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Corkscrew

Period:
20th Century
Description:

This corkscrew was manufactured by Heeley and Sons Limited, 1900 - 1910.

 

The original British Patent No. 6006 was granted to Neville Smith Heeley, Birmingham, England, on 23 April 1888.

 

This corkscrew was manufactured in both copper paint and nickel plated models well into the 20th century. It is finished with enamel and gilt, is of levering construction, and has a central twisting mechanism with a levered shoulder on either side.

Materials/Media:
metal, iron
Dimensions:
length 165mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1978.151.2
Digital Number:
DMDM038n
Creation Date:
1900 - 1910
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council