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Collecting Wine Antiques and Corkscrews.
From the 18th century numerous gadgets were invented for the new and extremely pleasant, social event of the after dinner cigars and drinks, either wine or port. These were useful, decorative, sometimes expensive and abound in quantities enough to satisfy the growing numbers of specialist collectors.
Anything remotely wine related is sought after, including, claret jugs, decanters, funnels, coasters, labels, wine tasters, wine coolers, monteiths, punch-bowls and of course the best of all, corkscrews! After all, wine is mighty hard to get too without one!
Ever since winemakers put corks in bottles, inventors have created ever more interesting ways to get them out. Corks in bottles now dates back more than 300 years. Up until 1900, over 300 corkscrew patents, previously known as 'bottlescrews' were issued in England alone. The first corkscrew was patented in England by the Reverend Samuel Henshall in 1795. In 1802, Sir Edward Thomason patented an improved model, his brass double action corkscrew, which remained in use for over 100 years.


Wine Antiques.


American Tobacco Cards
Robert Forbes
Terence R Mitchell
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Product details
Paperback: 464 pages
Publisher: KP Books (Sep 2000)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0930625234
ISBN-13: 978-0930625238
Dimensions: 10.7 x 8.6 x 0.8 inches


The Big Book of Cigarette Lighters: Id & Value Guide
James Flanagan
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Hardcover: 205 pages
Publisher: Collector Books (15 Jan 2005)
Language :English
ISBN-10: 1574324098
ISBN-13: 978-1574324099
Dimensions: 11.1 x 8.7 x 0.7 inches



Product details
Paperback: 256 pages
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing; Rev Ed edition (30 Jun 1998)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0764305964
ISBN-13: 978-0764305962
Dimensions: 9.8 x 7 x 0.6 inches


The Complete Guide to Collecting Antique Pipes
Ben Rapaport
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Written for the new collector, this guide considers items such as wine funnels, decorative corks, decanter labels, port tilters and champagne taps as well as 300-odd patented corkscrews. The guide identifies makers and gives advice on price ranges.


Miller's Corkscrews and Wine Antiques: A Collector's Guide - Christopher Sykes
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The Pipe Companion
David Wright
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The book details the origins, history, customs and practicalities of pipe smoking.



The Art of Wine
Babs Harrison
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Product details
Hardcover: 128 pages
Publisher: Running Press (15 Jan 2002)
Language; English
ISBN-10: 0762411066
ISBN-13: 978-0762411061
Dimensions: 11.6 x 11.5 x 0.6 inches



The corkscrew is a relative newcomer in the history of wine. The English discovered that cork (imported from Portugal) was a far healthier way of stopping bottles than earlier methods, and so the corkscrew was born. With over 500 color photographs presenting the full array of styles of corkscrews, their different techniques and materials, this book provides an informative look at a truly collectible item.



Collectible Corkscrews
Frederique Crestin-Billet
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Never before has there been a book focusing on the theme of tea as it relates to both the fine and decorative arts. With over 330 beautiful colour images, this book explores the history of tea with special attention to the impact its popularity has had on the development of porcelain, silver and other decorative objects used in serving tea.


Tea & Taste: The Visual Language of Tea
Tania M. Buckrell Pos
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The A.C.Hubbard Collection of Antique English Drinking-glasses and Bottles
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Product details
Hardcover: 120 pages
Publisher: Richard Dennis (20 Nov 2000)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0903685817
ISBN-13: 978-0903685818
Dimensions: 12.2 x 9.2 x 0.6 inches


Wine Labels: 1730-2003
A Worldwide History -
John Salter
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Silver wine labels made their appearance in the 1730s to identify the contents of unmarked opaque glass wine bottles. This book reflects the lively interest in wine labels of collectors in many countries. It explores the history of the development of not only the labels themselves, but also of the great collections. It examines in detail makers, places of manufacture and styles.




Table of Contents: Introduction, Notes for Readers, Red Bordeaux, White Bordeaux, Red Burgundy, White Burgundy, Rhône, Loire, Alsace, Mas de Daumas Gassac, Germany, Italy, Tokaji, Spain’s Unique Vega Sicilia, Two Portuguese Rarities, Chateau Musar, Champagne, Vintage Port, Madeira, California, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Appendices.


Michael Broadbent's Vintage Wine: 50 Years of Tasting Finest Wines - Broadbent
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Pays homage to the great bartenders of the past and the beverages they created, lost in time, but still grand and full of potential. If you have half the fun looking at this book and trying these recipes as the author did putting them together, a great party is sure to ensue.


Vintage Spirits and Forgotten Cocktails
T. Haigh
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Wine Cellars
by Tina Skinner
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Product details
Hardcover: 160 pages
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing (1 Jan 2004)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0764319655
ISBN-13: 978-0764319655
Dimensions: 11.7 x 9.1 x 0.9 inches


Farrow & Jackson (Wine & Spirit Merchants & General Engineers) - Farrow & Jackson
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Product details
Paperback: 187 pages
Publisher: Richard Dennis
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0903685582
ISBN-13: 978-0903685580
Dimensions: 9.3 x 6.9 x 0.5 inches



This celebration of the gentle art of pipe smoking begins with an enlivened history of tobacco and pipes and proceeds to survey kinds and styles of pipes, how they are made, how to choose them, and how to enjoy them fully. Includes a gallery of pipe-smokers, pipe accessories, and much more.


The Perfect Pipe: Celebration of the Gentle Art of Pipe Smoking - H. Paul Jeffers
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4 Star



Through the vineyards and cellars of the world, Thierry Desseauve learns about the history, production, character and diversity of good wine.



The Book of Wine
Thierry Dessauve
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