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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


The Merritt Brass Bar Corkpuller CS197
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass Pub Counter Corkpuller. This superb example has a wrought iron adjustable clamp for mounting to a bar top, shelf or table. The main body is impressed "The Merritt" to the brass and the clamp and the pull up and down handle has an original turned "ebony" grip, which is standard but special. To operate, the ebony grip needs to start at the top. The first pull down will twist the helix into the cork, retract the handle and the cork will be extracted from the bottle. Follow the same action again and the cork will be ejected. A smooth operation, corks are pulled from the bottle easily without a fuss. The internal mechanism will need an occasional oil using the hole on the upper surface halfway up. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. A beautiful corkpuller in use. Total with handle down 16" x 12" x 3.5". Total with handle up 22.5" x 14" x 3.5". 
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Price: 560.00


The Merritt Brass Bar Corkpuller CS197



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: 350.00


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 and 7.5" front to back including bottle grip and knob of handle. 
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Price: 350.00


Cast Iron Safety Bar Corkpuller CS195



Heeleys A1 Corkscrew CS194
Heeleys A1 Corkscrew CS194
Original, quality late 19th century double lever corkscrew in the original bronzed finish. The butterfly grip is impressed "A1" and "Heeleys Double Lever". This model was patented in 1880 is one of the easiest action corkpullers to use my opinion. Fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order. 6.5" x 3" x 1.5". 
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Price: 165.00


The Challenge Corkscrew CS191
Original, quality 1920's nickel plated on steel patent corkscrew, marked "The Challenge". Complete and in good and working order. 6" long x 3" wide. 
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Price: 56.00


The Challenge Corkscrew CS191



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 and 13" front to back.  
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Price: 850.00


Farrow & Jackson Corkscrew CS188
Original, quality, circa 1900, steel ring grip corkscrew impressed "Farrow & Jackson London". Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. Total length 5" and 3" wide. 
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Price: 45.00


Farrow & Jackson Corkscrew CS188



Hercules Type Corkscrew CS186
Hercules Type Corkscrew CS186
Original, quality, circa 1900, cast corkscrew of the Hercules style but not marked as such. This example has the top spring to the neck and a stained beech handle. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. 6.5" x 3.5" x 1.25". 
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Price: 65.00


Antler Grip Corkscrew CS183
Original, quality late 19th century corkscrew with a nickel stem with a button beneath, a double wire helix and a good chunky antler horn handgrip. The top has a small steel ring and all has been cleaned and waxed and is complete and in good and working order. Handle 4" x 0.75" and length 6". 
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Price: 135.00


Antler Grip Corkscrew CS183



Lund Lever 2 piece Cork Puller CS181
Lund Lever 2 piece Cork Puller CS181
Original, quality late 19th century two piece patent cork puller in the original bronzed finish. This example is embossed "Lund Patentee 24 Fleet St and 57 Cornhill London" to the lever and "London Patent" to the corkscrew. All is complete and in good and working order. Lever 8.5" x 3" x 1.5" and corkscrew 4.25" x 2".  
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Price: 185.00


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: 85.00


Silver Plated Wine Funnel   F15



Lignum Vitae Codd Bottle Opener T27
Lignum Vitae Codd Bottle Opener T27
Original, quality 1920's, codd bottle opener turned in lignum vitae. 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. This example is impressed to the top "Brain and Hinchliffe and Sons Manchester" and all is complete and in good and working order. 1.5" diameter x 1.25" tall.  
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Price: 56.00


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: 56.00


Lignum Vitae Codd Bottle Opener T22

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