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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


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


Heeleys A1 Corkscrew CS194



Steel Folding Bow with Corkscrew CS193
Steel Folding Bow with Corkscrew CS193
Original, quality late 19th century folding bow toolset in steel with five tools 'namely' a corkscrew, button hook ,girnlet, screwdriver and a leather hole awl. These folding bows are not easy to find these days and this one is more unusual with an eye for a belt or pocket clip. Cleaned and waxed and complete and in good and working order. 3" tall x 2.25" wide.  
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Price: 156.00


Continuous Action Corkscrew CS192
Original, quality late 19th century patent continuous action steel corkscrew of a similar principle to the "Challenge Patent". Scuffs to the nickel plating but otherwise complete and in good and working order. 5.75" long x 2.75" wide. 
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Price: 65.00


Continuous Action Corkscrew CS192



The Challenge Corkscrew CS191
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


Brass Wingnut Corkscrew CS190
Original, quality 1920's cast brass corkscrew with a shaped wingnut turn screw to the top. This super example is a longer version of a more common corkscrew manufactured by Farrow and Jackson. This example is not marked with any manufacturer's details but is in superb condition with a good smooth action. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. Total 8" long, 2.75" wingnut and steel helix 3".  
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Price: 156.00


Brass Wingnut Corkscrew CS190



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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