Friday, August 26, 2011

The amazing singing bird pistols

Friday, August 26, 2011
Loretta reports:

These early 19th century mechanisms have to be among the most remarkable items I've ever seen.

Thanks to Ammie, for sending me the link!

5 comments:

Alisa said...
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Susan said...

Amazing!

nightsmusic said...

Incredible! The detail in that tiny bird...wow.

Just wow!

Louise Partain said...

Oh my goodness! And the birds have every feather in place! How is that possible?

Alisa said...

Reminds me of the one below, but of course the pistols are even more intricate. Why pistols, though? It seems an absurd shape, doesn't it?

www. deutsches-museum.de/en/exhibitions/musical-instruments/films/

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