Puller and prongs Amédée Boileau Type Pocket corkscrew N° 280


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 Amédée 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)


2.82 onces


45 USD (29 €) - Last valuation june 1, 2008


Les tire-bouchons français Modèles & Fabricants: page 43
La folie des tire-bouchons: page 93
Federzungen: page 97

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