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5 Haff Patent Variants

Listing # 3759
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Listing Format: Auction
Current price : $220.99
Starting bid: $100.00
# of bids: 11
Closes: Auction is closed
Location: North Hills, CA
Started: 4/9/2010 12:01:00 AM EDT
Ended: 4/25/2010 4:58:00 PM EDT
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DESCRIPTION

5 Haff Patent Variants

 

Two patents were issued to Edward Haff of New York for a method of securing handles to corkscrews.  Though technically not corkscrew patents, they are considered as such  nonetheless.  The patents were issued on April 14 and May 5, 1885.  This lot consists of 5 variations, two of which are fairly rare–the one on the left with the button, and particularly the second from the left with the cutter blade.

 

From left to right in the photo, the three with the metal bands bear the patent dates.  The other two are unmarked, though are the Haff patents.

 

I consider these examples to be in fair to excellent condition.  The piece with the cutter blade is in particularly excellent condition showing little use or wear.

 

See photo and O’Leary, pages 70-71 and Bull, pages 14 and 17

 

 

Please ask any questions before bidding at wirehelix@yahoo.com.

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All Buyers---Please DO NOT PAY until you have received your invoice. 

U.S. Buyers----Shipping costs.  Buyers to pay postage, Delivery Confirmation and insurance (if desired).  Shipping will be by Flat Rate Priority box unless requested otherwise. Flat Rates vary from $4.95 to $14.50 depending on size of box required.  If you need insurance cost estimate, just let me know.  Registered Mail is also available for an additional cost for more valuable item.

International Buyers---Please DO NOT PAY until you have received your invoice.  Shipping costs---please inquire since international shipping costs vary widely depending on destination, weight, size of box and value.  I will do my best to provide as accurate an estimate as possible prior to actual shipment. 

  Buyers: Please do not pay until you have received my invoice.  It will be emailed as quickly as possible after the auction.

 

Please email any questions before bidding at wirehelix@yahoo.com

 

 

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