Tourne-bouchon Marcel Lyonnet Type Pocket corkscrew N° 136


Prong puller


None N° patent :


The original of this type was patented in America as the Magic Cork Extractor in 1879 and 1892, by Lucian Mumford. In 1899, Mascil Converse of New York improved upon the idea and came up with the version shown here. The design consists of two flat metal prongs, one slightly longer than the other. This french corkscrew made by Marcel LyonnetAmédée Boileau.

Rock the prongs back and forth between the bottle neck and the cork, until the prongs reach the length of the cork, then twist and pull to remove.

Length Overall length: 3 7/8 inches (9,8 centimeters)
Handle: 3 1/4 inches (8,5 centimeters)


1.06 onces


18 USD (12 €) - Last valuation january 27, 2008


Les tire-bouchons français Modèles & Fabricants: page 132
Federzungen: page 82

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