The Virtual Corkscrew Museum's Daily Newspaper
Friday, October 24, 2003
Jackson Heights, New York - On this date in 1950, George S. Iskyan received a patent for his "Combination Bar Utensil." It was assigned United States Patent Number 160,605
The hammer with rasp sheath for the worm is marked BAR GIZMO G. M. CO., L.I.C., N.Y. TRADEMARK - DESIGN 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