Anna Alessi corkscrew

Type

Levels corkscrew

Mark

ALESSI ITALY

Description

This very large corkscrew with two arms is Italian, it is called Anna G. It really resemble to a girl with a dress. The ringed shank is used as toothed rack on which come to gear pinions profiled in the shoulders. It should be noted that this system was developed simultaneously in the Twenties by Italian and French. The worm is a Archimedes' screw. It goes back to 1994, year of production of these models. Bought in France at Cergy.

Length

9.64 inches (24 centimeters)

Weight

12.35 ounces (350 grammes)

Value

32 USD (25 €) - last valuation march 17, 2006

Bibography

The ultimate corkscrew book: page 91
Boxes full of corkscrews: page 162
L'Extracteur n 39: page 16

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