I was never able to use them for their real purpose as their corks had been pushed through into the body of the jugs.
today I attempted to extract the corks using a pair of long pointy tweezers and discovered a little rolled up parcel of fragile, stained papers.
Postal Order receipts from way back, when folk used 'old money' and credit cards were just a twinkle in the eyes of bankers.
When words had totally different meanings.
Just love the innocence of this quote!