Antique 1902, Henry Armstrong’s Lazy Tongs Corkscrew, Wine Bottle Opener

Antique 1902, Henry Armstrong’s Lazy Tongs Corkscrew, Wine Bottle Opener


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We have for sale an Antique Henry Armstrong’s 1902 Lazy Tongs Corkscrew
What a wonderful find this Henry Armstrong’s Lazy Tongs Corkscrew. Henry Armstrong applied for his first English patent of this design in 1902 patent #354 he reapplied for a revised patent that same year, patent #10,595 May 8, 1902 the change to the corkscrew was slight but a game changer. He added the slotted cross bar attached to the bladed worm (corkscrew) this change allowed the corkscrew to fully collapse making the insertion of the worm into the cork easier.
Marked on both sides, H. D. Armstrong, Patt Appd For. This is a pre patent version.

Circa, 1902
Measures, 6 ¾” wide and 5 ½” tall Collapsed. 11” tall when extended.
Marked, H. D. Armstrong, Patt Appd For
Condition, as found with plating lose. Please see all pictures.
Photo Props not included in sale.

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Sku# 4790
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