One Starr "X" bottle opener, The patent number is 2333088 which would put the patent number about the end of 1943. On the front is Starr "X" Patent 2333088, Brown CO. N News,VA. On the back is 45 Made in U.S.A.. All of the numbers and letters are readable. What I understand Raymond Brown owner of several Coca-Cola bottling plants started the Brown company in Newport News, Virginia in 1925 to manufacture Starr "x" Bottle openers. They are manufactured in Atlanta,Georgia by Brown manufacturing at this time is my understanding. Questions Welcomed. Shipping is actual cost, Determined with zip code. FREE PACKING AND HANDLING. Thanks for visiting our store. C.D.B.