Primarily English & German in design
from the first half of the 20th century
composition & celluloid corkscrews
come in all shapes & forms & depict a
variety of subjects.

The Cockerel to the left is beautifully
detailed & boasts a real vibrancy. The
Rabbit to the right comes with a
Bakelite protective sheath to cover the
I've enjoyed compiling this corkscrew guide, I hope it can be of
assistance to you. If you'd like to get in touch it would be great to hear
from you.
Antique & Vintage Corkscrew Guide
~ Composition & Celluloid Corkscrews ~
Here's a group of composition
corkscrews depicting a person's head.
The trick is working out which person it is.
The first & last are German with the middle two being English &
they all date to the 1930 - 40's. The second from the left depicts
Edward VIII, he who abdicated & the third from the left I believe is
Roosevelt but I'm not certain, please let me know if you know for
This is one of many in a series
which I believe were produced
duiring the 1920's in England.
This particular one depicts a
chubby huntsman. There is also a
life boat man & chubby man in a
all-in-one swimsuit.  
A composition galleon
corkscrew ready to set sail.
This fine English corkscrew
is beautifully detailed &
would enhance any
collection of corkscrews.
These two are both picnic corkscrews.
The sheath is taken off the worm to
slide through the hole on the body to
act as a handle.
I have quite a passion for this group
of corkscrews & I'm always on the
look-out for different examples to
add to my collection. Please let me
know if you have any for trade or for
sale that are not shown.

Forget trying to luck out on an internet
auction site & end up being disappointed.

For a top return, send a picture of your
corkscrew to: