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PATENT OF CORKSCREW (1898): 2xPrints

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The first patented corkscrew in England was by Samuel Henshaw in 1795. However, earlier designs of a corkscrew was based on a tool called a gun worm, used to remove an unfired bullet from a musket's barrel. Since many manufacturers in the 19th century made gun worms, they also made corkscrews..

 

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