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2014

This years Helix Scandinavia AGM was held in Helsinki Finland. Fredrik Åström was elected new member of Helix Scandinavia and succeded Buster Berntson who passed away late last year.

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I have added the story of Berndt August Hjort and his first retail marked corkscrews. The CS is a qvarnstroem second patent. Mr Hjort was a very prominent industrialist during the start of the industrial era in Sweden.

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I have been contact by a noncollector asking how to resore an old gothic CS that he found in the soil close to his house. A railway line ran along right where he found it from 1876 to 1962. The CS fell probably out of a window of a train.......

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I have been on the hunt for a Heljestrand CS. I didn't find one. However I found a Qvarnström second patent in a antique shop in the woods close to Karlskrona in the south of Sweden. Fantastic !

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