D.R.G.M. No. 6 050

June 27, 1892

Eduard Müller, Solingen

Description:
Corkscrew with head-shaped cap.

Material:
steel

Markings:
none

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 6 145

June 27, 1892

Edmund Jansen, Höhscheid

Description:
Sliding corkscrew that retractsinto the sheath that also serves as a handle.

Material:
Steel

Markings:
G.M.PATENT No 6145

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 7 609

August 28, 1892

E. Becker, Solingen

Description:
Corkscrew with split frame and sliding ring to hold the frame together.

Material:
steel, wood

Markings:
G.M. No 7609
COLUMBUS

Remark:
Manufactured only for a short period between August 29, 1892 and March 7, 1893 until the patent has been granted.

D.R.G.M. No. 10 975

January 20, 1893

C. CH. Neues, Oberschönau

Description:
Framed corkscrew with hidden spring and a collar on the end of the shank to hold the frame

Material:
Steel, wood

Markings:
none

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 10 985

January 19, 1893

Thill & Küll, Solingen

Description:
Pocket corkscrew with champagne wire cutter.

Material:
Steel

Markings:
G.M.S. No. 10985

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 21 718

January 23, 1894

Steinfeld & Reimer, Solingen

Description:
Pocket corkscrew with folding arms in the shape of ladies legs or horses legs' and sometimes with a moveable champagne wire cutter.

Material:
Steel, celluloid, brass

Markings:
REGISTERED   Germany

Remark:
made in multible colour variations with or without the wire cutter.

D.R.G.M. No. 30 676

September 11, 1894

Karl Häfner, F. Sohn,
Steinbach-Hallenberg

Description:
Corkscrew with folding, hollow, hinged arms

Material:
Steel

Markings:
none

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 35 418

January 14, 1895

W. Sommers, Schmalkalden

Description:
Spring barrel with locking device.

Material:
Steel, brass, wood

Markings:
DRGM 35418 GERMANY

Remark:
registered again after the first 3 years had expired

D.R.G.M. No. 114369
April 11, 1899
W. Sommers, Schmalkalden

D.R.G.M. No. 35 629

January 17, 1895

Carl Ullrich, Oberschönau i. Th.

Description:
The pillars of the open frame are encircled by springs that extend from the neck ring to the shoulder of the corkscrew.

Material:
Steel, wood

Markings:
none

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 36 019

January 26, 1895

Otto Voigt, Lübeck

Description:
Safety corkscrew with india rubber inside the hollow part of the neck ring.

Material:
Steel, india rubber

Markings:
none

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 54 268

February 27, 1896

Edmund Jansen, Höhscheid, Solingen

Description:
Pocket corkscrew. The two folding arms, forming the handle when folded out, are each provided with a tool.

Material:
Steel

Markings:
D.R.G.M. No 54268

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 76 642

May 26, 1897

Eduard Becker, Solingen

Description:
The scale of the waiters' friend is bent from one piece of steel.

Material:
Steel

Markings:
D.R.G.M. No 76642

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 77 818

June 05, 1897

Peter Hendrichs, Solingen

Description:
A pocketknife shaped corkscrew. The worm slides horizontally in a central ring until stopped by a projection at the end. The ring and worm are then pivoted into position perpendicular to the handle.

Material:
Steel, wood

Markings:
P.H. D.R.G.P. No 77818

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 82 205

Sept. 4, 1897

Ernst Steinfeld, Solingen

Description:
Pocket corkscrew with knife or other tools added to the ends of the handles.

Material:
steel, celluloid

Markings:
D.R.G.M.
82205

Remark:
Made in two colours: brown and red-brown

D.R.G.M. No. 84 075

May 26, 1897

W. Sommers, Schmalkalden

Description:
Corkscrew with conical fork above the worm.

Material:
Steel, wood

Markings:
none

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 93 678

April 4, 1898

March 20, 1901

Gustav Kürschner, Schmalkalden

Description:
Spring barrel corkscrew with a hinge jointed clip above the frame to prevent the barrel from sliding upward.

Material:
Steel, Wood

Markings:
D.R.G.M. 93678

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 96 377

May 06, 1898

Georg Giessler, Herges Hallenberg

Description:
Corkscrew with a sliding tube around the shaft to lock the frame to the shaft

Material:
Steel, wood

Markings:
none

Remark:
one of three different type of the sliding tube

D.R.G.M. No. 99 881

July 26, 1898

G.A. Pfeffer and M.W. Weber,
Steinbach-Hallenberg

Description:
Corkscrew with bullet-shaped sheath. The sheath serves as a grip when in use.

Material:
steel, brass

Markings:
DRGM
99881

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 109 374

January 14, 1899

Richard Recknagel, Steinbach-Hallenberg

Description:
Corkscrew with a spring barrel with obliquely slotted tube to lock the barrel to the shank

Material:
Steel, wood

Markings:
D.R.G.M.
109374

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 114 369

April 11, 1899

W. Sommers, Schmalkalden, Germany

Description:
Spring barrel with a device similar to a safety pin to lock the barrel to the shank.

Material:
Steel, wood

Markings:
D.R.G.M. 114369

Remark:
With advertising for Eyach Sprudel, Stuttgart

D.R.G.M. No. 116 521

April 10, 1899
April 10, 1902

Ernst Steinfeld, Solingen

Description:
Waiter's friend with a champagne hook attached to the supporting arm.

Material:
Steel

Markings:
D.R.G.M.
116521

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 130 884

February 24, 1900

H. & W. Batafy, Berlin

Description:
Corkscrew with tools attached to the handle

Material:
Steel

Markings:
Patent 3347
D.R.G.M. 130884

Remark:
english Patent No. 3347 from February 20, 1900 granted to Sydney Flowers of Richmond

D.R.G.M. No. 146 827

Nov. 30, 1930

H. Berns, Solingen, Ziegelstr. 3

Description:
Case with several tools. The tools can be attached in two ways to the handle.

Material:
Steel, Aluminum, Horn/Bone

Markings:
Bonsa
D.R.G.M. 146827 REGISTERED

Remark:
From 1903 until 1906 lengthenth by Böntgen and Sabin of Solingen

D.R.G.M. No. 152 004

Mar. 23, 1901

Ernst Scharff, Frankfurt a. M.

Description:
Corkscrew with ball bearings

Material:
Steel, Brass

Markings:
SOLON / DRGM 152004

Remark:
with original box

D.R.G.M. No. 152 292

Mar. 29, 1901

Johan Wolters, Düsseldorf

Description:
Corkscrew with hinge jointed bar and sliding ring to lock and unlock the spring barrel.

Material:
Steel, Wood

Markings:
none

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 160 682

Aug. 26, 1901

W. Stendebach, Rhens

Description:
Corkscrew with bayonet to lock or free the worm.

Material:
Steel, Wood

Markings:
none

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 172 253

March 03, 1902

Paul Honigbaum, Landshut

Description:
A corkscrew with two lever arms hinges connected to the neck ring.

Material:
steel

Markings:
D.R.G.M. 172253   Geha

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 178 437

June 12, 1902 and June 10, 1905

Gotl. Theodor Fischer, Unterschönau

Description:
Corkscrew with crab piece that engages a recess in the top of the neck of the frame when the handle is turned

Material:
Steel

Markings:
none

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 182 562

Aug. 14, 1902

W. Sommers, Schmalkalden

Description:
Corkscrew with a catch inside the frame to engage two pins attached to the shaft,

Material:
Steel, Wood

Markings:
none

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 184 844

Sep. 17, 1902

G. H. Usbeck, Steinbach-Hallenberg

Description:
Framed corkscrew with two hook-shaped implements to lock the frame to the shaft.

Material:
Steel, Wood

Markings:
none

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 194 123

Feb. 07, 1903

Müller Und Schmidt, Solingen

Description:
Several tools that can be locked inside a handle.

Material:
Steel, wood

Markings:
D.R.G.M. 194123
spinning arrow Symbol

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 206 878

July 17, 1903

W. Neues, Oberschönau

Description:
Corkscrew with revolving frame and spring assist.

Material:
Steel, wood

Markings:
D.R.G.M. No 206878

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 214 160

November 17, 1903

Ewald Schuhmann, Düsseldorf

Description:
Corkscrew with two pins on the shaft and slots in the sliding frame to lock the frame to the shaft.

Material:
Steel, wood

Markings:
D.R.G.M. No 214160
Rival

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 223 103

Mar. 31, 1904

Gustav Kürschner, Schmalkalden

Description:
Spring barrel with a pin attached to the shaft. The pin turns in the loose upper windings of the barrel.

Material:
Steel, Wood

Markings:
none

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 229 956

June 25, 1904

Wesche & Ruppelt, Zella St. Blasii

Description:
Pair of champagne nippers with a lead cutter attached to the ends of the arms of the nippers.

Material:
Steel

Markings:
D.R.G.M. 229956

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 232 791

July 14, 1904

Louis Kummer, Zella St. Blasii

Description:
Corkscrew with raising sleeve that also serves as cork ejector.

Material:
Steel, wood

Markings:
R.G.M. 232791

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 263 041

August 23, 1905

Louis Kummer, Zella St. Blasii

Description:
Framed corkscrew with removable frame.

Material:
Steel, wood

Markings:
METEOR   DRGM

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 289 787

July 16, 1906

Georg Usbeck, Steinbach-Hallenberg

Description:
Spring barrel corkscrew with locking device

Material:
Steel, wood

Markings:
D.R.G.M.

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 310 322

April 24, 1907

Böntgen und Sabin, Solingen

Description:
Case with several tools. The tools can be attached in two ways to the handle: at one end or in the middle.

Material:
Steel, aluminum, wood, leather

Markings:
D.R.G.M. 310322
Sabina

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 346 678

July 01, 1908

Georg Hermann Usbeck
Steinbach-Hallenberg

Description:
Corkscrew with split barrel and india rubber ring.

Material:
Steel, wood

Markings:
ORIGINAL
D.R.G.M.

Remark:
The two india rubber ring halves are missing.

D.R.G.M. No. 354 940

Oct. 15, 1908

Gustav Twellsiek, Solingen

Description:
Corkscrew frame made from tin.

Material:
Steel, Wood

Markings:
none

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 384 495

June 22, 1909

Richard Becker, Wald

Description:
Corkscrew with revolving part which can be turned in and out the shoulder of the frame.

Material:
Steel, Wood

Markings:
none

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 397 282

Oct. 04, 1909

Fa. Gg. Herrmann Usbeck,
Steinbach-Hallenberg i. Th.

Description:
Corkscrew with steel ring bearings.

Material:
Steel

Markings:
Monopol D.R.G.M.

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 402 623

Dec. 01, 1909

Otto Voigt, Lübeck

Description:
Corkscrew with locking device at one end of the handle

Material:
Steel, india rubber

Markings:
IDEAL

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 405 690

Dec. 23, 1909

Fa. Gg. Hermann Usbeck,
Steinbach-Hallenberg i. Th.

Description:
Corkscrew with ball bearings and a split frame.

Material:
Steel

Markings:
Monopol 117 D.R.G.M.

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 407 605

Jan. 6, 1910

Gustav Twellsiek, Solingen

Description:
The shoulder of the frame consists of two parts.

Material:
steel, wood

Markings:
D.R.G.M.

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 869 093

March 11, 1924

Richard Wielpütz, Solingen

Description:
Can opener with corkscrew.

Material:
Steel

Markings:
PATHOS IDEAL D.R.P.

Remark:
Wielpütz obtained the patent No. 219 624 for this design at April 28, 1924

D.R.G.M. No. 927 670

September 02, 1925

Fa.Gustav Mössner, Offenbach

Description:
Funnel combiened with a sheathed corkscrew.

Material:
Brass, steel

Markings:
D.R.G.M.
927670
Made in Germany

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 930 900

Nov. 04, 1925

Gerhard Frings, Köln

Description:
Bar corkscrew

Material:
Steel, Wood

Markings:
HEKTOR 1
F.u C.
118

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 958 928

Jul. 22, 1926

Theodor Kämpf,
Steinbach-Hallenberg i. Th.

Description:
Corkscrew with ball bearings and sliding frame.

Material:
Steel, Wood

Markings:
RECORD D.R.G.M.

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 1 021 815

January 17, 1928

Fa. Kaspar Fr. Kirchner,
Steinbach-Hallenberg i. Th.

Description:
Pocket corkscrew with crown cork opener.

Material:
Steel

Markings:
D.R.G.M.
Germany

Remark:
with leather pouch

D.R.G.M. No. 1 053 677

June 30, 1928

Richard Bickel, Oberschönau

Description:
Corkscrew

Material:
Steel, wood

Markings:
D.R.G.M.

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 1 124 150

Feb. 11, 1930

Karl Jordan and Bernhard Suthoff

Description:
Corkscrew

Material:
Steel, Brass, Plastic

Markings:
D.R.G.M.
Germany

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 1 166 049

Mar. 14, 1931

Robert Kirchner,
Steinbach-Hallenberg i. Th.

Description:
Waiters' friend with cap lifter and can opener

Material:
Steel

Markings:
Standard D.R.G.M.

Remark:
Shown in several German catalogues about 1930-1935

D.R.G.M. No. 1 242 981

Aug. 29, 1932

Georg Hermann Usbeck, Steinbach-Hallenberg i. Thür.

Description:
Extractor with two prongs and sheath.

Material:
Steel, Springsteel, Brass

Markings:
D.R.G.M. "So-So" Made in Germany

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 1 242 981

Aug. 29, 1932

Georg Hermann Usbeck, Steinbach-Hallenberg i. Thür.

Description:
Extractor with two prongs and sheath.

Material:
Steel, Springsteel, Brass

Markings:
D.R.G.M. "Ah-So" Garantie

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 1 242 981

Aug. 29, 1932

Georg Hermann Usbeck, Steinbach-Hallenberg i. Thür.

Description:
Extractor with two prongs and sheath.

Material:
Steel, Springsteel, Brass

Markings:
Ah-ha

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 1 245 169

Dec. 18, 1932

Ernst Wahl, Steinbach-Hallenberg i. Thür.

Description:
Cap lifter with can opener and corkscrew.

Material:
Steel

Markings:
Carol D.R.G.M.

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 1 246 839

Sep. 24, 1932

G. Usbeck, Steinbach-Hallenberg

Description:
Framed corkscrew with spring assist.

Material:
Steel, Wood

Markings:
NEUE HERCULES MIT KORK AUSSTOSSER
D.R.G.M. Germany

Remark:
Made with and without caplifter

D.R.G.M. No. 1 246 839

Sep. 24, 1932

G. Usbeck, Steinbach-Hallenberg

Description:
Framed corkscrew with spring assist

Material:
Steel, Wood

Markings:
D.R.G.M. Kapselheber
Caplifter Germany
BACCHUS with corkexpeller
Gg. HERM.USBECK
GEGR. 1879
STEINBACH-HALLENBERG

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 1 308 467

May 28, 1934

Firma Adolf Menz Wwe.,
Benshausen i. Th.

Description:
Locking mechanism for corkscrew frame.

Material:
Steel, Wood

Markings:
none

Remark:
Registration is only for the locking mechanism.

D.R.G.M. No. 1 331 002

February 16, 1935

Theodor Kämpf, Steinbach-Hallenberg

Description:
Corkscrew with ball bearings.

Material:
steel, wood

Markings:
D.R.G.M.   CORSO

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 1 385 490

August 27, 1936

F.C. vom Hau, Solingen

Description:
Corkscrew with double helix.

Material:
steel, wood

Markings:
D.R.G.M.

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 1 483 417

Dec. 1, 1939

Fritz Müchler,
Mettmann, Rhineland

Description:
Corkscrew

Material:
Steel, Wood

Markings:
MARO D.R.G.M.

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 1 517 988

Feb. 21, 1942

Grete Kahlenberg, geb. Simon, Hagen

Description:
Pocket corkscrew.

Material:
Wood, Steel

Markings:
none

Remark:
Not an Original, but made according to Kahlenberg's principles.

D.R.G.M. No. 1 523 994

June 1, 1942

Fritz Müchler,
Mettmann, Rhineland

Description:
Corkscrew with spring assist

Material:
Steel, Aluminum

Markings:
MARO D.R.G.M.

Remark:

D.R.G.M. No. 1 526 501

Nov. 12, 1942

Richard Menz,
Oberschönau near Steinbach-Hallenberg

Description:
Corkscrew

Material:
Steel, wood

Markings:
D.R.G.M.

Remark:
see abstract of Ferd. Peters book

German Corkscrew Registrations
D.R.G.M. 1891 - 2000
Page 139

D.R.G.M. No.

Date granted

DRGM Holder name

Description:

Material:
Steel, Wood

Markings:
DRGM

Remark:
At this time no classifying possible

D.R.G.M. No.

Date granted

DRGM Holder name

Description:

Material:
Steel, Plastic

Markings:
D.R.G.M. Germany
MIGNON

Remark:
At this time no classifying possible

D.R.G.M. No.

Date granted

DRGM Holder name

Description:

Material:
Steel, Inida rubber

Markings:
D.R.G.M. Germany
MONOPOL UNIVERSAL

Remark:
At this time no classifying possible

D.R.G.M. No.

Date granted

DRGM Holder name

Description:

Material:
Steel, wood

Markings:
COLUMBUS
FRÜHER D.R.P. 70879

Remark:
At this time no classifying possible

D.R.G.M. No.

Date granted

DRGM Holder name

Description:

Material:
Steel, brass

Markings:
D.R.G.M.
Germany

Remark:
At this time no classifying possible

D.R.G.M. No.

Date granted

DRGM Holder name

Description:

Material:
Steel

Markings:
DRGM

Remark:
At this time no classifying possible

D.R.G.M. No.

Date granted

DRGM Holder name

Description:

Material:
Steel, brass

Markings:
D.R.G.M.   D.R.P.a.   RECORD

Remark:
At this time no classifying possible

D.B.G.M. No. 1 602 755

July 29, 1949

Karl Breithoff Söhne, Solingen

Description:
Framed corkscrew.

Material:
Steel, wood

Markings:
none

Remark:
India rubber ring to protect the bottle neck.

D.B.G.M. No. 1 605 827

Oct. 10, 1949

Richard Wielpütz, Solingen

Description:
Lever corkscrew

Material:
Steel

Markings:
PATHOS-EXTRA D.R.G.M.

Remark:

D.B.G.M. No. 1 650 463

December 01, 1952

Ed. Wüsthoff Dreizackwerk, Düsseldorf

Description:
Corkscrew.

Material:
Steel, plastic

Markings:
D.B.G.M. Dreizack-Symbol

Remark:
TRINKT SINALCO advertising

with leather pouch

D.B.G.M. No. 1 677 584

May 14, 1954

Kolumbuswerk Eduard Becker, Solingen

Description:
Folding corkscrew / cap lifter combination.

Material:
Steel

Markings:
D.B.G.M. Germany

Remark:

D.B.G.M. No. 1 698 385

March 02, 1955

Monopol-Werke Usbeck & Söhne
Marburg / Lahn

Description:
Corkscrew shaped like a pickaxe.

Material:
Brass, steel

Markings:
none

Remark:
with an emblem of Bad Oberdorf

D.B.G.M. No. 1 721 588

March 05, 1956

Monopol-Werke Usbeck & Söhne
Marburg / Lahn

Description:
Combination tool

Material:
Brass, steel

Markings:
none

Remark:

D.B.G.M. No. 1 732 395

April 30, 1956

Paul und Helmut Vitz, Velbert

Description:
Anchor-shaped corkscrew with thermometer.

Material:
Steel, bronce, plastic, mercury

Markings:
none

Remark:

D.B.G.M. No. 1 796 580

September 24, 1959

Blechwarenwerke Schmalbach J.A.
Marburg / Lahn

Description:
Multitool

Material:
S
teel

Markings:
SILA
Western Germany

Remark:

D.B.G.M. No. 1 870 319

November 4, 1963

Arnold Bettner, Wiesbaden

Description:
Cork drawer with gas cartridge

Material:
Steel, aluminium

Markings:
none

Remark:
Bettner was the German General agent and importer of the cork boy. He obtained the registered design in Germany for the principles of Mourreau and Gourmet Swiss patent.

D.B.G.M. No. 1 896 390

Dec. 24, 1962

Gebrüder Streicher, Denkingen

Description:
Air injecting cork extractor

Material:
Steel, Plastic

Markings:
EMIDE

Remark:

D.B.G.M. No. 1 911 407

Oct. 20, 1964

Franz Tschappu, Zürich, Switzerland

Description:
Pneumatic cork puller

Material:
Steel, Plastic

Markings:
corky
+ Patent
Pat. pend.

Remark:

D.B.G.M. No. 7 044 451

Dec. 2, 1970

Walter Bosse, Iserlohn, Germany

Description:
Figure shaped corkscrew and cap lifter

Material:
Steel, brass?

Markings:
none

Remark:
see abstract of Ferd. Peters book

German Corkscrew Registrations
D.R.G.M. 1891 - 2000
Page 157

D.B.G.M. No. 7 808 546

June 29, 1978

Zimmermann GmbH, Plochingen
Germany

Description:
Corkscrew

Material:
Steel, plastic

Markings:
none

Remark:

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