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Carrie mattson - I found something for you and Dustin's home bar :)

Antique Lund Lever Corkscrew

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American Figural Corkscrews - Throughout the 20th century a vast number of  figural corkscrews have been produced. These  quirky corkscrews turn up in all shapes & forms.

American Figural Corkscrews - Throughout the 20th century a vast number of figural corkscrews have been produced. These quirky corkscrews turn up in all shapes & forms.

1894 decorated ladies leg "The Detroit."  The latest addition to the collection.

1894 decorated ladies leg "The Detroit." The latest addition to the collection.

VINTAGE ANRI CARVED WALNUT WOOD SCOTTIE DOGS TERRIER CORK SCREW WINE OPENER

VINTAGE ANRI CARVED WALNUT WOOD SCOTTIE DOGS TERRIER CORK SCREW WINE OPENER

Bulldog corkscrew c1930, from Beth at Alfies Antique Market

Bulldog corkscrew c1930, from Beth at Alfies Antique Market

Spring Assisted Corkscrews have been around since the 19th century & the majority have their origins in Germany.    By incorporating a spring within the design it buffers the effort of pulling  power, making for easier extraction.

Spring Assisted Corkscrews have been around since the 19th century & the majority have their origins in Germany. By incorporating a spring within the design it buffers the effort of pulling power, making for easier extraction.

Direct pull corkscrews with Henshall buttons - In 1795 The Rev. Samuel Henshall from Oxford was the first to patent a Corkscrew. His idea was to incorporate a button between the shank & the worm. Its purpose was to compress and turn the cork once the worm was fully inserted, thus breaking any bond that might exist between cork and bottle. Henshall's improvement to the simple direct pull corkscrew was a winner. His design was produced well into the 20th century in a vast array of different…

Direct pull corkscrews with Henshall buttons - In 1795 The Rev. Samuel Henshall from Oxford was the first to patent a Corkscrew. His idea was to incorporate a button between the shank & the worm. Its purpose was to compress and turn the cork once the worm was fully inserted, thus breaking any bond that might exist between cork and bottle. Henshall's improvement to the simple direct pull corkscrew was a winner. His design was produced well into the 20th century in a vast array of different…

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