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Corkscrews: A Collectors Guide Frank Ellis

Corkscrews: A Collectors Guide

Frank Ellis

Published August 1st 2009
ISBN : 9781847971135
Hardcover
240 pages
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Although most of us have a corkscrew in the kitchen, we remain largely unaware of the many different types and designs of corkscrews that have been developed over the last three hundred years.Since the 18th century, inventors have devisedMoreAlthough most of us have a corkscrew in the kitchen, we remain largely unaware of the many different types and designs of corkscrews that have been developed over the last three hundred years. Since the 18th century, inventors have devised increasingly ingenious methods of removing corks from bottles of wine, beer, champagne, perfume, and medicine, using the laws of physics, the skills of mechanical engineering, the science of new materials, and the artistic aspects of design.