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Corkscrew and brush

Description:

Manufactured by Heeley and Sons Limited, this brass barrel corkscrew has its maker's brass plate on the side, complete with the Royal Coat of Arms. There is a simple steel handle or turning key to lift workings and assist the removal of a cork. It also has a brush on one end.

Materials/Media:
copper alloy (body), iron alloy (side key), animal bone (handle)
Dimensions:
length (closed) 185mm, length 120mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:0207.117
Digital Number:
DMDM060n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council