Antique Corkscrew, 19th Century, French Corkscrew, Wine Bottle Opener

$132.00

Antique 19th century French Picnic Style Corkscrew, Wine Bottle Opener
This is known as a Picnic Corkscrew they were developed around 1800. It is a sheathed corkscrew with a hole at the top of the screw. The sheath unscrews and is placed into the hole forming a T-handle. This style corkscrew is still widely used in the 21st century.
This corkscrew has a pewter head with a steel bladed worm (screw) and the sheath is made of Celluloid.

Reference Books,
Frank Ellis – Corkscrews – page 82,
Peters & Giulian - Pocket Corkcrews - page 74


Circa, 1850-1880
Marked, none
Measures, 3 ¾” Long
Condition, Very good for age, worm is a little loose in pewter head.
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Sku# 4822
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