Corkscrew with propeller mechanism "housewife" J.Perilla corkscrew cavatappi (1) - Steel

Description
Corkscrew with propeller mechanism "housewife" J.Perilla corkscrew cavatappi (1) - Steel
France - mid 20th century

Three-branched corkscrew in nickel steel colloquially known as the “Ménagère" by the J. Perille company. This corkscrew was very popular throughout the 20th century, the patent was filed on 15 April 1876. Like the majority of Perille’s three-branched corkscrews, the branches are attached to the barrel.
Overall length: 15.5 centimetres.
Length of the screws: 5 centimeters - 4 spires
Materials: steel-plated nickel
Estimated date: 1920
Country of origin: France.

Bibliographies:
Les tire-bouchons français Modèles et fabricants : page 174
The ultimate corkscrew book : page 60
Les brevets de tire-bouchons français 1847 - 1968 : page 56

Lot details
No. of items
1
Object
Corkscrew with propeller mechanism "housewife" J.Perilla corkscrew cavatappi
Material
Steel
Estimated Period
Mid 20th century
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Fair condition - heavily used & with possibly minor parts missing
Dimensions
16×1×4 cm
Weight
125 g
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