Edmound Jansen

Type

Pocket corkscrew

Mark

G.M. PATENT N° 6145

Description

Small German corkscrew of nickel-plated steel pocket patented by Edmund Jansen on June 27, 1892 under the n 6145. This parallelepiped of 7 Cm3 has a clever retractable system covered by a sheet engraved with vineleaves. A small nipple fixed on the stem at square section makes it possible to make it slide to extract it from its case. The full worm is with not centered point and has cutting whorls. Bought at La Madeleine (France).

Length

Overall length: 2 7/8 inches (7 centimeters)
Worm: 11/2 inches ( 4 centimeters) with 5 peak helical
Handle: 2 7/8 inches ( 7,2 centimeters)

Weight

1.23 ounces (20 grammes)

Valuation

180 USD (137 €) - Valuation december 9, 2006

Bibliographie

History of pockets corkscrews : page 156
The ultimate corkscrew book : page 121


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