The Virtual Corkscrew Museum's Daily Newspaper
Wednesday, October 22, 2003
Grand Rapids, Michigan - On this date in 1929 Frank A. Topping was issued United States Design Patent Number 79,687 for his "Design for a Combined Cork Puller and Bottle Opener."
The patent was assinged to John M. Sweeney of Grand Rapids.
Production models are marked "Unis Mfg. Grand Rapids, Mich., Pat. Pend.
Wirtz, Virginia - We are pleased to announce that in late October we will be auctioning online a collector's collection of approximately 700 corkscrews. If you would like to be notified when the auction begins, please send your name and email address via email.
When the auction is ready, an announcement will appear in The Daily Screw.
©2003 Don Bull, Editor