Tag Archives: Corkscrew

Gavels 'n' Paddles: English Thomason corkscrew, $23,244, CollectorCorkscrews.com

Gavels 'n' Paddles: English Thomason corkscrew, $23,244, CollectorCorkscrews.com

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An English “manufactured” Thomason mechanical corkscrew, with fine handcrafted “Japanning” decoration, sold for $23,244 in an online-only auction held in November by CollectorCorkscrews.com. Also, a circa 1750 French steel fixed bow corkscrew with openwork decoration of the heart-shaped handle hit $13,538; a near-mint Sperry […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: French 18th century corkscrew, $17,000, CollectorCorkscrews.com

Gavels 'n' Paddles: French 18th century corkscrew, $17,000, CollectorCorkscrews.com

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An 18th century French sheathed corkscrew dating to the Louis XVI period sold for $17,000 in an international online auction held in April by CollectorCorkscrews.com. Also, an 18th century French sheathed fish handle corkscrew finished at $4,300; an 18th century silver combination corkscrew and […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: English Thomason corkscrew, $21,900, CollectorCorkscrews.com

Gavels 'n' Paddles: English Thomason corkscrew, $21,900, CollectorCorkscrews.com

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 20th century Thomason corkscrew with a brass handle shaped like a serpent, one of a few known, sold for $21,900 in an online auction held Nov. 3-12 by CollectorCorkscrews.com. Also, a 19th century American corkscrew marked by Tiffany, with a lion, snake and […]

What's Selling on eBay: August 2017

What's Selling on eBay: August 2017

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $3,377 (28 bids, 10 bidders): Unusual Antique Corkscrew. This is an antique corkscrew that looks quite unusual to me, though I am no expert. It has no name on it. It has a wooden handle, and the rest of it is steel. The side arms almost look like a […]

CollectorCorkscrews.com Auction Highlights the Beauty & Functionality of Corkscrews

What makes collectors compete hard for a corkscrew which ends up selling for thousands of dollars? There’s no one answer. In a recent www.CollectorCorkscrews.com auction, very different styles of corkscrew excited collectors and attracted high bids. One type is the classical English mechanical corkscrews of the 19th Century. These are the cornerstone of most good […]