Like you, I have one of the Estate table mounted openers, the chrome one. I love the size and feel of the thing. More importantly, it has never failed me, even when it comes to re-corking. It is currently mounted on the edge of a shelf in my cellar.
"There is no green on this planet without the blue." Sylvia Alice Earle:American oceanographer, aquanaut and author.
When it comes to making this planet healthy, the next ten years are more important than the last 10,000 years.