Nice 1900s Frank Jones Portsmouth Ales Bottle Opener Pre-Prohibition Patented 1901
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Nice 1900s Frank Jones Portsmouth Ales Bottle Opener Pre-Prohibition Patented 1901

Code: advb00005pfj


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

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SHORT TRIP ALERT!!!
We are OUT OF THE OFFICE, and UNABLE TO SHIP for the Next FEW DAYS!!!
We will be OUT OF THE OFFICE Leaving Friday 08/05/22 and will be UNABLE TO SHIP for a period of 4 FOUR DAYS!!
Once we leave, on FRIDAY AUGUST 5th, even though our office will have a skeleton staff, we will be UNABLE TO SHIP until our return.
We will be HAPPY TO ACCEPT YOUR ORDERS during this time, and will promptly mark any ordered Artifacts as SOLD.
REGULAR SHIPPING will resume when we RETURN to the Office on MONDAY, AUGUST 9th.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts here on our site to add to your collection.
We look forward to serving your collecting needs, Ron & Kana


As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.

ARTIFACT:

Nice circa 1900's Frank Jones Portsmouth Ales bottle opener. Portsmouth Brewing Company moose head and figural bottle opener.  The opener reads: "CALL FOR FRANK JONES PORTSMOUTH ALES".  Beginning in the 1900's and continuing through the 1930's, many of the openers had a special modification added. It was a small square hole, which opened and closed the gas-powered Prest-O-Lite valves on the covers of the auto's headlamps.

VINTAGE: Circa 1900's.

SIZE: Approximately 3" length and 3/4" width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Nickel plated steel.

ATTACHMENT: Round hole for keyring attachment and square hole designed to open and close gas-powered Prest-o-lite valves on automobile headlights.

MARKINGS: "PICNIC TRADE MARK", "REG. U.S. PAT OFF." and the reverse, "PAT. FEB 19, 1901", "A.W. STEPHENS MFG. CO. WALTHAM, MASS."

ITEM NOTES: This is from an advertising collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MEX16 LIEX4/16 SHEX07/04/22

CONDITION: 7- (Very Fine-):  The bottle opener shows mild to moderate wear and oxidation.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.