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SINGING BIRD PISTOLS

Posted by learntobead on July 30, 2011

SINGING BIRD PISTOLS

Watch this video of these 200 year old Singing Bird Pistols.   They recently sold for over $5 million at auction.

http://www.christies.com/features/singing-bird-pistols-en-1422-3.aspx

 

Made of gold and enamel and set with pearls and diamonds. They are the only known surviving pair and
attributed to the Geneva firm of Freres Rochat.

 

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