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Victorian Champagne Cork - Maws of London - Prince of Wales Feathers

Code: 15576

Dimensions:W: 6cm (2.4")H: 10.5cm (4.1")D: 2cm (0.8")


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Superb Condition Champagne Cork made & stamped MAWS LONDON with Prince of Wales Feathers as the handles.

In Victorian times Champagne became popular as a health restorative and this lead to the development of the Champagne Tap.  The tap was a device which allowed individual glasses to be withdrawn from a bottle without removing the cork. There are three little holes at the bottom of the screw and the top unscrews with a hole...the pressure forced a small amount of liquid up and out of the top.

A lovely item. Post is first class signed for, for £4.45

 

Victorian Champagne Cork - Maws of London - Prince of Wales Feathers