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Screwpull : Creation & History of a High-Tech Corkscrew

Minzenmayer, Donald

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ISBN 10: 0764344218 / ISBN 13: 9780764344213
Published by Schiffer Pub
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Title: Screwpull : Creation & History of a ...

Publisher: Schiffer Pub

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:BRAND NEW

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This is the story of the development and realization of one of the best devices in the world for removing a cork from a wine bottle, the Screwpull, and its inventor, Herbert Allen. Alongside hundreds of examples of experimental prototypes, patent drawings, and many production models, the story unfolds to reveal Allen's conceptualization of how the Screwpull should work and how imitation knockoffs affected his market.

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Donald Minzenmayer has been collecting corkscrews and ring bits for 40 years. He is a member of the International Correspondence of Corkscrew Addicts and is also the author of The Ring Bit.

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