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Monday, December 22, 2003

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Bar Mart 1955

Wirtz, Virginia - Our corkscrew shoppers have returned to the Bar Mart catalog library and this time are Christmas shopping in a 1955 catalog.

When we looked at this catalog offering, we did a double take - the neckstand was at the cap lifter end. We dug through our box of waiters' friends and quickly came up with the batch on the right. All had the neckstand on the end opposite the cap lifter. Digging a little deeper into the hundreds of waiters' friends, we came up with one example with the neckstand as in the catalog (below). Uncommon?

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