Figural Corkscrews

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Schiffer Publishing, Limited, 2009 - Antiques & Collectibles - 288 pages
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Don Bull's series of books on corkscrews has won world-wide acclaim, and this book offers even more about the wide range of figural corkscrews. Find corkscrews from an aviary, an aquarium, an armory, a museum, a tool shed, a zoo, and much more in over 900 splendid photographs in twenty chapters. Everything from airplane to zebras is detailed with value ranges. The "museum" alone offers the reader a fascinating visit to the world of corkscrew barrels, jugs, bells, bottles, faucets, insects, keys, pipes, and more. Corkscrew designs by Alessi, Colombo, Gemelli, Gladman, Pal-Bell, Syroco, and others showcase some fascinating pieces. Special corkscrews related to Christopher Columbus, Queen Elizabeth II, and New York City will intrigue the specialists. The final chapter, the Zoo, is filled with camels, elephants, giraffes, lions, tigers, and monkeys. Right Kincaid of the International Correspondence of Corkscrew Addicts previewed the book and wrote I guarantee that once you open the cover, you will not stop until you have looked through the entire array of figural corkscrews.

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