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Ellis Collection Rare A1 Heeley Double Lever Advertising

Listing # 16672
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Listing Format: Auction
Current price : (GBP) £110.00
(USD) $140.59
Starting bid: (GBP) £200.00
(USD) $255.62
# of bids: 1
Closes: Auction is closed
Location: Luton, Beds
Started: 4/17/2015 EDT
Ended: 4/27/2015 7:36:26 PM EDT
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DESCRIPTION

Rare A1 Heeley Double Lever Advertising Corkscrew

Rare advertising version of the classic A1 Heeley Double Lever. 
It is marked on both sides “A1 Patent” on one arm and J.H.S B” on the other arm for James Heeley & Sons Birmingham. 
This is the 1888 British Patent of Neville Heeley, trading as James Heeley & Sons, Birmingham. 
The corkscrew has a slightly different shape thicker top handle which is marked “Invercauld Scotch” on one side and “Quorn Liqueur Scotch” on the other side.  It is also marked “Ind Coope & Co Ltd” on the side of one lever arm and “Burton-on-Trent” on the other arm, for the famous brewing company.  The frame is marked “Brigadier Irish” on one side and “TWA Brithers Scotch” on the other side.

See Ellis - Corkscrews – page 116, Wallis – British Corkscrew Patents – page 108

 

CONDITION

 

Condition – Very good, only a few traces of the original bronzing remain, marks and scratches on steel, worm is intact, mechanism work OK.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

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Seller would appreciate if items over 500 pounds value could be paid by Bank Transfer and not Paypal.  This is due to major problems experienced previously with Paypal, plus their very high fees.  Bank details will be sent on request.



 

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