Corkscrews

Corkscrews have been needed since the first bottle was sealed with a cork, probably in the seventeenth century. Though the individual inventor is unknown, corkscrews were inspired by a tool called the gun worm and were made by blacksmiths in the 17th century. Today collectors search for the early, unusual patented examples or the figural corkscrews of recent years.

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Pattern or Item
Brass Sailboat Handle
Category
Description
Hanging Loop, England, 1930-40s, 5 3/4 x 2 1/8 In.
Year Priced
2009