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Carl Aubock

Key Corkscrew - Polished Brass/Steel

$595
Carl Aubock

Key Corkscrew - Polished Brass/Steel

$595
Description
This lustrous brass skeleton key may not unlock any doors, but it does twist open to reveal a steel corkscrew—and the key’s teeth work as a bottle opener. Both whimsical and functional, it was designed in 1932 by Carl Auböck III (1924–1993) when he was just 14 years old. Production was overseen by Auböck Senior (1900-1957), who studied at the Bauhaus before taking over his father’s metalsmithing workshop and developing its visual style.
Details
Materials
Polished brass and steel
Origin
Handmade in Austria
MEASUREMENT
6 inches x 4 inches
Notes
Werkstätte Carl Auböck stamp on base
This unlacquered brass object will develop a patina over time. Polish by buffing with soft cloth. Brass polish may also be used; use a second clean, dry cloth to buff the brass to a shine.
Notes
Imperfections such as small scratches and/or minor knicks on the surface of this item are evidence of the handmade production process and should not be considered defects.

Ready-to-Wear Size Chart

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Italy 36 - 40 40 - 42 42 - 44 44 - 46 46 - 50
France 32 - 36 36 - 38 38 - 40 40 - 42 42 - 46
US 00 - 2 2 - 4 6 - 8 8 - 10 10 - 14
UK 4 - 8 8 - 10 10 - 12 12 - 14 14 - 18
Standard XS, XS/S, XXS, OS S, XS/S, OS M, M/L, OS L, M/L, OS XXL, OS
Numeric 0 1 2 3 4
Jeans 22 - 25 25 - 28 27 - 30 30 - 32 32 - 33

Bras Size Chart

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US 32A - 32B 32C - 34C 36A - 36C

Footwear Size Chart

Italy 34 34.5 35 35.5 36 36.5 37 37.5
UK 1 1.5 2 2.5 3 3.5 4 4.5
US 4 4.5 5 5.5 6 6.5 7 7.5
France 35 35.5 36 36.5 37 37.5 38 38.5
Brazil 33 33.5 34 34.5 35 35.5 36 36.5
Japan 21 21.5 22 22.5 23 23.5 24 24.5
Korea 210 215 220 225 230 235 240 245
China 34 34.5 35 35.5 36 36.5 37 37.5
Italy 38 38.5 39 39.5 40 40.5 41
UK 5 5.5 6 6.5 7 7.5 8
US 8 8.5 9 9.5 10 10.5 11
France 39 39.5 40 40.5 41 41.5 42
Brazil 37 37.5 38 38.5 39 39.5 40
Japan 25 25.5 26 26.5 27 27.5 28
Korea 250 255 260 265 270 275 280
China 38 38.5 39 39.5 40 40.5 41

Rings Size Chart

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EU 47 - 50 51 - 52 53 - 54 55 - 56 57 - 60
US 5¾ - 6 6½ - 6¾ 7¼ - 7½ 8 - 9¼
UK I - K L - L½ M½ - N O½ - P Q - S½
Circumference (mm) 47.4 - 49.9 51.2 - 51.8 53.1 - 53.8 55 - 55.7 56.9 - 60.1
Diameter (mm) 15.09 - 15.88 16.30 - 16.49 16.90 - 17.13 17.51 - 17.73 18.11 - 19.13

Belts Size Chart

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UK 4 - 8 8 - 10 10 - 12 12 - 14 14 - 16
US 00 - 2 2 - 4 6 - 8 8 - 10 10 - 14
IT 36 - 40 40 - 42 42 - 44 44 - 46 46 - 50
EUR 65 - 75 75 - 80 80 - 85 85 - 90 90 - 100

Hats Size Chart

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Europe 52 - 53 54 - 55 56 - 57 58 - 59 60 - 61

Bracelets Size Chart

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Centimeters 14cm 15cm 16cm 17cm