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Opener, Bottle - Artifacts

Wall mounted, stationary bottle opener, cast iron painted silver with raised lettering painted red reading "Drink Coca-Cola," bottom reads "Starr 'X' Patent 233088 Brown Co. N. News, VA." Back reads "Made in the U.S.A." beneath a number "2." Box contains opener and two .75 in. metal screws. Comes in 2 5/8 in. x 2 7/8 in. x 1 1/4 in cardboard box, brown printed with black and red ink. Each side has a double line black border. The front and back show pictures of the opener and the words "The Starr 'X', Reg. U.S. Pat. Off., Stationary Bottle Opener, Guaranteed Not to Chip Bottles, Patented in U.S.A. and Foreign Countries." The front also reads "Special Design for Coca-Cola Bottlers," while the back reads "Manufactured Exclusivly by Brown MFG. CO. Newport News, Virginia." The top and bottom sides have a red picture of a Coca-Cola bottle. One of the side panels shows a cross section of an opener, portraying correct mounting and use, with the words "Section Removed Showing Side View, NOTE Correct Principle, Press Crowned End of Bottle Up in Opener when Uncrowning," while the other side panel reads "The Starr 'X,' Stationary Bottle Opener, A scientifically and sturdily constructed Bottle Opener. Guaranteed against chipping or breaking bottle necks and lips. Made in U.S.A."
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