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Frank Ellis Collection Mabson Patent Corkscrew marked Mabson

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Listing Format: Auction
Current price : (GBP) £550.00
(USD) $733.33  ( Reserve met )
Starting bid: (GBP) £300.00
(USD) $400.00
# of bids: 5
Closes: Auction is closed
Location: Luton, Beds
Started: 10/29/2011 EDT
Ended: 11/12/2011 1:02:00 PM EDT
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Mabson's Patent Corkscrew marked Mabson

Rare example of John Mabson's 1869 British Patent marked "Mabson's Patent, Sole Makers, James Heeley & Sons". It has a bronze barrel, brass inner spiral and plain varnished wood handle with brush. The button inside the barrel has no cut-outs or springs, and is just a round button. 

See Wallis – British Corkscrew Patents – page 62.


Condition – very good – barrel has a nice patina with some dark marks on it, worm is intact.

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