1876 Edwin Wolverson Style Signet Trocar Champagne Tap & Corkscrew / Wine Bottle Opener
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We have for sale an Antique Set of 1876 Edwin Wolverson Style Signet Trocar Champagne Tap & Corkscrew.
Wonderful set of 1870s barware tools, Edwin Wolverson Signet Style Trocar Champagne Tap and Bladed Worm Corkscrew.
The corkscrew has a bladed design screw which allows you to cut through the cork with ease. The handle is wood with an ebony finish and a hanging ring atop the handle.
This is a very beautiful example Victorian Era British Wolverson style trocar champagne tap with threaded shaft and a removable needle.
The style of this tap is known as an English Holborn Signet Style, for the handle type. The center hole just below the handle was designed by Edwin Wolverson in 1876, you will find this on the tap and corkscrew. The word Trocar is the type of tap this is, a two piece tap with removable center spike.
The trocar pin extends beyond the tube with which it forms a continuous spike. The device is inserted into the cork until the end of the shaft/stem is visible. Now the wood handle is screwed out of the shaft and the spike/wire is withdrawn from the trocar. Then the tap is closed with the side valve until the champagne is needed.
Condition; Good with normal wear, handle black stain on wood is wore, Metal finish is worn. Please see all pictures.
Measures; Corkscrew = 5 ¾” long, 3 3/8” wide at handle.
Tap = 7 ½” long, 3 3/8” wide at handle.
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.
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