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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


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: 156.00


Codd Bottle Opener and Corkscrew CS205



M.G.Long and Co Corkscrew CS204
M.G.Long and Co Corkscrew CS204
Original, quality late 19th century walnut handled steel corkscrew with a grooved helix. The square wrought iron bar is impressed "H.G. Long & Co" and "Sheffield" and all is complete and in good and working order.

Grip 3.5" x 0.75.

Total 5".

 
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Price: 65.00


Pair of Drew and Son Travelling Corkscrew and Carriage Key CS203
Original, quality late 19th century pair of travelling or pocket corkscrew and carriage key referred to as "Roundlett" corkscrew and carriage key. These unusual examples have steel corkscrew and key within silver plated on brass grips, each one stamped for the manufacturer "Drew & Sons Piccadilly Circus" well known for top of the range luggage and travelling accessories. Complete and in good and working order.

Closed 3.25" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 300.00


Pair of Drew and Son Travelling Corkscrew and Carriage Key CS203



Carved Nut Corkscrew CS202
Carved Nut Corkscrew CS202
Original, quality late 19th century steel corkscrew with a carved nut for the handle fashioned to represent a grotesque face with glass eyes looking to one side. Complete and in good and working order.

5" x 2.75" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 230.00


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: 156.00


Brass Corkscrew CS201



A1 Brass Bar Corkpuller CS200
A1 Brass Bar Corkpuller CS200
Original, quality 1920's cast brass bar or table mounted cork puller. This super example has a cast iron clamp with a butterfly grip and a turned wooden handle to the brass cork puller. The brass body is stamped with the logo for the manufacturer "Gaskell & Chambers" and the end cap is embossed "A.1" for the model. To Use: Start with the wooden grip uppermost, hold bottle in circular recess, pull down handle and corkscrew will enter cork, pull the handle back all the way to the top and the cork will be extracted from the bottle and ejected from the corkscrew. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

Height above bar / shelf.

Handle down 6.5" tall x 3" x 12" front to back.

Handle up 10.5" tall x 3" x 14" front to back.

 
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Price: 400.00


Brass Handled Steel Corkscrew CS198
Original, quality 1920's steel corkscrew with a 'T' bar brass handle with hanging ring. A good style to the handle and complete and in good and working order.

3.5" x 2" plus ring.

 
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Price: 56.00


Brass Handled Steel Corkscrew CS198



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.

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


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


Rotary Eclipse Bar Corkpuller CS189



Farrow & Jackson Corkscrew CS188
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".

3" wide.

 
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Price: 45.00


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".

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".

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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