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Ellis Collection - Rare Garlick 1887 British Patent

Listing # 20602
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Listing Format: Auction
Current price : (GBP) £4,500.00
(USD) $6,000.00
Starting bid: (GBP) £5,000.00
(USD) $6,666.67
# of bids: 1
Closes: Auction is closed
Location: Luton, Beds
Started: 4/14/2017 EDT
Ended: 4/24/2017 3:45:37 PM EDT
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DESCRIPTION

Ellis Collection -   Rare Garlick 1887 British Patent

 

Rare unmarked example of John Stanley Garlick's 1887 British Patent with an asymmetric plain wooden handle with a Codd bottle marble pusher at one end and a raised bronze handle at the other end.  This was claimed to allow the cork to be drawn more rapidly due to increased leverage.   It also has a rare cork splitter cone on the steel shaft and a bladed worm. 
13.5 cm wide.

 

See Ellis - Corkscrews – page 181, Wallis – British Corkscrew patents – page 105, Peters - Mechanical Corkscrews – page 25.

CONDITION

 Condition – Very good, dents round marble pusher from use, a few marks on handle, good patina bronze handle, a few marks on steel, worm is intact.

 

 

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