For $1,200, two handguns sculpted out of dead cats' bones

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Who remembers that disgusting bone pistol from David Cronenberg's eXistenZ ? If you're in the market for something similar, New Zealand artist Bruce Mahalski and jeweler Vaune Mason are offering a duo of bone pistols for the starting price of $1,500 New Zealand Dollars (a smidge over $1,200 American dollars):

Illustration for article titled For $1,200, two handguns sculpted out of dead cats bones

Two bone dueling pistols (with spare bullets) mounted in a custom altered case which has been counter-sunk into a specially made rimu table. All of the bones have been found locally by the artist. The head on the bottom gun is from a ferret and the top one is from a black-backed gull. Both have barrels made from cat's vertebrae.

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They don't fire gerbil bullets or what-have-you, but these firearms are disconcerting enough to make any cat (or gull) lover on the warpath to momentarily lose focus, furnishing you a morbid escape. [Via Animal]

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The gun in eXistenZ was called a "Gristle Gun."