London, South Kensington
22 May 2001
A FINE SILVER-MOUNTED "COCKTAIL RECIPE" COMBINATION KNIFE AND CORKSCREW
MARKED ASPREY & Co.LTD. JUBILEE MARK, LONDON 1937
each side with five hinged silver panels (individually hallmarked) engraved with the name of two cocktails on each panel, (altogether 20 different names), the recipes for each are revealed when the panel is opened. the various metal tools include: a corkscrew, a serrated fruit blade, a champagne wire knife, a caplifter, a short blade, and a short notched blade, probably a cigar box nail lifter, the spacing plate between the implements is slightly buckled at one end, otherwise the components all appear to close up well with no apparent looseness.
See Plate 10
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