The Virtual Corkscrew Museum's Daily Newspaper

Saturday, December 6, 2003

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Christmas Shopping

Wirtz, Virginia - This weekend Playboy magazine kicks off its 50th anniversary celebration. There will be an anniversary TV show Sunday evening and a big January 50th Anniversary issue will be hitting the newstands. Our Christmas corkscrews set their catalogs aside for the day and turned to where they found a rabbit eared corkscrew

They describe it as "Our silver-plated metal wing corkscrew has strong twist-in, press-down wings designed for swift removal of even the toughest cork in your wine cellar. Rabbit Head-shaped bottle opener at the top of the wing handle. USA. Price: $18.00"

Early Playboy

Wirtz, Virginia - To help celebrate Playboy's 50th, we dug up this old Playboy barset and magazine cover:

The cover of the March, 1972 issue featured a naked female figure bottle and a Playboy corkscrew. Anyone ever seen this corkscrew?:


I purchased The Old Codger at auction. Guess what? I received one as a gift. I would like to trade for The Waiter or something else. Email George Snow.

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