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~ Mechanical Corkscrews 1 ~
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Item # 21504
German Rollover Collar Corkscrew -
Mythological Creatures
A scarce German rollover frame
corkscrew depicting mythological
creatures.  It measures just over 6" &
has just light wear.
£185.00
Item # 20376
C1850 Kings Rack Corkscrew
A superb mid 19th century Kings corkscrew in
perferct working order. It has a patent badge
depicting a lion & unicorn with a latin inscription.
The Lion's head is missing ion the tablet. .A
stunning example in good overall condition with
some typical light wear.  It measures 7 1/2"closed,
10" extended.
£415.00
Item # 20779
Plant's Wulfruna Corkscrew
An early version of Plant's Wulfruna
corkscrew. Marked on the handle "Plant's
Patent no 95549, WULFRUNA" & on the
side of the frame "Farrow & Jackson Ltd,
London".  It operates smoothly & has just
light wear. It measures 6 1/2".
£175.00
Item # 20780
Monopol Universal Fancy Bearing
Assisted Corkscrew
A fancy version of Monopol's bearing
assisted corkscrew. It's marked
"Monopol Universal, D. R. G. M.
Germany". Good overall condition with
light wear & it measures just over 5
3/4".
£120.00
Item # 21349
German Conical Spring Corkscrew
German spring corkscrew from the early
1900's . Measures 5 3/4" & is in good
overall shape with light wear consistent
with age.
£75.00
Item # 21475
Hootch Owl Corkscrew
A rare opportunity to purchase a Hootch
Owl corkscrew. Smythe's American patent  
from 1936. A great example with only very
light wear. Works great!  It measures 5 3/4 ".
SOLD
Item # 20871
German Spring Corkscrew - Revolving
Hooks
A German registered design from 1902.
Good condition with light tarnish. It
measures 5 3/4".
£105.00
Item # 20606
Silver Plate Bacchus Corkscrew
A super silver plate double lever
corkscrew from the 1980's. This piece
has become extremely collectible & rarely
turns up with the original box. In very good
condition. It measures just over 8".
£75.00
Item # 21503
Victorian Rack & Pinion Corkscrew
A Victorian rack corkscrew in very good
condition. It boasts a lovely aged patina & is fully
operational. It measures just over 7".
£90.00
Item # 21226
Korkmaster Corkscrew
A space age American rack & pinion
aluminium corkscrew from the 1940's.
Marked on the barrel "Trade Mark Korkmaster
Pat Pending" It's in great shape with minimal
wear & measures just over 6 1/2".
£90.00
Item # 20580
Armstrong Patent Corkscrew
An example of Armstong's 1905 patented
concertina corkscrew, clearly marked H D
Armstrong Patent. It has typical wear & tarnish
consistent with age. It measure 10" extended.
£90.00
Item # 20872
Kampf German Ball Bearing Corkscrew
A good example of Theodor Kampf's German
registered design from 1928. Marked "D. R. G.
M. RECORD".  Some typical staining & tarnish
£55.00
Item # 20104
Wiers Pullezi Corkscrew
A clean example of one of the big five
patented concertina corkscrews by Marshall
Wier, circa 1884. It is marked  "PULLEZI,
HEELEY'S ORIGINAL PATENT".  It measures
5" closed & has some remains of the original
copper paint.
£110.00
Item # 20533
C1899 Sommer's Corkscrew
An unusual variant of Sommer's German
registered design from 1899. It has faded
advertising on the handle for Fosters beer.  It's in
great shape with minimal wear & measures just
over 6 1/4".
£95.00
Item # 20603
Farrow & Jackson Mechanical Corkscrew -
W & J Burrow
A very good Farrow & Jackson type brass
mechanical corkscrew, marked on the
handle "W & J Burrow".  Good condition with
some light wear. It measures 7 1/4".
£235.00
Item # 21348
French Zig Zag Corkscrew - Original Box
A rare opportunity to buy a French classic Zig
Zag corkscrew with original box. Corkscrew in
great shape with only very light wear. Box is
missing one side. The Zig Zag measures 6 1/4".
£115.00
Item # 21063
Guild of Sommeliers Lazy Tong
Corkscrew
A concertina corkscrew marked "Guild of
Sommeliers In Vino Felicitas". Worm
stretched. Same corkscrew that sold at
Christies for over 200 GBP!  It measures
6 1/4" & is in good overall condition.
£135.00
Item # 21014
Perille Beehive Flynut Corkscrew
A circa 1895 French Perille flynut corkscrew
with tightly wound spring frame. Known as "The
Beehive". Marked "C L V". Great piece with only
light tarnish & wear consistent with age. It
measures 6".
£175.00
Item # 20446
English Finger Pull frame Corkscrew
An English frame corkscrew which
measures 6 1/2". It has a finger pull handle &
is in good shape with typical light tarnish that
could be cleaned.  
£95.00
Item # 21239
1899 Bonsa Corkscrew
A scarce German registered design corkscrew
by Julius Everts, circa 1899. Marked
"Registered". Some typical tarnish & oxidation
consistent with age. Good Bakelite inserts
which are often cracked or part missing. It
measures 4 1/4".
£550.00
Item # 20054
Italian Sturo Corkscrew
A super Italian Sturo double lever corkscrew
from the early 1900's. It's in very good
working condition & it measures 5".
SOLD
Item # 21342
Italian Sliding Frame Corkscrew - Sighicelli
A heavy old Italian corkscrew with guides that
slide up & down the barrel. Marked on the
handle "Sighicelli". Good archimedian worm.
Some typical tarnish & wear consistent with age.
It measures 6".
£155.00
Item # 21150
Spring Assisted Corkscrew
A very good example of a German spring assisted
corkscrew derived from a 1883 patent by Dunisch
& Scholer. It's in great shape with minimal wear,
some old paint & measures just over 6 1/2".
£35.00
Item # 21227
TYR Double Lever Corkscrew
An example of the classic French double
1929. Marked on both sides "TYR S. G. D. G."
It has some tarnish & pitting & measures just
over 7 1/4".
£235.00
Item # 21149
Heeley Lazy Tongs Corkscrew
A very good example of Marshall Wier's 1884
concertina corkscrew manufactured by
James Heeley & Sons. Works great, good
coverage of copper paint.  Measures just over
5 1/2".
£120.00
Item # 20460
Spring Frame Corkscrew
A German spring assisted corkscrew
derived from the 1883 patent from Dunisch
& Scholer. It's in great shape with minimal
wear & measures just over 5 5/8".
£25.00
Item # 20635
Korkmaster Junior Corkscrew
A super American corkscrew. This
guy is the little brother of the much
larger Korkmaster corkscrew. lt's in
very good condition & measures 5".
£55.00
Item # 20614
Perpetual Corkscrew
A German corkscrew from the early 1900's with
crossover shaft on the shaft. Continually turning
the handle pulls the cork. It's in great shape
with minimal wear & measures just over 7 1/4".
£95.00
Item # 21075
Brass Champagne Corkscrew
A super old brass mechanical marked on the
barrel "Champagne" & also "Chateau Peleon
Bordeaux 1892". Great piece! It measures 7
1/2" & has some typical light wear.
£85.00
Item # 21180
1883 Strait Patent Corkscrew
An example of Thomas Strait's 1883
American patent corkscrew. Marked on
the barrel with the patent date. Split to
the top band beneath the handle,
otherwise in very good shape with typical
light wear. It measures 5 1/2".
£450.00
Item # 21019
The Lever Corkscrew
A very nice Lund type single lever 2 part corkscrew
marked "THE LEVER". It's in good shape with minimal
wear. The lever measures 7 3/4", the worm just over 4
3/4". the worm is marked on one side "Patent" & on the
other "Liondon".
£125.00
Item # 20332
Assisted Pull Corkscrew
An unusual assisted pull corkscrew
from the 1980's with a leather finish. It
measures 4 3/4" & is in perfect
working order.
SOLD
Item # 20612
German Spring Assisted Corkscrew
A very good example of a German spring
assisted corkscrew derived from a 1883
patent by Dunisch & Scholer. It's in great
shape with minimal wear & measures just
over 6 1/4".
£45.00
Item # 21146
C1802 Thomason Corkscrew - Half Bottle
Variant
A superb half bottle version of Sir Edward
Thomason's corkscrew which was
patented in 1802. It has a patent badge
depicting a Lion & Unicorn & is marked in
Latin "DIEU ET MON DROIT". Works well &
is in very nice condition. It measures 6 3/4
closed & 10" fully extended.
£375.00
Item # 20778
Perfect Lazy Tongs Corkscrew
A very nice French lazy tong corkscrew
marked on both sides "PERFECT
BREVETTE S. G. D. G.". It's in good condition
with some surface rust that could be cleaned
if so desired. It measures 6" & dates to the
first half of the 20th century. A
wonderful piece to add to your corkscrew
collection or maybe a nice gift to your
corkscrew collecting friend or loved one.
£45.00
Item # 21419
London Rack Barrel Corkscrew
A really good English London rack corkscrew in a
barrel form. Likely  made by Lund. It's in good
shape with typical light wear & measures just
under 6". Mechanically perfect!
£285.00
Item # 20461
Brass Rotating frame Corkscrew
A hard to find & sought after English brass
rotating frame corkscrew from around 1910
produced by Preston & Sons. This example
is in good shape & measures 6".
£125.00
Item # 20159
Double Action Corkscrew
A comical double action corkscrew
depicting a chap driving a car above the
year 1965. It measures 6 1/2" & is in
good condition with light wear.
£22.00
Item # 21147
Thomason Corkscrew
A stunning Thomason corkscrew which
was patented in 1802. This one has a
patent badge, depicting a lion & unicorn.
Stamped in Latin "DIEU ET MON DROIT"
A great example in excellent overall
condition. It measures 7 "closed, 9 3/4"
extended. Worm full length!
£365.00
Item # 20983
German Duckbill Corkscrew
Sommer's German registered design
corkscrew from 1897. Has the registered
marked stamped on the handle. This self
puller, known as the duckbill is in very
good shape, the worm length. It measures
5 5/8".
£185.00
Item # 21443
19th Century Narrow Barrel
Corkscrew
A rare mid 19th century English narrow
barrel mechanical corkscrew. A super
example in very good condition for age.
It works perfectly & measures 7 1/2".
£1550.00
Item # 21444
Gothic Thomason Corkscrew
A superb example of  a Gothic Thomason  
corkscrew boasting a wonderful patina from
years of use. Small hairline cracks at the top of
the barrel should be mentioned but don't detract.
It measures 7 "closed, 9 3/4" extended. Worm full
length!
£1350.00
Item # 21565
Edwin Cotterill Patent Self Adjusting
Corkscrew
A brass corkscrew stamped Edwin Cotterill
patent Self Adjusting Corkscrew. Very ornate
& in excellent condition with only very light
wear. It measures 6 1/2".
£110.00
Item # 21074
The Empire Corkscrew
A very good example of Neville Heeley's  
Empire corkscrew. Clearly marked on both
sides "The Empire, J. Heeley & Sons
Patent". Majority of the original copper paint
still remains. Mechanism is pretty loose. It
boasts a full length wire helix. It measures 6
1/4" closed & 3 1/2" open.
£950.00
Item # 21259
Monopol Bearing Corkscrew
An excellent example of Usbeck's
1909 German registered design
corkscrew with bearings. It is
marked  "PHEONIX" . It measures
5 1/2".
£35.00
Item # 21498
Royal Club Corkscrew
Charles Hull's 1864 British patent single lever
corkscrew. Pitted finish, a couple of cracks on
the badge, rollers missing with a later
replaced screw. It measures 9 1/2".
£1000.00
Item # 20463
Excelsior Corkscrew
A classic & sought French corkscrew, marked on
the internal button "L'Excelsior, A. G. Bte, SGDG
Paris". It measures 7 3/8" & has wear consistent
with age including one fairly large chip on the
handle.
£165.00
Item # 20060
C1891 Locking Frame Corkscrew
A very good example of Ehrhardt's
1891German patent corkscrew. It
measures 5 3/4" & has typical
wear consistent with age.
£35.00
Item # 20061
Sliding Frame Corkscrew
A sliding frame corkscrew from around 1900
& in good condition with typical minor wear. It
works perfectly & measures 6".
SOLD
Item # 20447
Farrow & Jackson Mechanical Corkscrew -
A very
good Farrow & Jackson type brass mechanical
corkscrew, marked on the handle "Thompson & Co,
henry St".  Good condition with some light wear. It
measures 7 1/4".
£235.00
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Item # 20645
Triangular Mechanical Frame Corkscrew
A hard to find German Mechanical corkscrew
in a triangular form.  It has some minor plate
loss. It measures 4 5/8".
£45.00
Item # 21077
Perille Diamant Corkscrew
A French classic! The Perille Diamant, fully
marked & in very good condition boasting the
vast of the plate still in place. It works perfectly &
measures 7 3/4".
£165.00
Item # 21260
German Fancy Rococo Style Corkscrew
A super German mechanical with a
Rococo style  finish. A super vintage
piece from the 1950's. It measures 7 & is
in very good condition.
£65.00
Item # 20662
German Small Spring Corkscrew
A super spring assisted bell
corkscrew with a painted handle.
Circa 1940 & in good shape with
very light wear & minor paint loss.
It measures approximately 4".
£55.00
Item # 20663
Little Joker Self Puller Corkscrew
A very hard to find self puller
corkscrew marked on both sides
plate loss consistent with age. It
measures 3 5/8".
£265.00
Item # 21261
Kis Ply Concertina Corkscrew
A very sought after French concertina
corkscrew - the Kis Ply. A fully marked
example in good shape with some typical
tarnish consistent with age & use. Works
great! It measures 5 1/2".
£110.00
Item # 20683
Bechon Morel Single Lever Corkscrew
A very hard to find French single lever
corkscrew, marked "BECHON MOREL B. S.
G. D. G". In good clean condition with just
minor tarnish. It measures just over 4 1/2".
SOLD
Item # 21017
Twigg Patent Corkscrew
A stunning George Twigg patented English
mechanical corkscrew from 1868. A sought after
piece which is in very good condition with only very
light wear. It's marked on each side of the frame
"G. TWIGG'S PATENT". It measures approximately
7 1/2".
£1650.00
Item # 20686
An example of the classic French double
lever corkscrew. A French patent from 1927
with a hinged locking clip. Unmarked. It's in
good shape with only very light wear &
£375.00
Item # 21499
Rare Thomason Narrow Rack Corkscrew
A very rare narrow rack Kings screw with a
badge for Thomason. Circa 1850. In good
working condition with a great patina. Typical
light wear. It measures 8 1/4".
£395.00
Item # 20875
Monopol 117 Corkscrew
A very good example of Usbeck's 1909 German
registered design corkscrew no 405690. It is
unmarked. It has some minor plate loss.
SOLD
Item # 21420
C1885 Reliable Concertina Corkscrew
Marshall Wiers American patent
corkscrew from 1885. Marked  "The
Reliable, Brevette & Depose, made in
France, Impoted by D. Recher & Co,
Chicago, USA".  Very good condition with
only very minor wear. It measures 4 1/2".
£135.00
Item # 21483
Gemelli Barmaid Corkscrew
A super Italian double lever corkscrew by Carlo
Gemelli depicting a colourful Barmaid with many
toast written on her apron.  Circa 1950 & in good
shape with very light wear & minor paint loss. It
measures approximately 8".
SOLD
Item # 21264
German Perpetual Barrel Corkscrew
A stunning German Perpetual corkscrew with vine &
grape decoration. It works perfectly. Some typical
tarnish & wear consistent with age. It measures 7 3/4".
£550.00
Item # 21501
Ornate Double Lever Corkscrew
A super ornate double lever
corkscrew, decorated with vines &
grapes.  It's in very good shape
with only very light wear &
measures just over 7 3/4".
£28.00
Item # 21502
C1867 Van Gieson Corkscrew
A rare Van Gieson direct pressure
corkscrew. An 1967 US patent. It has
some typical wear consistent with age. It
measure 6" &  8 1/4" fully extended.
£1550.00
If any of these antique & vintage corkscrews for sale
are of interest, don't hesitate in dropping me a line.
Peter Borrett - Corkscrews Online
Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom

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Item # 21238
Brass Champagne Corkscrew
A super old brass mechanical marked on the
barrel "Champagne" & also at the top of the
handle "BREV". Great piece! It measures 7 1/2"
& has some typical light wear.
£85.00
Item # 21500
Italian Brass 2  Pillar Corkscrew
A super Italian 2 pillar corkscrew from the very
early 1900's. In great shape with some very light
wear. It measures approximately 6 3/4".
£115.00
Item # 21262
Heeley A1 Patent Double Lever
Corkscrew
A good example of James Heeley &
Sons 1888 English patented double
lever corkscrew.  It measures just over
6" & has just light wear & some of the
original copper paint.
£95.00
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