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Vintage Scott Products Inc. Painted Metal Figural Bottle Opener Fox in Top Hat

  • $ 97.77

Description: This is highly-detailed, hand painted bottle opener manufactured in the USA by the Scott Products Inc. of Newark, NJ. The bottle opener, which depicts a fox standing and wearing a top hat, is made of cast zinc. The casting is then hand painted in enamel and baked resulting in the porcelain like look the piece has. The bottle opener shows a fox standing with its head tilted backwards and up. He is wearing an orange-colored formal coat with tails over white puffy pants and black boots. He has a top hat on his head and he is holding what looks like a walking stick and /or whip in his hands behind his back. He is standing on a green oval base, which is equipped with a stainless steel bottle opener on the bottom. The bottle opener is screwed into the base and is marked as to what it is and with maker's name. The piece appears is all original with minimal chips to the paint and loss of colors. A nice and rather unusual bottle opener to add to your collection. Please carefully review the photos as they are part and parcel of our description.

Date: Unknown.

Origin: Purchased in an estate sale in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

Size: The piece measures ~7 1/2" high with base measuring ~3 3/4 by ~2 3/8. The piece weighs slightly over One pound and 14 ounces.

Maker: Scott Products Inc.

Marks: Marked on the bottle opener on the bottom of the base as follows; "SCOTT PROD> INC./NEWARK, N. J./BOTTLE OPENER".

Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: Truly a nice and uncommon bottle opener, which would make a worthy addition to your collection.

Condition: The bottle opener is all original and in very good overall condition. It has no breaks or repairs. The piece shows minimum chips and loss to the paint mostly along the edge of the base and on its bottom. There are also minor losses and chips to the enameling within the top hat. another one or two minor spots of loss maybe found within the body of the piece. However, all these losses are minor and do not distract from the beauty or quality of the piece. The piece is soiled, dusty, has some scratches, and minor dings. All these issues can be seen in the photos. Be that as it may, this is a nice piece and would make a great addition to your collection. Please see photos for additional condition information.

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