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07.12.11         gadgetry  

Got $5.8 Million to Spare? | Singing Bird Pistols


Christies recently held an auction for a pair of matching "Singing Bird Pistols", they sold for $5.8 Million Dollars. Taking into consideration that they were made in the 1820's (190 years ago) I am in awe of the mechanics and craftsmanship to pull something like this off. The fact that they are still working and in excellent condition- this is pretty much mind blowing:



(Note: This is also a solid example of how excellent macro photography and videography can help sell a product.)

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