The SOUPLEX corkscrew


Concertinas corkscrew


SOUPLEX - Made in France


The "SOUPLEX" produced since 1934 is the only corkscrew of the F.E.M.O. factory directed by Emile Habermann. This extensible corkscrew is similare of the ZIG ZAG produced by Jules Bart (see e.g. the n° 62). The lower of the head has a form of camembert part, this is a characteristic of the SOUPLEX. It is also necessary to note the insertion of a return spring in the handle. The reduction system is composed of 8 arms and the wire worm with not centered point comprises 3 peak helical.


Close: 5.9 inches (15 cm) - Open: 10.24 inches (26 cm)
Worm : 1.77 inches (4,5 centimeters) - 3 peak helical
Handle : 2.36 inches (6 centimeters)


8.11 ounces (230 grammes)


76 USD (52 €) - Last valuation november 6, 2007


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