The Christmas cracker was invented by an English baker, Tom Smith in 1847. Since then the invention - traditionally filled with a paper crown, joke and novelty toy - has graced Christmas dinner tables the world over. If, however, you're looking for something a touch more sophisticated this year, here are 10 luxury crackers that are guaranteed Christmas corkers.
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