In 2012, at the JFO, I managed to pry a Davis patent with blade away from TWJ.

As we were in Las Vegas, it took me winning multiple hands of blackjack to come up with enough chips to match his asking price…

It was a needed addition to the growing Detroit / Davis / Puddefoot collection, as in short order–a couple of months later–I wrote and published an article on the Davis Cork Screw Company that was presented at the 2012 CCCC AGM.

You can read that article here

And, while I really don’t need another Detroit / Davis / Puddefoot corkscrew, yesterday another Pabst Brewing Davis was ending on eBay, and since it is the non-bladed version, I decided to place a bid. The finish is rough on this one, but it is a version that I don’t have.

When it arrives, it will find itself a place amongst the others…

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