Dating from the early 19th Century, this unusual nickel-plated French Champagne tap is profusely and distinctly marked: "Gilles Brevette S.G.D.G. Paris" and "L. G." within a triangle, and the words "Mode Foue". Overall condition is good; the mechanism is airtight and works perfectly. It measures 6 1/2"
French Club Corkscrew
A wonderful Olive wood French double action corkscrew known as "The Club". Unmarked. Lovely patina & it works perfectly. Full length worm. It measures 7 1/2"
Fancy Flynut Corkscrew
A fancy version of the French classic flynut corkscrew with a very nice cutaway handle. Marked "A L". It measures 6 1/4" & is in good shape with typical light wear. Full length worm.
Perille Finger Pull Corkscrew
A unmarked Perille finger pull corkscrew. Crown top to signify an early origin. Late 19th century. Some minor tarnish. Full length worm. It measures 4 1/4"
French Beehive Perille Corkscrew
An unmarked Perille flynut corkscrew with a Beehive spring frame. A French 1876 patent. Lovely dark patina. Works perfectly. Full length worm. It measures 5 1/2"
J. Depagne Champagne Tap
Marked “J.D. S.G.D.G. Bte Paris” for J. Depagne on the actuating button, this unusual champagne tap dates from the first part of the 20th century. It's in good condition; the tap mechanism works; and it measures 6 inches in length.Some minor tarnish.
Circa 1880 Excelsior Corkscrew
1880 Patent L'Excelsior Corkscrew marked on the top of the button L'EXCELSIOR, A. G. BTE S.G.D.G. PARIS. Works perfectly. Good horn handle. Some typical light tarnish. Full length worm. It measures 7".
Le Parfait Corkscrew
A Rousseau patented Le Parfait single lever corkscrew. Patented in 1905. Works perfectly. Some typical wear consistent with age. Full length worm. It measures just over 6 1/2"
T Y R Corkscrew
An example of the classic French double lever corkscrew from 1929. Marked on both sides "TYR S. G. D. G." It has some tarnish, plate loss & pitting & measures just over 7 1/4". Full length worm.
Perfect Lazy Tong Corkscrew
A stunning example of the French Perfect concertina corkscrew. It's marked on both sides "PERFECT BREVETTE SGDG". Works perfectly. Full length worm. It measures 4 1/2"
Two French Flynut Corkscrews
Two fabulous French flynut corkscrews that derive from Perille's 1876 patent. Both work perfectly & have some typical tarnish consistent with age. Full length worms. They measure approximately 6" each.
Champagne Wire Cutter
A fabulous French champagne wire cutter in the form of a champagne bottle. Great aged patina. Typical light wear & tarnish. Circa 1885. It measures 6 3/4"
Serpent Head Champagne Tap
A fantastic French champagne tap depicting the head of a serpent as the pouring spout. Very good condition & it works perfectly. It measures 7"
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