Collectors to hit Christie's corkscrew sale

If you know your Beau Brummel from your two peg and worm, chances are you are a corkscrew collector.

29th October, 2005

If you know your Beau Brummel from your two peg and worm, chances are you are a corkscrew collector.

If you are contemplating such a collection, Christie's At Home Sale is the place to get things underway. In addition to furniture, silver and objets d'art the sale also offers one of the most comprehensive collections of corkscrews ever to go under the hammer, that of the late Franco Torzo.

Corks were common from the mid-18th...

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