Antique Rare Single Pivot Corkscrew Know as the "CLAM SHELL"
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We have for sale an Antique Rare single pivot "CLAM SHELL" corkscrew
One of the most difficult American folding pocket corkscrews to find is this corkscrew nicknamed the "Clam Shell". This wonderful little silver plated brass corkscrew is an amazing find and a top 10 on any collectors list.
A pearl shaped cap at the top of the corkscrew has groves on each side which match the groves on the clam shell cover, there is a small clip which holds the sides together when closed, has silver plated steel wire helix.
The condition of this corkscrew is wonderful these are usually fold with lots of wear and plating lose you won’t be disappointed in this at all. Please zoom into the pictures to see the true beauty.
Peters & Giulian Pocket Corkscrew & Knives, page 163
D. Bull's Corkscrews Book, page 86.
Measures; 2 3/4” long
Condition is amazing has some light wear on plating, does not close completely (may need adjustment) on clasp).
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.
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Returns & Exchanges
I gladly accept returns
Just contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 7 days of delivery
I don't accept exchanges or cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
- Custom or personalized orders
- Perishable products (like food or flowers)
- Digital downloads
- Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
- Items on sale
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On all mechanical items (things with moving parts) please understand these are antique and vintage items and we cannot guarantee the longevity of mechanical parts at all, they are sold as is.
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RiverRat Antiques LLC
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