AN ORIGINAL OLD FRENCH VINE BOTTLE WOODEN CORK INSERTER (CORKER), VINEYARD TOOLS. IN GOOD CONDITION FOR THIS AGE.
SIZE: LENGTH 10,5"-16,5", DIAMETER 2,5".A tool used by cellar workers for corking wine bottles, made of attractive wood with a leather hinge and a metal insert. Very attractive decorative items to display on a bar. Usage: You soaked the corks in water to soften them, you opened the corker by pulling the handle, you introduced one cork and you placed the corker on the bottle neck, then with a mallet you drove the cork in. Dating from year 1920 . I WILL BE GLAD ANSWER ALL YOUR QUESTIONS.