Vintage Corkscrew / 1949 Howard Ross Pig Corkscrew / Wine Bottle Opener / Mid Century Barware

Vintage Corkscrew / 1949 Howard Ross Pig Corkscrew / Wine Bottle Opener / Mid Century Barware


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We have for sale a Vintage 1949 Howard Ross Patented RED Pig Corkscrew
This is the famed Howard Ross Patented Red with Blue Flowers Pig Corkscrew it was patented in 1949 this little piggy came in 5 commonly found colors Black, Red, Cream, Yellow, and Green to have a collection of all 5 is quite a challenge. Made of a hard-plastic composite with corkscrew tail and a bottle opener snout, these are commonly found with cracks and chips in the plastic around the snout this one is in very nice condition with only minor damage. This is a great piece for your collection.

Circa; 1949
Design Patent by Howard L. Ross August 16, 1949 of Connecticut, USA.
Marked: None
Measures: 5 ¼” long
Condition: Very good with minor chips & crack on the snout and tip of ears (this is very common) please see all pictures.

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

Sku# 3533


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RiverRat Antiques LLC

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Please look at all the pictures carefully, we try to show all the flaws (if any) in the pictures and we try to tell of any flaws or problems in the description to the best of our ability. Items we sell are old and may have scratches, discoloration, chips, rust and overall wear and tear. All items are sold AS IS.
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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