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Blackpool Tower Bottle Opener BO1
Blackpool Tower Bottle Opener BO1
Original, quality chrome on steel 'crown cap' bottle opener in the form of the Blackpool Tower. One side is embossed 'Blackpool Tower' and the other with the registration number for the year 1945. An unusual tourist souvenir and complete and in good and working order.

4.25" x 1.75".

 
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Price: 45.00




Mahogany Handled Corkscrew CS230
Mahogany Handled Corkscrew CS230
Original, quality 1920's mahogany handled steel corkscrew of a plain but sturdy form. Complete and in good and working order.

5.25" x 3.5" x 1".

 
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Price: 34.00




Antler Handled Steel Corkscrew CS229
Antler Handled Steel Corkscrew CS229
Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's steel corkscrew with a shaped stem, a grooved helix and an antler handle. All is complete and in good and working order.

5" x 4" x 0.75".

 
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Walnut Handled Corkscrew CS228
Walnut Handled Corkscrew CS228
Original, quality late 19th century steel corkscrew with a shaped stem and a button stop to grip the cork and the original ribbed 'T' handle in walnut. A replacement brush has been fitted and all is now complete and in good and working order.

5.25" x 3" x 1".

 
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Price: 45.00




Walnut Handled Corkscrew CS227
Walnut Handled Corkscrew CS227
Original, quality late 19th century steel corkscrew with a shaped stem and a button stop to grip the cork and the original ribbed 'T' handle in walnut, missing the brush to one end, otherwise complete and in good and working order.

6" x 3.75" x 1".

 
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Price: 56.00




Champagne Tap CS226
Champagne Tap CS226
Original, quality circa 1900, nickel-plated champagne tap with a tap halfway down the stem and the a removable spike fitted with a turned and ebonised handle to the top. These were inserted through the cork whilst still fitted to the bottle to enable small portions to be extracted for medicinal purposes. Some scuffs to the plating but otherwise complete and in good and working order.

6" x 1.25" x 1".

 
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Price: 68.00




Folding Wire Cutters with Corkscrew CS225
Folding Wire Cutters with Corkscrew CS225
Original, quality late 19th century folding steel corkscrew with integral wire cutters. When pulled fully open the handle forms a 'T' bar grip for the corkscrew. The wire cutters are for when corks are wired down. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

Closed 4" x 2" x 0.5".

Open 7.25" x 3" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 115.00




Hipkins Universal Corkscrew CS224
Hipkins Universal Corkscrew CS224
Original, quality 1920's nickel plated on steel corkscrew in excellent condition with the maker detail to the sides "G. F. Hipkins" to one side and "Universal" to the other. The large ring grip enables a serious pull. Complete and in good and working order.

5" x 2.25" x 1".

 
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Price: 89.00




Thomason Dowler Patent Brass Corkscrew CS223
Thomason Dowler Patent Brass Corkscrew CS223
Original, quality mid 19th century continuous action Thomasons patent corkscrew. This example appears to be complete, although the mechanism is slack and of course, the handle is not original and nothing like the original. This example is sold as seen for a restoration project.

7" x 3" x 1".

 
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Brass Patent Kings Corkscrew CS222
Brass Patent Kings Corkscrew CS222
Original, quality late 19th century Rack and Pinion mechanism, brass bodied patented "Kings Screw" corkscrew with the remains of the original turned bone grip. This example has retained the 'patent' plaque but has minor damage to the brass body and the mechanism is slack and worn but overall it's a good restoration project. Sold as seen for restoration.

8" x 4" x 2.5".

 
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Price: 125.00




Steel & Bone Corkscrew CS221
Steel & Bone Corkscrew CS221
Original, quality mid to late 19th century steel corkscrew with a bulbous shaft with a stop button to grip the cork, a hanging ring to the top and an extra long helix. The original bone handle is in great condition with no serious damage but it is missing the brush from one end, otherwise all is complete and in good and working order.

6.75" long x 3.25" x 1".

 
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Price: 156.00




Faceted Steel & Bone Corkscrew CS220
Faceted Steel & Bone Corkscrew CS220
Original, quality mid to late 19th century faceted steel corkscrew with the original turned bone handle. This super example has a variety of decorative patterns to the stem, a stop button to grip the cork and a hanging ring to the top. The bone grip has a split, is missing the stop end to one end and missing a brush to the other, otherwise all is complete and in good and working order.

6" long x 3.25" x 1".

 
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Price: 135.00




Steel Folding Pocket Corkscrew CS219
Steel Folding Pocket Corkscrew CS219
Original, quality late 19th century pocket steel corkscrew with a grooved wire helix that folds flat into the circular frame impressed with a decoration. An unusual example, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order.

Open 3.75" long.

Closed 2.25" x 1.75" x 0.25".

 
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Price: 56.00




Brass Corkscrew CS218
Brass Corkscrew CS218
Original, quality 1920's brass corkscrew with a brass ring handle to the top for the fingers. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

5.5" x 2.5" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 115.00




Fruitwood Handled Corkscrew CS217
Fruitwood Handled Corkscrew CS217
Original, quality 1920's decorated steel corkscrew with a shaped fruitwood grip with a ring to the top and the original brush fitted to one end. The steel stem has a variety of bands in the design, a four pointed cork gripper and a grooved wirework helix. All is complete and in good and working order.

5.5" including brush x 5" x 1".

 
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Price: 68.00




Chivas Whisky Corkscrew CS216
Chivas Whisky Corkscrew CS216
Original, quality 1920's wire work cork puller with an advert for Chivas Whisky impressed to the handle and the push-on safety cover. All is complete and in good and working order.

5.25" x 3.5" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 38.00




Walnut Handles Corkscrew CS215
Walnut Handles Corkscrew CS215
Original, quality 1920's shaped walnut-handled corkscrew with a shaped grip and a steel ring to the top. Complete and in good and working order.

4" long x 3.5" x 1".

 
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Price: 34.00




Steel Corkscrew with Mahogany Grip CS214
Steel Corkscrew with Mahogany Grip CS214
Original, quality late 19th century ribbed mahogany grip with a steel ring to the top and a hole to one end originally fitted with a brush, now missing, otherwise complete and in good and working order.

5.25" long x 3.75" x 1".

 
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Price: 36.00




Walnut Handled Corkscrew with Finger Grip CS213
Walnut Handled Corkscrew with Finger Grip CS213
Original, quality late 19th century shaped walnut-handled corkscrew with a steel finger grip ring and a cut steel helix. This handle was originally ebonised but now showing a good walnut grain. All is complete and in good and working order.

6" long x 3.5" x 1".

 
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Price: 89.00




Steel Corkscrew with Walnut Handle CS212
Steel Corkscrew with Walnut Handle CS212
Original, quality late 19th century steel corkscrew with a turned and ribbed walnut handle, a steel ring fitted and a hole to one end of the grip for the brush now missing, otherwise complete and in good and working order.

6" long x 3.5" x 1".

 
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Price: 45.00




Champagne Tap CS211
Champagne Tap CS211
Original, quality circa 1900, nickel plated champagne tap with a tap halfway down the stem and the removable spike fitted with a turned and ebonised handle to the top. These were inserted through the cork whilst still fitted to the bottle to enable small portions to be extracted for medicinal purposes. All is complete and in good and working order.

5.5" x 2.5" x 1".

 
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Price: 89.00




Lignum Vitae Corkscrew CS210
Lignum Vitae Corkscrew CS210
Original, quality late 19th century steel corkscrew with the original shaped grip turned in "lignum vitae", with an "hourglass" shaped stem, a ribbed button to grip the cork and a steel ring to the top. The wooden grip has a codd bottle opener to one end and the other would have retained a brush ( now missing ). All is complete and in good and working order.

5.25" tall.

Grip 4" x 7/8".

 
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Price: 89.00




Champagne Bottle Wire Cutters CS209
Champagne Bottle Wire Cutters CS209
Original, quality late 19th century wrought iron champagne bottle wire cutters with the original bristles to the brush and stamped to the hinge "C.J" within a flag logo and "Johnson". Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

7" x 1.5" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 89.00




Codd Bottle Opener and Corkscrew CS205
Codd Bottle Opener and Corkscrew CS205
Original, quality steel corkscrew circa 1900, with a turned light coloured wooden Codd bottle opener. The corkscrew is for corked bottles and the wooden device is for releasing the pressure on the 'Codd' patent lemonade bottles with marbles in.

5.25" x 4.5" x 1.5" diam wooden end.

 
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Price: 115.00




Brass Corkscrew CS201
Brass Corkscrew CS201
Original, quality 1920's brass corkscrew with an oval shaped finger grip, tapered shoulders and a steel helix. An unusual example. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

5.75" x 2.5" widest.

 
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Price: 115.00




Yankee No 2 Corkpuller CS196
Yankee No 2 Corkpuller CS196
Original, quality "Yankee No 2" bar corkscrew with a table / shelf mounting clamp with screw adjustment. This good cast iron example was patented by R. B Gilchrist in 1907 and manufactured by The Arcade manufacturing Co USA. All is in super condition, very simple to use and complete and in good and working order.

12" x 5" x 4".

 
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Price: 230.00




Cast Iron Safety Bar Corkpuller CS195
Cast Iron Safety Bar Corkpuller CS195
Original, quality embossed cast iron counter / bar mounted cork puller with a plate with three countersunk screw holes for mounting, a pair of bottle grips and a cranking handle with a single action of screwing the corkpuller into the cork and pulling the cork from the neck of the bottle and the second action again, but this time ejecting the cork from the corkscrew. This very decorative and very effective corkpuller is embossed with much detail "Original Safety", "Made in England" and with the registration number for the year 1909. The original chrome plating is in super order and all has been fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order.

9.5" tall x 12" wide including handle.

7.5" front to back including bottle grip and knob of handle.

 
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Price: 200.00




Rotary Eclipse Bar Corkpuller CS189
Rotary Eclipse Bar Corkpuller CS189
Original, quality, cast brass 'Rotary Eclipse' bar corkpuller, circa 1900 / 1920's, undoubtedly the finest of the bar corkpullers ever manufactured. One wind of the handle, clockwise, will turn the screw into the cork and another turn, anti-clockwise, will draw the cork from the bottle with no effort. The circular base has four countersunk screw holes for mounting to the bar and the cranked side handle has a cylindrical ebony grip. The base also has the remains of the manufacturer's plaque detailing "The Patent Eclipse". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. We rarely find these today and this example, fully overhauled, is complete and in good and working order.

Base 4.5" diam.

Total 16" tall x 7.5" wide including handle.

13" front to back.

 
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Price: 850.00




Silver Plated Wine Funnel F15
Silver Plated Wine Funnel F15
Original, quality, early to mid 19th century, silver plated on copper, two piece wine funnel. The top has a rope twist decoration to the rim and finger grip and the spout has a curve and three ribs. Some rubbing to the plating showing the copper bleeding through, otherwise complete and in good and working order.

3.75" widest x 5.5" total length.

 
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Price: 65.00




Lignum Vitae Codd Bottle Opener T22
Lignum Vitae Codd Bottle Opener T22
Original, quality 1920's, codd bottle opener turned in lignum vitae, with the original rubber mount. These were used to depress the marble seal in the patent 'Codd' lemonade bottles thus allowing the gas to escape and the marble to fall back enabling the lemonade to be poured. Complete and in good and working order.

1.75" diameter x 1" tall.

 
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Price: 45.00


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