||Simple but ingenious with a hinged helix that
folds safely away when not in use.
Folding bow corkscrews also known as harps
were first produced during the 18th century.
Two hundred years later, collectors are keenly
searching to add interesting variants to their
Simple bows with just a corkscrew can be
found quite easily for about a fiver. Named,
interesting designs, faceted, decorative &
multi tool bows fetch plenty more.
To the left is an interesting group of
bow corkscrews including a few examples with
an additional tool.