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Mechanical Corkscrews


Double Lever Mechanical Corkscrew

tb-regulateur-miniRegulator Corkscrew

Description: Double lever with bell. Unlabelled
Manufacturer / Patent: Coville Moïse 1905
Possibly based on patent 123760 from Gilbert Masmaison dated July 1, 1878

Literature : Bidault p. 109, Bidault II p. 66, Olive p. 48, Peters p. 205, Screw-code : LDP310


tb-tyr-miniTyr Corkscrew

Description: Double lever
Two versions with pigtail bits and later a cutting drill bit
Label : Tyr BTE. S.G.D.G
Manufacturer / Patent: Vilain Frères 1929, Brevet 675, 979 from Mme Vve Paraf dated May 31 1929

Literature : Bidault p. 83, 296, Bidault II p. 219, Olive p. 227, Peters p. 202, Screw-code : LDP060


Mechanical Clamp Lever Corkscrew


Clamp Lever Corkscrew with Single Drill Bit

Description
Usage: the T-shaped corkscrew is inserted into the cork, then attached to the lever and extracted by closing the clamp arms

First Patent : William Lund et William Hipkins Angleterre 1855
Distribution : England, Germany, France
Mechanical Corkscrews


Extendable Mechanical Lever Corkscrews


tb-debouchtout-miniThe Unplug Everything Corkscrew

Cask guided by lug nuts on the extendable double arms
Cast handle version (first model) – Cutting drill bit
Label on both sides : «Débouchtout» BTE. S.G.D.G : label and model registered in France and abroad.
Manufacturer / Patent : Bart Jules 1929, Brevet 503,957, Additf 34535 dated November 18, 1927

Literature : Bidault p. 52, Bidault II p. 23, Kohler p. 37, L’Extracteur 3 p. 4, Peters p. 217, Screw-code : LCS102


tb-eclair-miniLightning / “Éclair” Corkscrew

Description:  Extendable – Four arms - Extensible à quatre bras – Cask with oblique incision – Right ring support
Pigtail bit, label : Eclair A.P

Manufacturer / Patent: Boileau Amédée 1930

Literature : Bidault p. 72, 76, Bidault II p. 38, L’Extracteur 32 p. 16, Screw-code : LCZ350


tb-extracto-miniExtracto Corkscrew

Description: Extendable – Two arms
Cask guided by lug nuts on the extendable arms + oblique incision with two bottle-openers. Steel tip – Pigtail bit. Extracto label on both sides.
Manufacturer / Patent: Thonon Georges et Frères

Literature : L’Extracteur 32 p. 23, Screw-code : LCS031


Mechanical Corkscrew with Hoist and Pullies


tb-palan-miniMechanical Corkscrew with Hoist and Pullies

Description
Usage : the lug is aided by a string that runs through the pulleys on the inside of the corkscrew.

First Patent: Aimé Ceppé France 1968
Exclusively distributed in France


Mechanical Corkscrew with Rack and Pinion


tb-cremaillere-miniRack and Pinion Corkscrew

Description
Central rack and pinion corkscrew - unlabelled
Manufacturer / Patent: Perille Jacques - Period 1875-1903

Literature : Bidault p. 235, Bidault II p. 168, Peters p. 226, Screw-code : Mrf090

 


Simple Lever Corkscrew


tb-ajoux-mini Ajoux Universel

Description: Simple pouch lever with bottle-openers
Label : L’UNIVERSEL « L’Ajoux » BTE. S.G.D.G
Manufacturer / Patent: Roux Georges 1929 - Patent 142,288 dated April 25, 1919

Literature : Bidault p. 258, Bidault II p. 189, Screw-code : Lwi501

 


tb-express-miniL'Express

Description:  Extendable with three arms
Lug with oblique incision. – Two bottle _ openers – Pigtail bit
Registered Label : L’express - Manufacturer / Patent: Manufacturer unknown

Literature : L’Extracteur 32 p. 13, L’Extracteur 36 p. 37, Screw-code : LCE012

 


Mechanical Bell Corkscrews (without thread)


tb-spirale-miniRotatory corkscrew with bell and spiral thread

Usage : the spring is compressed while it comes into contact with the bottleneck. The trigger extracts the cork a few millimetres. As the cork no longer sticks to the glass, the bit can no longer grip and the cork must be extracted in the same way as for a simple extraction corkscrew

Critique : technically inappropriate, but due to the variety of models, this corksrew can be the object of an entire
First patent : Emil Dunish and Wilhelm Schöler, Germany 1883
Distribution : Germany, France


tb-arc-en-ciel-miniRigid Structure / Rainbow Corkscrew

Description:  
Disadvantage : great resistance due to friction on the bottleneck ; double risk of chipping the edges

First Patent : Achille Genod and Wilhelm Günther France 1897
International distribution


Mechanical Corkscrew with 'female' thread in the handle


tb-bague-miniCorkscrew with tilted ring - Ring

Description: First version – Label on ring: BAGUE J-P
Manufacturer / Patent : Perille Jacques 1880-1890

Literature : Bidault p. 235, Bidault II p. 17, Peters p. 150
Screw-code : Msf081


tb-cyclope-miniCorkscrew with tilted ring - Cyclope

Description: Marqué sur la bague : Cyclope J-P
Fabricant / Brevet
Les fils de J. Perille, Creuse Georges-Pierre 1929/30

Literature : Bidault p. 245, Bidault II p. 180, Peters p. 153
Screw-code : Msf320


Corkscrews with Bell and 'Female' Thread


tb-phenix-miniCorkscrew with bell and female thread - Le phénix

Description
Label : Le phénix A.G brevet S.G.D.G Paris
Manufacturer / Patent: Guichard Armand 1889 - Patent 195,292 dated February 27, 1889

Literature : Bidault p. 155, Bidault II p. 107, Olive p. 107, eters p. 118
Screw-code : MWL100


tb-express-mini‘The Express’ Corkscrew

Bar Corkscrew - Label : The Express E. Coaney & Co. Dale and Birmingham
Manufacturer / Patent  - Erie Specialty Co. USA, American Patent 557,734 de E. Walker dated April 7, 1896

Literature : Meadows p. 122
Screw-code : Bei111


tb-express-smart-mini‘The Express Smart’ Corkscrew

Bar Corkscrew - Label : The Express E. Coaney & Co. Dale and Birmingham
Manufacturer / Patent  Fabricant / Brevet - Erie Specialty Co. USA, American Patent 557,734 de E. Walker dated April 7, 1896

Literature : Meadows p. 122
Screw-code : Bei111


Swivel Nut Corkscrews


tb-menagere-miniHelix swivel nut corkscrew à la ménagère

Description:
Label : à la ménagère
Manufacturer / Patent : Boileau Boué - M.F.A.P, distributed by La Ménagère stores

Literature : Bidault p. 313, Peters p. 160

 


tb-helice-miniSwivel nut corkscrew with helix attached to the bell neck - Hélice

Description: Marked on one side with an encircled star : Hélice J-P BTE : S.G.D.G and on the other side : J : Perille BTE : S.G.D.G Paris
Manufacturer / Patent  - Les Fils de J. Perille 1910, Patent 112,465 dated June 16, 1876

Literature : Bidault p. 313, Bidault II p. 175
Screw-code : MWT030


tb-francais-miniSwivel nut corkscrew with two fins - le Français

Description: Registered Label : Le Français B.F
Manufacturer / Patent  - Burel-Foissey 1872

Literature : Bidault p. 93, Bidault II p. 55, Peters p. 159
Screw-code : MFF170

 


tb-papillon-miniButterfly swivel nut corkscrew - Butterfly

Description: Label in circle: LB registered Paris

Manufacturer / Patent - Leboullanger frères 1883
Credot 1900