Have Trunk Will Travel…

One of the corkscrews that was long on my wishlist was the Anton Trunk patent.  And, I added it to the collection a couple of years ago, and it made my best 6 of the year.

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Anton Trunk Patent

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It is a pretty awesome corkscrew, and one of my faves.

This afternoon, a seller on eBay listed an example of the Trunk patent with a whopping buy it now of 45 dollars.

No, I wasn’t the one to get it, but wow, was that a deal!

 

Now, from the description, it seems like the worm is loose, and it does look that there may be a crack that is contributing to that looseness, and the worm looks to be short, but still, this is a very rare thing that was gotten for a steal.

Congrats to whomever clicked first!

On another corkscrew note, the Frary that was mentioned the other day arrived, and it will soon be added to the Frary page!

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For those wondering, the worm is actually a little off center.  It was drilled incorrectly in manufacturing.  It isn’t an optical illusion.   A welcome addition to the Frary collection!

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