Antique 1884 English Corkscrew, Plants Patent, The Wulfruna, Wine Bottle Opener

Antique 1884 English Corkscrew, Plants Patent, The Wulfruna, Wine Bottle Opener


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We have for sale an Antique 1884 English Corkscrew, The Wulfruna
Wonderful find this 1880s English patented corkscrew designed by Stephen Plant and patented in 1884. Plant named this corkscrew (Wulfruna).
The corkscrew has an unusual mechanism atop the handle. To operate turn the handle counterclockwise until it stops a the top, slide the flat plat located at the top over the threaded shaft. Place the corkscrew on the bottle twist the handle clockwise until the screw is through the cork. Slide the flat plate off the threaded shaft and turn handle clockwise, this will raise the cork from the bottle.

Patented, March 27, 1884 by Stephan Plant of Wolverhampton England.
Measures, 6” tall, 3 ¼” wide at handle.
Marked, Wulfruna, Plants Patent No.5549
Condition is very good for age. Please see all pictures.
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Sku# 4861
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