Type Pocket corkscrew N° 441




None N° patent :


This small pocket corkscrew of eighteenth century is entirely made of steel. The hexagonal case ase comes to screw on the shaft for transportation thus good protection. To use, simply introduce the case in the opening of the shaft to serve as a handle. Two interesting details are noted on the design of the case, the first ones are these two patches then soldered on the tube: a small disk reported close to the bottom and thread. The second detail is a soldering along the case which allows you to close the tube. It has a beautiful ribbon worm. Corkscrew that belonged to the collection Bernard Bousquet.

Length Overall length: 2 1/2 inches (6,3 centimeters)
Handle (case): 1 5/8 inches (4,2 centimeters)
Worm: 1 1/2 inches (3 centimeters) with 3 peak helical


1,90 onces


25 USD (150 €) - Valuation june 28, 2008


History of pocket corkscrews and pocketknives: page 68

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