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The Most Expensive Corkscrew in the World

Friday, December 30th 2011. | Gadgets

Whether you are a wine connoisseur, a collector of beautiful things, or just like to have really expensive items, you may find just what you’re looking for in the most expensive corkscrew. The fifty-two pieces of this corkscrew are made from aviation titanium and the fingertip level is custom made, with the choices of casting being eighteen carat platinum or yellow gold. One also has the option of the hinges being cast in gold. The box that the corkscrew sits in can also be customized with many different options for types of wood and colour of lining. The presentation box and the corkscrew can both be engraved.

The Most Expensive Corkscrew

The Most Expensive Corkscrew

The world’s most expensive corkscrew has gone on sale at a price of £36,000.($71,247) The most expensive corkscrew delivers the same function of opening a wine bottle, but the high price accords to the usage of Titanium and Gold while making this item, and that it is handcrafted to order. Made out of 52 pieces of aviation Titanium, including a lead cap cutter, and the actual screw, the corkscrew comes in it’s own cigar like presentation.

The Most Expensive Corkscrew

The Most Expensive Corkscrew

The Lever could also be made out of Titanium or 18-carat gold on request. The Sveid corkscrew is viewed more like a piece of art, although it could be used domestically. Designer of the luxury corkscrew, Belgian Frank Sveid, 62, has already sold some since they’ve gone on sale since November 2007 for this most expensive corkscrew.

The Most Expensive Corkscrew

The Most Expensive Corkscrew

The most expensive corkscrew looks like a cross between a Swiss army knife and one of those ring puzzles you find in novelty shops. It features a lead cap cutter as well as the corkscrew. When not in use, it can be folded into a compact configuration about the size of a large pocket knife. The corkscrew has a slight resemblance to a Swiss Army knife. In addition to the most expensive corkscrew, there is also a cap cutter.



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