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Bottle Openers182 of 203Foend this on the beach, did not clean it.THING-A-MA-JIG
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    Posted 8 years ago

    YardSaleMama
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    Does anyone have an idea on when this type bottle opener was used? I have no idea when it came into my hands, all I know is that its been keeping Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant 315th Commemorative Coke bottle company for years. Any help will be appreciated.

    Mystery Solved

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    1. DMK678 DMK678, 8 years ago
      Is That A Bottle Opener Or A Old Capper?
    2. YardSaleMama YardSaleMama, 8 years ago
      DMK678,
      Well, I was always told it was a bottle opener, but your idea about it makes more sense to me, hmmmm, I better look up old bottle cappers. Thanks for getting my mind in gear.
      Husband of YardSaleMama
    3. DMK678 DMK678, 8 years ago
      No Problem Good To Meet You I made That Comment Before clicking On The Pic to the left I Can See Something Metal in there what does it look like?
      Thanks
    4. YardSaleMama YardSaleMama, 8 years ago
      DMK678,
      No doubt in my mind, after a couple of minutes of searching for antique bottle cappers, you hit the nail on the head or should I say, you put the "THE CAP ON THE BOTTLE" .
      Thanks for the help and nice meeting you,
      YardSaleMama and Husband
    5. DMK678 DMK678, 8 years ago
      All Right "Mama" Good Work. Success!!!
      Cheers!!!!
    6. YardSaleMama YardSaleMama, 8 years ago
      Thank you VikingFan82
    7. YardSaleMama YardSaleMama, 8 years ago
      Thank you Philip
    8. senor_trunk senor_trunk, 8 years ago
      yep definitely a capper
      i saw one when i worked for Miller, they had one in the old plank road brewery.
      without knowing the maker, that type capper could have been used in production from the 1800's till 1930's or so, and is still used by many a home brewer. With a metal base probably the 1900's
      now they have machines that can cap around 2000 bottles a min. i've been out a while so maybe faster now
      one similar to yours with a wood base on ebay

      http://cgi.ebay.com/Antique-TRIUMPH-Beer-Bottle-Capper-cast-iron-sealer_W0QQitemZ260761738878QQcategoryZ118QQcmdZViewItemQQ_trksidZm263QQ_trkparmsZalgo%3DSIC%26its%3DI%26itu%3DUCI%252BIA%252BUA%252BFICS%252BUFI%26otn%3D27%26pmod%3D250796449223%26ps%3D50
    9. sundown78, 8 years ago
      What is the Paul"Bear"Bryant coke bottle worth ?

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