Blog by Dal Stanton
This pipe represents the 7th of 8 pipes that Jen rescued from my ‘Help Me!’ baskets. She’s leaving Bulgaria very soon returning to the US after working with us for a few years. She is not returning without gifts! She has chosen a trove of pipes that have garnered her attention to give as gifts to the men in her family. Each of these gifts has the added benefit of helping the Daughters of Bulgaria, our work here in Bulgaria with women and girls who have been sexually exploited and trafficked in Europe. My love of restoring pipes as The Pipe Steward is a way of shining a light on the tragedy of those caught in this modern-day slavery.
The ¾ Bent Billiard got Jen’s attention I believe, because of the blasted finish. The only stamping is under the shank and it is marked…
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