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I went and visited a friend's gunshop Tuesday. It usually costs me money (or guns traded) but I always seem to be happy when I leave - I traded 4 guns, one of which was a gift and didn't cost a dime, for the three following guns: Dan Wesson 8" blue .44 Magnum, S&W Pre-Model 27, 5 screw, pinned barrel .357 Magnum with 8-3/8" barrel, and a pre-WWII Walther Model 8 6.35mm auto. The Smith was shipped to a Detroit Company early in October, 1957. For your viewing pleasure....


Big Dan Wesson .44 magnum


S&W .357 Magnum and page 2 of factory letter

Walther Model 8, 6.35mm

Lou Eppinger is still in business (their 106th year); they closed the retail business in Detroit and opened a manufacturing business in Dearborn in the late 1950s - according to their Controller this gun was probably one of the last guns they ordered - she is checking to see if their are any company records still about...

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Nice score!

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Post Posted: Sat Apr 13, 2013 3:48 am 
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Thanks Dave. I seem to have a knack for finding the eclectic guns! My custom knife collection has been called eclectic so there's no reason my guns can't be called that as well!

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Wow i like that 357 magnum sir really nice looking and i figure it that was very good quality of weapons the 4 of them really interesting.


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Post Posted: Thu Nov 06, 2014 1:18 pm 
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Very nice revolvers.

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Nice, nice, nice....

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Post Posted: Sun Nov 09, 2014 9:41 pm 
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I knocked down many NRA silhouette targets with a Dan Wesson just like that. Out of many .44's owned that one was by far the most accurate.

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Not new, but I really loved it.... World's most compact .45 caliber pocket pistol.


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