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Old 06-28-2011, 04:45 PM
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I had never heard of these. I doubt that they actually fire but estimated auction value is $2.5 to 5 million.

The Only Pair of Matching Singing Bird Pistols, Attributed to Frères Rochat | Watches | Video | Christie's
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Old 06-28-2011, 04:51 PM
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The Hell you say!
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Does anybody think that the man describing the pistols looks like Pinky Lee? I heard that Nancy Pelosi and Barbara Boxer are frothing at the mouth to ban these type pistols in CA. Has something to do with the danger of drive by tweetings.

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Rich people buy some strange stuff. I agree they are ornate and old world amazing mechanical marvels. But at the heart of them both, they are just a rich man's jack in the box... Very elegant, but just pop guns.
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Ahhhh yaaaas! I do belive these would make an excellent gift for your new grandchildren twins, sire!
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Do they shoot, too? I didn't see anything in the cutaway to make me think so.
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The most important question . . . . . are they rated for +p?
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Will they take down a Griz?

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I'm only selling them because Ray can't make matching holsters. Says he doesn't have the blanks...whatever....
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Lemme see, that would be about 1500 to 3000 heifers. I ain't got that many to sell. Mebbe I'll pass.
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Lead projectiles = 0
Feathered friends = many many over last 200 years
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If you think those things are gonna be expensive, wait til the poor sucker that buys then finds out how much it's gonna cost now to put Tyler T grips on 'em.
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How can they advertise them as LNIB when there is a very visible turn line?
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