Italian corkscrew from Piedmont with a revolving lever nut mechanism called “grinder”; manufactured by Pietro Stella (Cireggio - Omegna) and dating back to early 1900s.
Nickel-plated brass body with a small 2-column bell with funnel neck, screw mechanism with revolving lever nut and wooden knob.
Flathead and shaped handle with central hole.
Iron worm with large spirals.
Overall length: 15.5 Cm
Overall width: 10.5 cm
Weight 181 grams
A fascinating collectable item; in very good general condition. Mentioned in all texts treating Italian collectable corkscrews.
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- "Macinino" lever corkscrew - Italy - early 20th century
- Brass - nickel - Iron
- Manufacturer/ Brand
- Pietro Stella
- Model/ Name
- Estimated Period
- Country of Origin
- Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
- 181 g