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Ellis Collection - Twigg's 1867 Patent with Top Lock

Listing # 17553
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Listing Format: Auction
Current price : (GBP) £450.00
(USD) $600.00
Starting bid: (GBP) £550.00
(USD) $733.33
# of bids: 1
Closes: Auction is closed
Location: Luton, Beds
Started: 10/30/2015 EDT
Ended: 11/11/2015 2:59:47 PM EDT
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DESCRIPTION

Ellis Collection - Twigg’s 1867 Patent with Top Lock

 

Elegant all steel version of George Twigg’s 1867 British and 1868 USA Patent with a top lock catch piece. 
The frame is marked on one side “Twigg’s Patent” and less clearly “England October 10th 1867” and on the other side “Twigg’s Patent” and less clearly “US America Jan 21st 1868”.  The frame has some remains of a bronzed finish and the button has a checked pattern on the underside.

 

See Ellis & Ellis – Corkscrews - page 142, Wallis – British Corkscrew Patents - page 51, Peters - Mechanical Corkscrews – page 146.

 

CONDITION

 

Condition – Very good, scratches and marks on frame, some remains of bronzed finish, mechanism works OK, worm is intact.

 

 


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