William Mason (Colt)
William Mason (January 30, 1837 – July 17, 1913) was a patternmaker, engineer and inventor who worked for Remington Arms, Colt’s Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Company, and Winchester Repeating Arms Company in the 19th century.
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... Masonleft Coltto work for the Winchester Repeating Arms Company in 1882 ... While he was originally hired to design a revolver to compete with Colts revolvers, Masoneventually made working prototypes of many of John Moses Browning's designs ... Masonwas an inaugural member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and over the course of his life he patented 125 inventions for firearms, ammunition, firearm manufacturing machinery ...
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