Crackerjack nutcrackers; C.L. Rimes Limited, Leeds, UK; 1969; T92


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Crackerjack nutcrackers

About this object

Crackerjack nutcrackers used a patented ratchet mechanism (first patented in 1947). Crackerjack nutcrackers are easy to date (apart from the very early models), as the ratchet bar is cast with the date of manufacture, in this case 1969.


C.L. Rimes Limited, Leeds, UK

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Leeds, UK

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Eating & drinking

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John Kolecki 10 Oct 2017 19:44 PM,UTC

I Was lucky to get one like this in orginal box from local carboot in Chorleywood .It is as new made in England.

Dennis king 16 Jul 2017 17:47 PM,UTC

My father bought 1952 Crackerjack I now use them and will go onto my sons wonderfull only if all new products were made the same thank

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