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Dickson 1870 U.S. Pat. CS w/ double rachet mechanism

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Listing Format: Auction
Current price : $1,050.00  ( Reserve met )
Starting bid: $500.00
# of bids: 6
Closes: Auction is closed
Location: Williamsburg, va
Started: 4/15/2016 EDT
Ended: 4/27/2016 10:25:21 AM EDT
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Click on a picture to enlarge or download file. Dickson 1870 U.S. Pat. CS w/ double rachet mechanism Dickson 1870 U.S. Pat. CS w/ double rachet mechanism Dickson 1870 U.S. Pat. CS w/ double rachet mechanism Dickson 1870 U.S. Pat. CS w/ double rachet mechanism

 For the advanced collector--exceedingly rare W. Dickson's 1870 Racket Mechanism corkscrew with wire breaker....

ScrewCode*MUm010: an early US Patent #106,036, Walter Dickson, 02 Aug. 1870, Nicket plated blind riveted cast steel handle with internal double ratchet mechanism, wire breaker and center point bladed worm. Markings: Pat Aug 2, 1870 on shaft.

Operation: Double ratchet mechanism allows insertion and removal of worm with continous grip and back and forth action. Push down for insertion - pull up for removing cork after withdrawing cork in normal straight pull fashion. Length is 6". Satis. guaranteed.  

Please check out details in Fred O'Leary's "U.S. Corkscrews-- a 1000 patented ways to open a bottle"--page 36 and this auction's  past sales section--"Dickson"


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Very good to fine condition--some  loss of plating on handle but after 140 years, it is still a very nice corkscrew.

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Shipping cost: $6.80 in the U.S. by priority mail and insurance is required to U.S. location- estimated insurance costs  $100-$200: $3.00, $200-$300:$4.00, $300-$400:$5.00, $400-$500: $6.00, $500+, $1.00 per $100 over $500. IF BIDDING FROM OUTSIDE OF U.S., please inquire as to U.S. First Class mail/shipping cost est.(postage & insurance) and declarations. If you purchase more than 1 item, shipments can be combined for shipping cost savings.

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