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Vintage Biancardi Double Elephant Corkscrew
Vintage Biancardi Double Elephant Corkscrew. Finely detailed and efficient operation for easy cork removal. The toggle starts at bottom while inserting screw into cork, and rises, automatically pulling the cork out with the thread action. Giovanni, Pietro and Luigi Biancardi started the company in 1947 in Milano, Italy. First producing wooden umbrellas, then developing into canes and shoehorns as well. Now, the son of one of the brothers, Maurizio, continues the family tradition, exporting throughout the world a large variety of magnificent objects in fine woods, brass and acetate (a very versatile material stronger than resins) that are all made and hand finished in Biancardi’s workshop in San Giuliano, Milanese. Italy.