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Frank Bakelite from the 1920s

Discussion in 'Pipes' started by xrundog, Jul 20, 2013.

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  1. xrundog

    xrundog Active Member

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    I bought this pipe with the intention of re-selling it. But after cleaning it up I can't bring myself to part with it. It's just too dang pretty! Lattice work is silver over a briar screw on bowl. Case is almost perfect as well.

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  2. WrightwoodJohn

    WrightwoodJohn Wrightwood expatriate

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    Looks rare & unique, I don't blame you.
    Very nice.
     
  3. David Emond

    David Emond Active Member

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    Thats a very nice pipe indeed. Are you going to smoke it ?
     
  4. xrundog

    xrundog Active Member

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    Sure. It has a strange center of gravity for hands free smoking. But I'll give it a try. It has been smoked before and the bowl is in good shape.
     
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  5. Moose

    Moose Active Member

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    Interesting pipe. I like the case too. I would keep it as well. Good for you.
     
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  6. Tsalagi44

    Tsalagi44 Active Member

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    Sweet. I like colored pipes and that one has a great shape. How long is it?
     
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  7. xrundog

    xrundog Active Member

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    About 5 inches bit to bowl leading edge.
     
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  8. Mr Blandings

    Mr Blandings If you ain't eatin' Wham, you ain't eatin' ham!

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    She’s a keeper! Spectacular find, very unique.
     
  9. jhguthlac

    jhguthlac Active Member

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    I don't think I could give up a pipe like that!
     
  10. t-bear

    t-bear Well-Known Member

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    Yeah....that's a keeper! I love those odd old pipes, so if you do decide to pass on it.....PM the old Bear?
     
  11. xrundog

    xrundog Active Member

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    I'll keep you in mind.
     
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