Scharff's 1899 German Patent CORKSCREW Mkd: 'BODEGA 3'

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  • Item Category: Alcohol & Smoking
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Dec 09, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House
Ernst Scharff's 1899 German Patent CORKSCREW Marked: 'BODEGA 3'
Marked on one side of the cage: 'BODEGA 3' indicating this example as the largest of the Bodega corkscrews.
Marked on the opposite side of the cage: 'GRAEF & SCHMIDT GERMANY' for the German retailer.
Marked on both of the cage's posts: 'D.R.P. No. 113367' for the patent number.
This is the most extensively marked Bodega corkscrews I've seen.
Nickel plate over steel. 80% plus of plating intact.
Some corrosion on both posts, but not dominant.
Measures 6 3/8 inches in length.
Full sharp worm.
Condition : 8.5/10.Great example.
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