From an 1892 issue of Chemist and Druggist:
F & S
Price per doz. 8s. This is One Thousand times better
than any that have gone before for the purpose.
One Thousand times better?
How bad were the previous ones that were intended for this same purpose?
F & S, would be W. B. Fordham and Sons, and in another issue of Chemist and Druggist, the advertisement for the OUTYOUCUM, also explains that the cork extractor is patented.
One thousand times better than any that have gone before, for taking Corks and parts of Corks from Bottles, Jars, &c.