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COMMISSIONED #B2239 Amphora Poker Pipe 815 X-Tra Holland – Everyone needs at least 3 Pokers in their collection! Length:5 7/8 inches, Height: 1 7/8 inches, Rim width: 1 1/4 inches, Chamber width: 3/4 inches, Chamber depth: 1 5/16 inches.
#B2238 Brigham 103 Can. Pat. 372982 Rusticated Billiard – Length:5 3/4 inches, Height: 1 3/4 inches, Rim width: 1 1/4 inches, Chamber width: 13/16 inches, Chamber depth: 1 9/16 inches.
COMMISSIONED #B2327 Chatel Horn Stem Sculpted Billiard
#B2325 Briar Petite Rusticated Billiard
COMMISSIONED #B2321 Pipe Dr. Geo Deposee Horn Stem Paneled Bulldog France – Length: 4 7/8 inches, Height: 1 3/8 inches, Rim width: 1 1/8 inches, Chamber width: 3/4 inches, Chamber depth: 1 1/8 inches.
#B2318 Vieille Bruyere Petite Blasted Apple – French made.
COMMISSIONED #B2317 Chap Ecume – Meerschaum Lined Horn Stem Billiard – This French made of St. Claude, has some shank challenges, but the fact that it’s Meerschaum lined makes this restoration very much worth it. I like the horn stem – adds a rustic feel.
COMMISSIONED #B2308 Gentleman Rusticated Pocket Pipe – This Horn shape I’m calling a Pocket Pipe because it’s length is a pocket-perfect 4 1/4 inches. The rest of the dimensions are: Height: 1 1/2 inches, Rim width: 1 1/4 inches, Chamber width: 3/4 inches, Chamber depth: 1 1/4 inches. Another interesting collector.
#B2307 Sport Bullmoose – A Bullmoose is a squat Rhodesian with a very heavy 1/4 bent stem, according to Bill Burney’s Pipe Shapes Chart. This is a great example with a hefty presence in the palm.
#B2303 Silver Match Safari St Claude France Billiard – Another acquisition from the French eBay Lot of 50 – a nice sized classic Billiard.
#B2293 Jeantet Saddle Stem Rusticated Billiard – A French made pipe of St. Claude.
#B2245 Kaywoodie Super Grain 76 Oval Bowl 9 or 6?
#B2252 Royal Danish # 901 MADE IN DENMARK Freehand – This is a more diminutive Freehand and well loved, but with a challenge: a crack runs over the right plateau to the bowl. This will require some ‘pipe dreaming’. Length: 5 1/4 inches, Plateau width: 1 1/4 inches, Plateau length: 1 1/2 inches, Chamber width: 3/4 inches, Chamber depth: 1 1/2 inches.
#B2260 Lorenzo Matera Pipe Studio 807 Italy
#B2263 Dr. Grabow Color Duke Blasted Apple Shape
#B2264 Dr. Grabow Grand Duke Imported Briar Italy Apple Shape
COMMISSIONED #B2265 WDC Milano Genuine Briar De Resino Processed 18 Lovat Shape
COMMISSIONED #B2267 Kiko 543 Made in Tanganyika Leather Clad Meerschaum Lined Saddle Stem Billiard Shape – This Kiko has seen better days, but the condition he’s in reveals that he was much loved and needs some TLC. Length: 4 15/16 inches, Height: 1 3/4 inches, Leather/rim width: 1 3/8 inches, Chamber width: 3/4 inches, Chamber depth: 1 3/8 inches.
#B2275 Yello-Bole Filter Brush Panel Shape
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