Vintage nutcracker and pick set in original box. Nutcracker and picks are nickel plated steel. Set includes one spring loaded nutcracker and 6 picks. HMQ is embossed at top of both side of nutcracker. Nutcracker and picks are in excellent condition. Original decorative box is in good condition, minor signs of wear. Back of box still has the original label WT Grant Co $.35.
Henry Quackenbush invented the spring loaded nutcracker; patented 1913.