend. Buttstock w/ checkered panels, QD sling stud, shadowline cheekpiece, solid black Pachmayr pad & 2 screw, blued grip cap engraved "DLP". Checkered panels are wraparound on forend & individual pair at grip; diamond borders. Ruger quarter rib w/ standard folding rear sight. High Ruger rings holding U.S. mfg. (1968-1974) Realist Brushscope 1.5-4.5x32 gloss finished scope having 3 tapered posts w/ crosswires reticle. CONDITION: occasional light scratches on scope tube w/ overall plum hue; black front ring. All other aspects near excellent, including optics. PROVENANCE: Estate Collection of Dennis "Denny" Lundmark. (18-291/NW). MODERN. $750-1000.