A Dowler Patent Kings Corkscrew c1850

£175.00

Product Code:23062108

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Description

Heading : Bone handled King’s
Date : c1850
Period : Victoria
Origin : England

Decoration : Dowler patent badge
Size :  Length closed 20.2cm Worm length 6cm
Condition : Brush missing and a small crack to handle. Still fully functional. this has been tested
Restoration : None
Weight : 395 grams

 

Based on the original Thomason patent corkscrew. the King’s type has a rack and pinion mechanism rather than a secondary screw.  This example has a steel turning handle and full length steel worm. A very usable wine antique.

When Thomasons patent expired a number of manufacturers took up his designs and manufactured corkscrews under their own name.

Additional information

Weight500 g

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