Lot 36 , A Lunds Patent double helix ratchet corkscrew, 19th century, 18cm, closed
A Lunds Patent double helix ratchet corkscrew, 19th century, with ratchet action, the bottle grip stamped Lunds Patent Cornhill, London, the brass with label Lund's Patent-57- Cornhill, the bone handle with detachable brush, n 18cm, closed
Handle with old stains, splits and cracks. Brush is a later replacement. Suspension ring is later. Some fine scattered dents to the main barrel.
Grips all look original and undamaged but with loss to some of the painted finish.
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Sold for £1,500