41/365 EKCO Miracle Vacuum Jar Cap Lifter

Memories of this most handy kitchen gadget include:

  • Mom opening a stubborn jar of pickles
  • Dad popping the cap off a bottle of Schlitz
  • Me using the smaller end to pry open a tin of Nestle’s Quick
  • The satisfying phuup of the vacuum seal breaking

It was the first thing I took when I knew Mom was never going back home.
jar opener

6 thoughts on “41/365 EKCO Miracle Vacuum Jar Cap Lifter

  1. Does anyone know the time period? 40’s or 50’s?? Just curious. My mom said that my dad had it before she met him. They married in 1960…

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