The lovely bride is on her way back from Maine, and should be arriving soon. On her way back down, she was scouting antique shops for RL and Marie-France’s upcoming visit. She did find a place, while doing a little research, that is only open at night. Perhaps we could find a place to grab a glass of wine or two, and then head over for a little cabernet-induced purchasing.
Also, from what I understand, Tommy’s computer suffered a tragic end last night, and he is raising funds for another one by selling off one of his Syroco Indians, albeit a screwless one. It is on eBay right now with a BUY IT NOW, or Best Offer. For some reason, my offer of 34.99 was summarily rejected : (
Meanwhile, I am gathering up corkscrews and openers to take to the upcoming JFO (mostly corkscrews however). I don’t think we will out number the bottle opener peeps, but there will definitely be some corkscrew collectors there. Barry Taylor recently signed up and will be attending.
And, I am still waiting on this corkscrew to arrive:
I know it has a codd opener as well as a corkscrew, the question would then be, when did the codd stoppers stop being used. I did find the piece on screwbase, but would love to get more information about it. Do any of you know who made this?
26 days till Brimfield!