Picnic corkscrew

Type

Pocket corkscrew

Mark

None

Description

The name of this corkscrew is "picnic", it appeared in the years 1940-1950. Realized out of boxwood, A picnic corkscrew has a worm with a short shaft with a ring in the top. The worm is protected by a sheath which is inserted in the ring in the top to form the handle. It is a very convenient stowaway corkscrew for the picnic basket.

Length

4.13 inches (10,5 centimeters)

Weight

0.77 ounces (22 grammes)

Valuation

10 USD (8 €) - Last valuation july 17, 2005

Bibliography

La folie des tire-bouchons : page 80
The ultimate corkscrew : page 111
Les tire-bouchons français Modèles & fabricants : page 215


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