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Ellis Collection - Twigg’s 1867 Patent with Top Lock

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Listing Format: Auction
Current price : (GBP) £1,200.00
(USD) $1,490.87
Starting bid: (GBP) £1,200.00
(USD) $1,490.87
# of bids: 1
Closes: Auction is closed
Location: Luton, Beds
Started: 1/26/2013 EDT
Ended: 2/3/2013 1:00:00 PM EDT
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Twigg’s 1867 Patent with Top Lock


Elegant version of George Twigg’s 1867 British Patent with a steel frame with some remains of a bronzed finish, a lovely dark wood handle with brush, and the top lock catch piece.  The frame is marked “G Twigg’s Patent” on both sides,  The bottom part of the frame is lined inside with leather.


See  Ellis & Ellis – Corkscrews page 142 and Wallis – British Corkscrew Patents page 51.


Condition – Very good , most of the bronzed finish has gone, handle has a few small marks, worm is intact.

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