Antique 1906 John Hasselbring's Patented Bottle Opener with Hidden Corkscrew made of Stag Horn & Sterling Silver

Antique 1906 John Hasselbring's Patented Bottle Opener with Hidden Corkscrew made of Stag Horn & Sterling Silver

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We have for sale an Antique 1906 John Hasselbring's Patented Bottle Opener with Hidden Corkscrew made of Stag Horn & Sterling Silver.
This is a beautiful and rare Victorian Era Stag Horn opener featuring a cap lifter which includes a Baltimore loop seal remover on the end, unscrew the opener to reveal a hidden corkscrew inside the stag horn handle, both silver caps on the stag handle ends are marked STERLING 901. The cap lifter is Nickel plated steel with a very sharp bladed worm (screw) which threads into a brass insert at the end of the stag horn.

History;
The bottle cap lifter design is by John Hasselbring's August 14, 1906 U. S. Design Patent No. D-38,166. The design includes a Baltimore loop seal remover.
The point or tip you see on cap lifter was designed to aid in the removal of the Baltimore loop seal. The Baltimore loop seal was invented in the 1880s by William Painter and used into the early 1900s It was a small rubber seal used as a stopper on glass bottles which had a wire bail / loop extending out of it which required a tool to ease in the removal of the stopper.

Era; 1900, The cap lifter is marked PAT. 1906
Marked; STERLING 901
Condition; very good with minor wear consistent with age and use, threads inside sheath are worn
Measures; 6“ long

To see all of our Antique & Vintage Corkscrews and Bottle Openers click the link below to go to our Etsy store also see our Barware section.

http://www.riverratantiques.com/shop/19779657/corkscrews-openers



Sku# 777

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