Antique Apothecary Cork Press, Apothecary Collectible

$198.00

Antique Apothecary Cork Press
The Gypsy Cork Press, this cast-iron hand tool would have been found at local Pharmacy and Drug stores across America at the turn of the 20th century.
The press has four different sizing’s for corks ¼” to 1” diameter.

Cork Presses were used throughout the 1800s and early 1900s you would have found them in Pharmacy’s and Drug stores across America.
You lift the handle and place a wet cork into the press by pushing the handle down, the cork would compress to the size bottle you needed it to fit.

Circa,1920s
Measures, press=11½” long. Base= 13” x 3½” wide.
Condition, very good condition, no structural damage, has some paint wear on handle and base.
Please see all photos as they are part of the description.
Photo Props not included in sale, (bottles and corks).

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