Champagne scissors

identifier

ID 272

morphology

craft

holotype

MOT V Dv 0218
alias
champagne wire cutter (syn.)
alias
muselet cutter (syn.)
description

The wire around the cork of a champagne bottle is cut with champagne scissors. The jaws are very short, since the wire is against the bottle and there is not much play between the wire and the bottle. The champagne scissors are sometimes part of the champagne nippers. [MOT]