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Charles Puddefoot 1892 patent for the addition of a cap lifter to the neckstand in the Davis 1891 patent. Produced by the Detroit Corkscrew Company. Top one is marked THE DETROIT PAT'D JULY 10 94 on the neckstand and STERLING on the handle with trademark of Meriden Sterling Co. (1896-1904). The bottom one has neckstand marked "DAVIS IMPROVED" PAT'D JULY 14-91, FURTHER PATS PND'G and with advertising on the backside of the neckstand: "Compliments of Charles Staebler, 257 Beaubien St., Detroit, Mich."

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