The selection of wood used to create the magnificent Versailles collection was harvested from the gardens of the Chateau de Versailles. Nearly all of the rare and old specimen trees of the castle were up-rooted during the terrible storm of December 26 1999, most of those trees were imported from around the world to the Chateau de Versailles during the 18th century has part of the 1776 gardens renovation ordered by Louis XVI.
Note: All Versailles models comes with a customized blue leather pouch, a signature gift box and a numbered certificate of authenticity assuring that the wood used was harvested in gardens of the Chateau de Versailles. Details containing the age and origin of the tree are included with the certificate. Boot lever is stamped with the famous Fleur de Lys / Iris (Armorial emblem of the kings of France). Important note to collectors: Due to its historic attributes, high demand and the limited availability of the Versailles models we have limited the maximum purchase amount to 2 pieces per customer.
Handle Material: 224 years old Yew Wood - Bois de If (Taxus baccata) Harvested in Marie Antoinette beloved Bosquet.
Wood Harvest:France (Chateau de Versailles / Bosquet de la Rein) originally imported from England during the 18th century.
Construction: 12C27 Stainless Steel
All Chateau Laguiole have the same specifications and weight around 4 oz (113 grams). Overall length closed is 4.5 inches. The foils cutter is serrated and is 1.5/8" long.
Chateau Laguiole offers a lifetime warranty. Corkscrew will be replaced or repaired at the discretion of the *manufacturer. What is cover:Any product failure, no questions asked. We offer free warranty support (click here for details). Please contact us with any warranty claims, do not send item to France directly as it may not be handled correctly. *Disclaimer: The above warranty is offered by the manufacturer not Laguiole Imports. Laguiole Imports cannot be held responsible for any issues arising from a warranty claim.
Chateau Laguiole corkscrews are made of stainless steel, this type of metal does not require any maintenance. Please do not immerse your corkscrew in water or place it in the dishwasher, doing so will be detrimental to the handle material. Periodically place a couple drops of lubricant on the axle of all moving parts (boot lever, screw and foils cutter). We recommend the use of oil free Sentry-Solutions-Tuf-Glide 1/4 oz Pen Applicator here.
Below are the location areas by name. Please take a look at our engraving portfolio here to see past examples of engravings.
Below are the fonts available. Please keep in mind that most cursive fonts do not look good in "all caps". If you desire all caps engraving please select a block font such as Roman, Century or Garamond. Click on a font's name to see the alphabet.
HOW MONOGRAMS ARE CREATED
Most personalized orders leave same or next day depending on order time. However, please allow up to 2 business days during the couple of weeks preceding Christmas and Father's day. If you need reassurance please call us at 860-245-2211 between 9am & 5pm EST Monday through Friday and we will be able to provide you with a more accurate turnaround based on your particular needs. Please keep in mind that our engravers do not work Saturdays and Sundays EXCEPT during the 2 weeks preceding Christmas and Father's Day. Please visit our "Shipping Schedule" page if you are planning on using one of our EXPRESS shipping options.
Engraved items cannot be returned unless we made an obvious mistake such as location, font or spelling. Location areas are "approximate." Our engravers will place engravings in the most "tasteful & appropriate" way. Please let us know if you have special requests regarding the order of words, size etc. by calling us at 1-860-245-2211. We cannot accept returns on items that were not engraved the way you "assumed" they would be unless you provided us with specific & comprehensive instructions that we did not follow.
Please review your engraving's spelling before checkout.Although we try to catch errors we cannot be held responsible for spelling mistakes, typos and incorrect location provided by customer. Thank you for your understanding.
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