In 1526 Mastro Bartolomeo Beretta (1490 – 1565/68) of Gardone received 296 ducats as payment for 185 arquebus barrels sold to the Arsenal of Venice.

Posted On: August 16, 2015 BY Delamere

Already in production in the early 1500s, Beretta products were chosen
by the highly discriminating Republic of Venice because of their
excellence. As the Beretta name became synonymous with uncompromising
quality, design, materials, construction and performance, word spread
beyond the Italian borders, establishing a tradition that has carried
over, uninterrupted, through fifteen generations of Berettas.

 

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The old Beretta logo, or rather the Beretta escutcheon with the “PB”, dates back to the early 1800’s.

Beretta Gun Show at Delamere & Hopkins on August 25th
noon-8pm

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In 1526 Mastro Bartolomeo Beretta (1490 – 1565/68) of Gardone
received 296 ducats as payment for 185 arquebus barrels sold to the
Arsenal of Venice.

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