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the rare gun collection of the late firearms designer Karl R. Lewis

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Karl Lewis "Pistol Pack" design for Dan Wesson


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Trials & Triumphs at Dan Wesson
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    Some of Karl R. Lewis' old business cards
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    Browning contract - front page - (click photo for full-size)

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    excerpts from Karl R. Lewis' contract with Dan Wesson
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    letter from Dan Wesson urging Mr. Lewis to get the prototype ready
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    photo of first handmade prototype of interchangeable revolver (below brown box)
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    The gun shown below the brown box is the first prototype of the interchangeable barrel revolver, handmade by Mr. Lewis in 1952.

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    more interchangeable barrel revolvers
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    diagram of Wesson revolver patent
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    "GunWeek" article about the Wesson D-11 .357magnum revolver
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    photos of the finished "Pistol Pack"
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    The "Pistol Pack" is the finished product, not a prototype. It is over 30 years old, and has never been fired. It includes all accessories and paperwork and is shown with Mr. Lewis' business card.

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    letter from Wesson stating that royalties would be set aside for Mr. Lewis
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    list of Karl R. Lewis' patented inventions
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    letter from Charlton Heston about the collection
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    photo of unopened envelopes containing Mr. Lewis' self-mailed registered letters detailing many of his inventions dating back to 1952 (I have 17 of these letters)
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