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Smythe 1938 US Design Pat. HOOTCH OWL CS-wire helix

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Current price : $1,995.00  ( Reserve met )
Starting bid: $450.00
# of bids: 7
Closes: Auction is closed
Location: Williamsburg, va
Started: 11/3/2017 EDT
Ended: 11/12/2017 2:06:35 PM EDT
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Click on a picture to enlarge or download file. Smythe 1938 US Design Pat. HOOTCH OWL CS-wire helix Smythe 1938 US Design Pat. HOOTCH OWL CS-wire helix Smythe 1938 US Design Pat. HOOTCH OWL CS-wire helix Smythe 1938 US Design Pat. HOOTCH OWL CS-wire helix

 Add this highly popular and most wanted HOOTCH OWL by R. Symthe--1938 U.S. design patent to watch over your collection ......

Screwcode* LDr061: Brass double lever Hootch owl w/wire helix (rarer of 2 versions vs center cut worm), marked "Hootch Owl" on both front and back sides and note on "front" side, the owl's eyes are open whereas they appear closed on the reverse side--what does that suggest?. Also the double levers serve as a nut cracker and a cap lifter too. Hanging loop at top of corkscrew and overall length is 6". Satis. guaranteed.

Operation: Screwing in by turning the whole corkscrew; pulling out by pressing down the wings (levers).

Please check D. Bull's FIGURAL CORKSCREWS Book for more details--page 54.

Also please check this auction's "past sales" section for "Hootch Owl" corkscrew sales.

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 fine to very fine condition with full wire helix and sharp tip.

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