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G. Korns 183 patent with fork like extractor with two pins

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Current price : (EUR) €688.60
(USD) $791.49
Starting bid: (EUR) €600.00
(USD) $689.66
# of bids: 3
Closes: Auction is closed
Location: Horn, Limburg
Started: 1/24/2015 EDT
Ended: 2/1/2015 1:13:49 PM EDT
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 This is figure 165. A rare pocketknife with ivory scales in the shape of a champagne bottle combined with a wire cutter and Korn’s cork turner, a fork like extractor with two pins. The longer pin is inserted between the cork and the inside of the neck of the bottle and afterwards the shorter pin is penetrated into the center of the cork. Turning with a slight pull does withdrawing. U. S. patent No. 283,900, August 28, 1883. The American patent design shows exactly the same bottle-shaped pocketknife combined with a retractable blade with a two pins cork turner. George W. Korn of New York obtained earlier in Germany patent No. 21,125 July 11, 1882 and in France patent No. 150,540, August 8, 1882. In Germany I. Fischer already obtained in 1880 a patent No. 10,982 for a similar cork turner. Marked on the cork turner  KORN’S  PATENT in oblong. The tang of one of the two blades is marked  HENRY  SEARS & SON, 1865. The wire cutter is marked  REGISTERED.



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crack in handle and the locking device is bent, (see detail pictures) but good working

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