Large example of the 1851 GOODYEAR PATENT corkscrew. Unmarked, as they usually are, this one is over three inches when closed.
This corkscrew features a simple ribbed design. Mechanism is working properly and the corkscrew worm has a sharp point.
Closed it measures 3 1/4" in length. Open, the worm is 2 1/2" long. ...click for details
Circa 1900 ivory handled (boar's tusk) corkscrew with decorative sterling mounts on each end. Corkscrew handle measures 5 3/4"" from end to end. The worm measures 3 3/8" from the tip to the bottom of the handle. The tip is sharp.
One of the smallest folding bow shape corkscrews I have every seen - 1 1/4" x 5/8" dating from the turn of the century. The worm is sharp and is the full expected length. This corkscrew would have been used for medicine or perfume bottles at a time when liquids were corked.
An unsigned bronze corkscrew attributed to Hagenauer in the form of a monkey. I have had this same corkscrew in the past and it was signed Hagenauer. This one has no marks.
Stands 2 1/8" high and measures 4" wide to the tip of the corkscrew.
Antique ivory handled corkscrew with elaborate sterling decorative caps on each end and and sterling in the center. Corkscrew handle measures 5 1/2" from end to end. The worm measures 3 3/4" from the tip to the bottom of the handle.
Rare and out of print catalog of an ED WIENER Retrospective Exhibition from 1988. The catalog is 72 pages and measures 9 1/2" x 7 1/2." 49 of the pages are large photographs of his jewelry and about half are in color.
The contents of the catalog includes Early Works, Early Hammering, The Abacus and the Mobile, Wax Experiments, ...click for details
19th Century STAG HORN CORKSCREW with one end carved as a wild boar's head with glass eyes. Stag Horn Handle measures 7 1/2 inches. Nice carving. The diamond shape pattern shank/worm is 4 3/4" long with a sharp tip. Great condition - no chips or breaks.