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Ellis Collection - 2 Pillar Coney Patent 1854 Hidden Clutch

Listing # 24688
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Listing Format: Auction
Current price : (GBP) £520.00
(USD) $693.33
Starting bid: (GBP) £650.00
(USD) $866.67
# of bids: 1
Closes: Auction is closed
Location: Luton, Beds
Started: 4/12/2019 EDT
Ended: 4/23/2019 1:04:56 PM EDT
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DESCRIPTION

 Ellis Collection - 2 Pillar Coney Patent 1854 Hidden Clutch

 

Classic English two pillar steel frame corkscrew with an enclosed Coney Patent clutch mechanism.  The shaft has a wide right hand thread. 
The handle is turned bone with an end cap, but missing its brush. 
This is an unmarked example of the 1854 British Patent of John Coney, Birmingham.  21.5 cms

See Ellis – Corkscrews – page 146, Wallis – British Corkscrew Patents – page 31, Peters - Mechanical Corkscrews – page 119.
 

  

CONDITION

Condition – Very good, nice dark patina steel, some rust and pitting, bone handle has dark ingrained dirt marks and a crack on each side, brush is missing, worm is missing its very end tip.  Mechanism works OK.

 

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