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Item # 20079
Brass Cherub Frame Corkscrew
Stunning brass cherubs corkscrew from the
1960's. Marked on the handle "1887 - 1962,
75 Jahre, JRG". It's a heavy piece which
measures 6 1/2". With stand - not shown.
£450.00
Item # 21484
Patent Lever Corkscrew
Very hard to find original two part Lund lever
corkscrew. This example has is stamped "PATENT
LEVER" on both sides.  The lever measures 8" & the
corkscrew 4 1/4. Typical surface wear.
£95.00
Item # 20106
Two Column Corkscrew
Early 19th century English two column
corkscrew in very nice condition with just
minor wear & light surface pitting. It
measures 8 1/4".
£450.00
Item # 21021
German Columbus Spring Corkscrew
German Columbus corkscrew, a 1893 by
Eduard Becker. Marked on one side "RION
A HERDER SOLINGEN" & on the other "D.
R. G. M." In good shape with just light wear
& a couple of old chips to the handle. It
measures 7 1/4".
£55.00
Item # 21022
Debouchtout Concertina Corkscrew
A very nice French lazy tong corkscrew from
the 1930's. Marked "Debouchtout" & "Bte S.
G. D. G. marque et Modele deposes france
Etranges". It has some tarnish & wear
consistent with age. It measures 4 3/4".
£45.00
Item # 21235
Plant's Magic Corkscrew
An English corkscrew by William
Plant. The patent was applied for in
1905 but never granted. It's marked
"The Magic Patent, No 12140" & has
some tarnish consistent with age. It
measures 3 3/4".
£155.00
Item # 21387
Mid Victorian  Kings Rack Corkscrew - Rodgers
A 19th century Kings wide rack corkscrew in
perfect working order. It has a makers badge for
RODGERS SHEFFIELD. One side of the handle
seems a slightly different shade. A lovely example
in good overall condition with some typical light
wear.  It measures 7 1/2"closed, 10" extended.
£450.00
Item # 20568
Kummer Kings Rack Corkscrew
Louis Kummer's kings rack corkscrew from
around 1900. This very
hard to find German corkscrew some typical
wear consistent with age. Works fine. It
measures 72 & 9" extended.
£385.00
Item # 19519
Clip Frame Corkscrew
German bearing assisted corkscrew with
a clip on the frame to enable a sliding
action that locks. A 1934 registered
design. It measures 6" & is in good overall
shape with light wear consistent with age.
£55.00
Item # 20916
The Victor Corkscrew
A sought after Victorian English flynut
corkscrew, marked "The Victor" at the top of
the frame. It measures 7" & is in good shape
with typical wear consistent with age.
SOLD
Item # 20643
French Flynut Fancy handle
A fancy version of the French classic flynut
corkscrew with a very nice cutaway handle.
Unmarked. It measures 7" & is in good
shape with typical light wear.
£195.00
Item # 19986
Valezina Corkscrew
An English & Canadian patented corkscrew
from the 1950's. It's a space age looking
golden corkscrew in very good condition. It
measures just over 6 1/2".
£25.00
Item # 19524
Kings Corkscrew
A Victorian Kings rack corkscrew with
a patent tablet with a lion & unicorn &
fully working. The end cap & brush
are missing. It measures 8" closed &
11" extended.
£300.00
Item # 21543
C1874 Burgess & Fenton Patent Lift Corkscrew
A scarce Burgess & Fenton patent lift corkscrew, a
British patent from 1874. Good used condition
with typical wear. Nicely stamped. Worm a little
short. It measures 5 1/2".
SOLD
Item # 20471
Farrow & Jackson Mechanical
Corkscrew
An original mechanical corkscrew by
Farrow & Jackson. Marked on both sides.
Works perfectly! It measures 6 1/2" & is in
good overall condition with some typical
light wear. The worm is a little short.
£325.00
Item # 21505
French Lazy Tongs Corkscrew
A super French lazy tong corkscrew
in very good condition.  It measures
5 7/8".
£35.00
Item # 21029
Millefiori Corkscrew
A superb English mechanical corkscrew from
the 1950's with a beautiful millefiori handle. It's
in very good condition with some very light wear.
It measures 5 3/4".
SOLD
Item # 20631
Tangent Lever Corkscrew
Wolverson's 1873 English patented Tangent Lever
two part corkscrew. It's in good overall shape with
typical light tarnish. It's marked on both sides "THE
TANGENT LEVER" . The worm is marked on both
sides "THE SIGNIT" The lever measures 7 1/2" &
the corkscrew 4 3/4".
£115.00
Item # 20384
Boxed Valezina Corkscrew
A superb example of the space age 1950's patent
Valezina corkscrew with a brush gold finish. It
measures just under 6 3/4". A super piece for the
collection or a wonderful gift for someone special.
£70.00
Item # 21447
Unusual Ball Bearing Corkscrew
An early 20th century ball bearing assisted
corkscrew with an unusual barrel frame. It
measures 4 3/4" & has typical tarnish &
wear consistent with age.
£75.00
Item # 21356
French Lazy Tongs Corkscrew
A super French lazy tong
corkscrew in very good
condition.  It measures 5 7/8".
SOLD
Item # 21351
Italian brass Four Pillar Corkscrew
A super old Italian brass four pillar
mechanical in very good order with only
minor wear. It measures 6 ".
SOLD
Item # 21485
German Pariser Corkscrew
A superb German Pariser corkscrew from the early
1900's. It's in great shape with only very light wear.
It measures 7 1/2".
£135.00
Item # 21270
The King Corkscrew
English 1905 patent by Coney & Co - The King.
Painted version with some remains of the original
copper coloured paint. It's in great shape with just
light wear. It's marked on one side of the frame
"The King" & "Patent 6064". It measures 7".
£225.00
Item # 21269
Zig Zag Corkscrew
Bart's  Zig Zag corkscrew with
cap lifters. Nicely marked
exaqmple. It measures 6 1/4".
Some plate wear.
£48.00
Item # 19988
Italian Double Action Corkscrew
An Italian double action corkscrew marked
on the  frame "Brevettato Italy". It's in good
overall condition with some typical wear. It
measures 6 3/4".  
£45.00
Item # 21446
Magic Lever Corkscrew
An English Magic Lever corkscrew from the
early 1900's. It measures 5 1/2" & is marked
"Magic Lever Cork Drawer" on both sides.
SOLD
Item # 20388
C1855 Lund Lever Corkscrew - Milestone Version
very hard to find original Milestone two part Lund lever
corkscrew. Not to be confused with the normal Lund
single lever. The lever measures 8" & the corkscrew 4
1/4. Light surface wear.
£225.00
Item # 21486
Imperial Smelting Corporation Rack &
Pinion Corkscrew
A super & very uncommon mid 20th century
rack & pinion corkscrew with advertising for
"Imperial Smelting Corporation". It's in good
condition with typical light tarnish. It
measures 6".
£95.00
Item # 21445
Le Presto Corkscrew
Classic French single lever corkscrew
"Le Presto". It's marked "Le Presto, JP,
Depose Paris" & is in very good
condition with just typical wear
consistent with age. It measures 6".
£175.00
Item # 19542
Cellerman Frame Corkscrew
Victorian sliding frame with loop,
cellerman type handle. Good patina,
light wear. It measures 6 3/8".
£80.00
Item # 21166
Victorian Improved Lever Corkscrew
English Improved two part lever with correct matching
worm. Lever in good shape, worm has some pitting.
Lever marked "Improved lever for drawing corks", the
worm is marked "London patent". The lever
measures 8" & the worm 4 1/2".
£125.00
Item # 19543
Cremalierre Corkscrew
Classic French rack & pinion, a French 1876
patent by Perille, early example with crown
top. In good order with some plate loss &
signed "JP". The worm is full but out of
shape. It measures 6 1/4".
£350.00
Item # 20474
Perille Flynut Tongs Corkscrew
Classic French flynut corkscrew. Perill's
French patent from 1876. Marked on
both sides of the handle. It measures 5
3/4". It has some typical plate loss
consistent with age.
£35.00
Item # 20628
The Club Corkscrew
Classic French boxwood corkscrew "The
Club". In great condition with only very
minor wear. Marked "The Club, made in
France". It measures 6 1/2".
SOLD
Item # 21154
London Rack Corkscrew - Signed
English rack & pinion corkscrew. Marked
below the handle "Lund patent London rack" &
on the sides of the frame "Lund maker
Cornhill & Fleet Street London" It measures 7
1/2" & is in good overall condition with typical
wear. One chip on the rack but still works
great!
£185.00
Item # 20642
Brass Rotating frame Corkscrew
A hard to find & sought after English brass
rotating frame corkscrew from around 1910
produced by Preston & Sons. This is the
harder to find larger example is in good
shape & measures 6 1/2".
£165.00
Item # 20641
Jdeal Locking Frame Corkscrew
A good example of the sought after German
locking frame corkscrew, marked "JDEAL" on one
side of the handle. In good working order & very
clearly marked.  It measures 5 1/4".
£185.00
Item # 19800
Rococo Silver Rollover Frame Corkscrew
A stunning silver plated Rococo design
corkscrew, as pictured in Don Bull's Ultimate
corkscrew book, page 72, far left. Very good
condition. It measures 5 3/4".
£185.00
Item # 20467
Flynut Ears Corkscrew
A sought after French flynut
corkscrew with cap lifter & ears. It
dates from the early 1900's.  It
measures 7" & is in good condition
with typical staining consistent with
age.
£135.00
Item # 21079
Circa 1862 Chinnock Corkscrew
A very good example of Charles
Chinnock's 1862 patented American
corkscrew. It's in very good condition. This
sought after classic American corkscrew
measures 5 3/4".
£225.00
Item # 21352
James Heeley Single Lever Corkscrew - Cockerel
English two part lever, a hard to find piece
manufactured by James Heeley & Sons. Lever marked
"The Patent Lever" with the James Heeley & Sons
trademark which depicts a Cockerel. The lever
measures 8" & the worm 4 1/2". Good condition.
£225.00
English Frame Corkscrew
A classic & sought English mechanical
corkscrew with a Coney centering button. It
measures 7 3/8". A great example with just
light wear.
£175.00
Item # 21508
Perille French Rack & Pinion Corkscrew
A super French rack & pinion corkscrew  
marked "Modele Depose, made in
France". It measures 6 1/2" & is in
excellent condition with just very light
wear.
£65.00
Item # 21509
Italian Brass Double Lever Corkscrew
A very good old brass Italian double lever
corkscrew. It measures approximately 6 1/2"
& is in very good condition.
£18.00
Item # 21506
Farrow & Jackson Mechanical Corkscrew
A good brass mechanical corkscrew by
Farrow & Jackson. Works perfectly! It
measures 6 1/2" & is in good overall
£115.00
Item # 21507
Robert Jones I Corkscrew
The first British registered design corkscrew
by Robert Jones in 1840. A super example
that works perfectly! It is marked on the barrel
"Robert Jones & Sons, Birmingham,
Registered No 423, 8th Octr 1840".  One
small chip on handle, brush missing.  It
measures 7 1/4" & is in good overall
condition with some typical light wear.
SOLD
Item # 20625
G. Twigg Corkscrew
A Twigg corkscrew, all steel & marked on the
side of the frame "Patent". It would need a left
handed worm to work, it has a regular right
handed worm. Maybe someone replaced the
broken left handed worm with a right handed
one - a mystery. It measures 6 1/2" & is in good
overall condition.
£975.00
Item # 20918
Rapid  Lazy Tongs Corkscrew
A super French concertina corkscrew
marked on both sides "RAPID". In good
overall condition with some typical light
wear. It measures just over 5".
£38.00
Item # 20622
London Rack Barrel Corkscrew
A super very hard to find London rack
corkscrew with a nickel plated barrel. Works
great & comes to you in good overall condition
with only typical light wear. Looks like a large
nut has been added to secure the worm thread
at some point. It measures 6".
£285.00
Item # 21093
Cat Rollover Frame Corkscrew
A superb German rollover frame
corkscrew depicting a cheeky looking
cat. Likely made by the Monopol factory. It
measures 5 1/2" & is in good overall
condition with some typical light wear.
SOLD
Item # 21236
ORIGINAL LUND LEVER CORKSCREW
A super Lund lever & corkscrew. The lever is  marked on
one sides "LUND PATENTEE LONDON" & on the other
"THE PATENTEE 24 FLEET ST & 57 CORNHILL
LONDON". The worm is fully marked & matches the
lever correctly. Good, cleaned condition. The lever
measures just under 8".
SOLD
Item # 21028
Two Column Corkscrew
Early 19th century steel English two
column corkscrew in very nice condition
with just minor wear & light surface
pitting. It measures 6".
£850.00
Item # 21353
Silver Plate Sommeliers Double Lever
Corkscrew
A super silver plate mechanical double lever
corkscrew in the form of a quirky Sommelier. A
heavy piece! Italian made. Good full length
worm. It measures 8 1/4" & is in very good
overall condition.
SOLD
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19th Century Kings Rack Corkscrew - Plated
A superb 19th century English Kings rack
corkscrew. Mechanically superb, operating as
smooth as I've ever seen - wonderful
engineering. Unusual example with a plated
finish. Quite the rarity! It measures 7 3/4".
£525.00
Item # 20591
Circa 1869 Mabson Corkscrew
A very hard to find example of John
Mabson's 1869 British patent corkscrew. It
comes to you in good overall condition with
only typical light wear. It measures 7 1/4".
£425.00
Item # 21506
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 # 20619
C1884 The Surprise Corkscrew
George Willet's 1884 registered
design English corkscrew marked
on the frame "The Surprise" with
the registration number at the top
of the handle. It measures 5 3/4".
This plated version is in good
shape with typical light wear.
SOLD
Item # 21354
German Spring Column Corkscrew
A very hard to find & very desirable
German 2 column spring frame. It's
marked on the shoulder "D. R. G. S.".
In good shape with some typical light
wear. It  measures 4 3/4".
SOLD
Item # 20620
19th Century Four Poster Corkscrew - Marked
A stunning 19th century English 4 poster Kings
corkscrew in very nice condition. Lovely dark
patina & very hard to fault. Works brilliantly.
Stamped twice on the bottle collar "DURHAM". It
measures 8 3/4".
£750.00
Item # 21082
Moet & Chandon Double Lever
The oldest version of this super French double
lever corkscrew with pins to protect the lever.
Marked "Champagne, Moet & Chandon, A B".
In good shape with some light tarnish &
orange peel type pitting. It measures 7 1/4".
£450.00
Item # 20595
Boxed Valezina Corkscrew
A superb example of the space age 1950's patent
Valezina corkscrew with a Blue finish. It
measures just under 6 3/4". A super piece for the
collection or a wonderful gift for someone special.
£70.00
Item # 21083
German Columbus Spring
Corkscrew
German Columbus corkscrew, a
1893 by Eduard Becker. In good
shape with just light wear. It
measures 7 1/4".
£45.00
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 # 21275
Zig Zag Corkscrew - First Patent
Bart's first patented Zig Zag corkscrew with no
cap lifters. Marked "Bte S. G. D. G. Fr & Et M &
M D. E. P.". Date mark for 1946. Aluminium
examples are quite rare. It measures 6 1/4".
Very good condition.
£78.00
Item # 21273
American Frame Corkscrew - Sterling Cap
A superb American frame corkscrew with crab
piece mechanism. Plated example, with a large
handle made of horn or possibly some
composition material. Superb sterling silver cap
at one end of handle. The cap is marked
"STERLING 70".  This corkscrew measures 7"
long by just over 6" wide.  A super piece for the
collection or a wonderful gift for someone very
special.
£275.00
Item # 21274
German Columbus Spring
Corkscrew
German Columbus corkscrew, a
1893 by Eduard Becker. It has typical
wear & plate loss. It's marked
"COLUMBUS" on one side. It
measures 7".
£45.00
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