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Forge de Laguiole Corkscrew 5000 Years Old Sub Fossilized Oak Bark- Shiny

This model features a handle made from 5000 Years Old Sub Fossilized Oak harvested from the bottom of the Rhin river in France. A booklet with details regarding the wood's history is included (in French).

Handmade in the village of Laguiole, France, the Forge de Laguiole "Sommeliers," as they are often called, are the only high-end waiter-style corkscrews to feature the traditional shepherd's cross on most models.

Handmade in the village of Laguiole, France, the Forge de Laguiole "Sommeliers," as they are often called, are the only high-end waiter-style corkscrews to feature the traditional shepherd's cross on most models (check photos).

This wine opener was created in collaboration with professional sommeliers in France and around the world. Its ergonomics, elegance, and efficiency earned it the "Prix Design Plus" (the Design Plus award) in Frankfurt, Germany. Additionally, each of these incredibly efficient masterpieces is entirely hand-assembled and completed by the same craftsman to ensure pride in the completed object.

Handle Material: 5000 Years Old Sub Fossilized Oak discovered in France's muddy bottom of the Rhin river. A pamphlet (in French only) with details of the discovery of the oak is included.

Overall length Folded:4.3/4 inches (12 cm).
Foil cutter:1.5/8 inches ~ 4.06 cm.
Weight: ~ 3 oz (85 grams)

All Forge de Laguiole corkscrews are made of Martensitic stainless steel. It is important to note that high-grade (and cost) martensitic stainless steel is used due to its hardness, strength, and wear resistance qualities.

The foil cutter is non-serrated to achieve a clean cut and provide ease of sharpening. The blade also doubles as a bottle cap opener.

What's Included: Corkscrew - Gift Box - Certificate - Leather Sheath - Warranty & Repairs Support  

Shop from over 100 French Made Leather Sheaths

Max Capdebarthes is a master leather craftsman located in the tiny (pop. 800) 12th-century village of Sauveterre de Rouergue in the southwest of France.

Each sheath is made from carefully selected genuine cowhide. Mr. Max Capdebarthes is considered by most knife manufacturers as the best leather craftsman in Europe, perhaps the world.
Many acclaimed cutlers, such as Forge de Laguiole, Fontenille Pataud and Chateau Laguiole contracts Max for their needs.