The Virtual Corkscrew Museum's Daily Newspaper
Thursday, November 6, 2003
Wirtz, Virginia - The gay nineties legs are German patent 21718 issued to Steinfeld & Reimer January 1, 1894. A 1910 Norvell-Shapleigh Hardware Company catalog calls the legs "Ballet" and offers them at $14 per dozen.
The single legs are one blade knives that match the corkscrews.
©2003 Don Bull, Editor