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Robert Jones 1 corkscrew – The first British Registered Des.

Listing # 18366
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Listing Format: Auction
Current price : $1,650.00  ( Reserve met )
Starting bid: $250.00
# of bids: 12
Closes: Auction is closed
Location: Wirtz, VA
Started: 4/15/2016 EDT
Ended: 4/24/2016 5:04:26 PM EDT
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DESCRIPTION

Robert Jones 1 corkscrew – The first British Registered Design (1840)

The first British Registered Design (No. 423) for a corkscrew was issued to Robert Jones & Son, August 10, 1840. It is marked ROBERT JONES & SON MAKERS 105 CHEAPSIDE BIRMINGHAM REGISTERED No 423 8TH OCTR 1840. The spikes are shoved into the cork before turning in the worm. They secure the cork for removal by turning the worm in reverse. Marked V R with a crown in the middle.

This is a rare corkscrew from the collection of Don Minzenmayer.

The corkscrew is missing the brush as seen in the photo. Otherwise it is in excellent condition. Original spikes. Full worm. No cracks in handle.

Shipping by U.S Postal Service. U.S.A. $6.80.  Insurance or Registered mail is extra and at buyer’s risk if not purchased.

Outside USA. Actual mailing cost billed and it depends on buyer preferences. Priority Mail International can be insured (with limitations depending on country) and tracked but not registered. First Class International Priority Mail (maximum two pounds) can be registered. Insurance extra, based upon selling price. Buyer assumes full risk if insurance not purchased. Registered mail is the safest shipping method. Seller not responsible for loss due to postal services or customs mishandling, misplacing or seizure.

If you purchase more than one lot, I will combine in single shipment to save you postage.

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CONDITION

VThe corkscrew is missing the brush as seen in the photo.

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