Blog by Dal Stanton
I received Gary’s email when he and his wife were visiting the Bulgarian city of Burgas on the Black Sea coast. Ever since I started restoring pipes, Gary, my colleague living and working in Plovdiv, has kept his eyes open during his travels. He’s found some very nice pipes for me. The two he found at the antique shop on the main walking street in Burgas were possibilities so he landed them for me. The larger bent billiard in the pictures he sent is on my work table now. I chose it because I’m hoping for a project that doesn’t appear to be in too much need!The only marking on the pipe is stamped on the left shank and it says, “BRUYERE” over “GARANTIE” which I’ve understood as a rather generic marking used by several manufacturers from different continental countries in Europe. On a hunch…
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2 thoughts on “French Made Bruyere Garantie Bent Billiard from Burgas”
This looks like the pipe Eva Green smoked in ‘Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children’ film! I actually have the exactly similar of her pipe and most highly probable that this pipe, too! 😀 😀 😀
Ha! A very popular pipe!