Versaille Serie Tulipier Wood Corkscrew


The selection of historical woods used to create the magnificent Versailles collection was recovered from the gardens of the Château de Versailles. Nearly all of the rare and old specimen trees of the castle were uprooted during the terrible storm of December 26, 1999, most of those trees were imported from around the world to the Château de Versailles during the 18th century has part of the 1776 centurial gardens renovation ordered by Louis XVI. All genuine Château Laguiole like this one are Made in France.

All genuine Château Laguiole corkscrews like this one are Made in France.

Handle Material: 223 years old Tulipwood recovered from the gardens of Versailles after the storm of December 26, 1999.

The tree was located in Marie Antoinette’s Petit Trianon palace gardens. Originally imported from Virginia, USA the tree was planted in between the years 1771-1773, just a few years after the completion of the Petit Trianon palace. Age of the tree is based on the approximated year the mature sapling was planted 1771-1776 and the year it died (1999).

All Château Laguiole wine openers are made of 12C27 stainless steel and weigh around 4 oz (113 grams). The overall length closed is 4.5 inches (11.40 cm).
The foils cutter is serrated and measures 1.5/8 inches ~ 4.06 cm).

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