Last Updated on 10/22/2004 by bidz

Well, that’s just screwed…

Collectible corkscrews costly – Staten Island Advance
Thursday, October 21, 2004

“Look for unique design, materials, and the signature of a known designer .

Sometimes corkscrews can be more vintage than the wine they uncork. Would you believe some are even signed?
A 1950s, signed corkscrew with bottle opener, recently sold at a Treadway/Toomey auction in Oak Park, Ill., for $275. When corkscrews from the 19th century turn up at auctions the price can be as much as a thousand dollars.”

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