In August, I shared an advertisement from the Empire Forge Company that featured the Curley patent corkscrew.
This morning, in Frank Leslie’s Popular Monthly from January 1895
I found an advertisement from Empire Forge that features the Empire corkscrew marked EMPIRE, although it is a little hard to make out in the advertisement,
For the lofty price of thirty cents…
I have some extra change in my pocket, if you have an Empire (or Curley) Corkscrew with which you want to part.