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Ellis Collection - Twigg’s 1867 Patent with Top Lock

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Listing Format: Auction
Current price : (GBP) £789.12
(USD) $980.40
Starting bid: (GBP) £750.00
(USD) $931.79
# of bids: 2
Closes: Auction is closed
Location: Luton, Beds
Started: 4/16/2021 EDT
Ended: 4/25/2021 3:17:00 PM EDT
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Ellis Collection - Twigg's 1867 Patent with Top Lock

Elegant version of George Twigg’s 1867 British Patent with an unusual lovely patina bronze frame, a dark wood handle with brush, and a top lock catch piece. 
The frame is marked “G Twigg’s Patent” on both sides.
The bottom part of the frame is lined inside with leather. 
21.5 cms

See Ellis – Corkscrews - page 142, Wallis – British Corkscrew Patents - page 51, Peters - Mechanical Corkscrews – page 146, Bull, Paradi, Giulian – World-Class Corkscrews – page 193



Condition – Very good, some dark marks on the bronze frame and a small casting fault on the top on one side.  Handle has a few small marks, slight rust on shaft and worm, worm is intact.  Mechanism works OK.

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