An English concertina corkscrew known as ‘Wiers Double’. This example marked ‘WIERS PATENT DOUBLE No 4283’ and ‘J.H.S.B’ which stands for James Heeley and Sons from Birmingham, who were the makers. This patent was applied for and granted to Marshall Arthur Wier, of No 3 Palace Grove, Upper Norwood in the County of Surrey on the 25th of September 1884, No 12,804 in the United Kingdom. It was also granted a patent in America on the 10th of November 1885, No. 330,357. Perfect helical worm. Circa 1885.