Type

Pocket corkscrew

Mark

Wiggle' n' Twist CORK EXTRACTOR AND CORKER

Description

The english design consists of two flat metal prongs, one slightly longer than the other. These models was very used at the XIXe century, they made it possible to extract the stoppers without damaging them. Made by Heibo Products and patented in 1979 n 1525876. 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. It is presented here with its note of use and its case of protection. Bought at St Leonards one Sea (United Kingdom).

Length

Overall length: 3.94 inches (10 centimeters)
Handle: 2.95 inches (7,4 centimeters)

Weight

1.41 ounces (40 grammes)

Valuation

18 USD (12 €) - Last valuation november 7, 2007

Bibliography

Mechanical corkscrew Ferd Peters: page 64
The ultimate corkscrew book: page 123
Boxes full of corkscrews: page 204
L'arte dei cavatappi : page 92

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