According to decanter.com, collecting antique and vintage corkscrews is garnering growing interest. This handsome late 19th to very early 20th century English corkscrew boasts a turned, rich patina oak handle complete with a livestock hair brush. The square shaft helix is securely attached to the handle and is of a strong base metal. The corkscrew has a loop atop the handle, also of base metal, for displaying. It would be a lovely gift to the helixophile or to use as a decorative element in your home. It is a lovely piece. Please see our other corkscrews listed in our store.