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The Famous Read's Coaxer!!! Very, very, very rare!

Listing # 7176
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Listing Format: Auction
Current price : $35,555.00  ( Reserve met )
Starting bid: $15,000.00
# of bids: 39
Closes: Auction is closed
Location: Wirtz, VA
Started: 4/7/2012 EDT
Ended: 4/21/2012 2:41:36 PM EDT
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DESCRIPTION

 Extremely rare corkscrew – the famous Read’s Coaxer. Marked READ’S COAXER 4 PARLIAMENT ST. Wood handle mounted on brass. Ivory plaque with crest inlaid in handle. Thomas Read was a cutler in Dublin in the 18th century. c.1790.

 This famous corkscrew was acquired by the late Ted Weinberg from Leon Stark after his death. Ted was Leon’s doctor.

 See Watney & Babbidge page 43, Giulian page 144, and Bull page 192.

 

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