Antique 1890s Miniature Corkscrew, Listerine Folding Corkscrew


Antique Miniature Corkscrew Listerine Folding Corkscrew
Wonderful tiny corkscrew no bigger than a quarter, known as a Finger Pull corkscrew.
This was an advertising corkscrew for Listerine from approximately 1890 back before the bottle cap was invented even medical bottle needed a corkscrew to open this little one would have been purchase with a bottle of Listerine. Measures 1” long folded and 1¾” unfolded and 5/8” wide barely large enough to get my pinky finger in the hole.

The bottle cap wasn’t invented until the1892 by the Crown Cork Co. Baltimore and not widely used until into the 1900s. Before the cap was introduced most all bottles had corks including Whiskey, Beer, Medicines, Perfume and other household items.

Circa, 1880-90s
Measures, 1” long closed” 1¾” long open.
Condition, very good for age.
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Sku# 3348
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