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Posted: 10/5/2004 2:58:46 PM EST
I told a guy at work that Beretta was the oldest still-running company in the world. I hope I was correct!

They were founded in 1526, and has been family owned since then, that much I found on Beretta's website. Now I'm lost.

Can anyone help me out?

Link Posted: 10/5/2004 2:59:44 PM EST
Thats what I've heard oldest continuous gunmaker.
Link Posted: 10/5/2004 3:00:01 PM EST
Oldest firearm but I dont think its the oldest company period.
Link Posted: 10/5/2004 3:04:13 PM EST

Originally Posted By ajm1911:
Thats what I've heard oldest continuous gunmaker.


I did a quick search, and I think that you might not be right, but your buddy will have a hard time proving you wrong.
Link Posted: 10/5/2004 3:06:34 PM EST
Link Posted: 10/5/2004 3:11:11 PM EST
Darn. Sucks to lose the argument, but you could claim that it is not a valid source. At least you were in the top 20 though.
Link Posted: 10/5/2004 4:09:42 PM EST

Oh well. He does not have internet access, but I will admit to him I was wrong.

Thanks guys!

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