Vintage Cast Iron PARROT BOTTLE OPENER Freestanding! - eBay (item 310027058312 end time Mar-04-08 17:59:47 PST)
This vintage bottle opener is a painted cast iron parrot that stands upright, ready to grab and open a bottle with his open hooked beak. The side of the stand is marked, "JW©."
The color is clearest on the blue outer tail, yellow under tail and black stand. Some red shows on the belly, black beak, white face and maybe blue or green wings. Most of the original color is obscured by heavy patina.
The open beak of this parrot bottle opener is still sharply hooked and likely opens a bottle cap quick as a wink. It might open a can just as readily.
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