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Ellis Collection - 4 Pillar King’s Screw, Wide Rack

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Listing Format: Auction
Current price : (GBP) £2,069.40
(USD) $2,571.00
Starting bid: (GBP) £400.00
(USD) $496.96
# of bids: 29
Closes: Auction is closed
Location: Luton, Beds
Started: 4/15/2016 EDT
Ended: 4/24/2016 3:45:46 PM EDT
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Ellis Collection - 4 Pillar King’s Screw, Wide Rack


Lovely classic old design steel 4 pillar King’s Screw with slim pillars, octagonal top with a shallow curved dome and a wide rack.  The top handle is turned bone with decorative lines, a brush at one end and a hanging ring. .  The side handle is steel with a decorative line and baluster design.


See Giulian – Corkscrews of 18th C – pages 186-188, Peters - Mechanical Corkscrews – page 222


Condition – Very good for its age, lovely dark patina steel, some scratches and pitting, some rust on rack.  Bone handle has a large crack underneath, small cracks at the top near the hanging ring and a small part missing underneath the brush, and ingrained dirt marks. Mechanism works OK, wire worm is intact. 

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