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6045 A Plain Straight-Pull Corkscrew with a Barrel Handle


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This is an early 19th century straight-pull corkscrew with a barrel-shaped handle with ring-turning.  It has a square-section shank and the helix is reeded and is full and not distorted.

The handle is probably cocus-wood, but may be lignum vitae (it's hard to tell).  It is very fit for purpose.

Date: c.1820

Dimensions: 5.1", 12.9 cm long

Price: UK customers £24, US customers $30, Euro customers €30, Australian customers $40

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