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My First Dunhill

Discussion in 'Pipes' started by Tony Malerich, Jun 3, 2012.

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  1. Tony Malerich

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    Ok, so it cost a lot more than any Playskool "My first..." toys, but then these are our grown up toys of sorts, no? I went right from the European vacation to the Midwest for graduations and visiting friends/family. Well, any trip to Minneapolis requires a stop at The Golden Leaf. They had some fantastic high end Petersons on sale... but then I saw the Dunhill. It was the last one of their most recent batch and they were clearing it (IMHO) for a very fine price. So, yeah, had intended to by tobacco and some 9 mm Sav filters, but then walked out with this lovely.

    I solemnly swear that I am done buying pipes for a while. No really. Except for those two I have on layaway right now.

    Dunhill 4102 Chestnut

    http://db.tt/xb3wYMFo
     
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  2. dwaugh

    dwaugh Moderator Moderator

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    Looks good!
     
  3. Waino

    Waino Active Member

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    "I am done buying pipes for a while"

    Sure... :) Pipe looks fine. I have heard Dunhill is always a good smoker.
     
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  4. Hudson

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    Nice score; hard to pass up a clearance bargain. Call it a graduation present, no matter who graduated.
     
  5. cobbsmoker

    cobbsmoker Active Member

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    Nice pipe, I like their Cumberland stems, classy!
     
  6. WrightwoodJohn

    WrightwoodJohn Wrightwood expatriate

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    That's pure gold Tony, always watchin' those Chestnut Dunnies !!
     
  7. IrishRover

    IrishRover Active Member

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    :th1: Congrats .. it's a beauty for sure
     
  8. Kiowapipe

    Kiowapipe Active Member

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    Cool pipe, dude. If I ever got a dunhill it'd be something like that. I dig those distinctive fat-taper swan neck stems. Looks great, very English.
     
  9. Capt

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    Probably the best looking Dunhill I have ever seen. Seriously.

    Take good care of it!
     
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  10. FlatbushPaul

    FlatbushPaul Cellar is in an undisclosed Bunker

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    Congrats! That is one drop dead gorgeous pipe! I wish you many great smokes in it!


    Paul
     
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  11. foggy mountain

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    Smooth Dunhills have a distinct taste, which I like. It seems that they are cured in olive oil, which is probably the reason. You can't have too many Dunhills. Even if you have to sell the wife and kids to buy them.
     
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  12. Basil Meadows

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    That's a beauty! Hope you enjoy many a great smokes!
     
  13. furious

    furious Junque collector

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    That's a fine first Dunhill!! Enjoy it.
     
  14. Smokingmiami

    Smokingmiami Member

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    I wouldn't have been able to resist buying that pipe if I saw it on special. Very nice pipe. Very Classy.
     
  15. Spillproof

    Spillproof Mostly Harmless Moderator

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    That is monstrously-lovely Dunnie you got there - congratulations.
    Soon you'll can be one of those "Yeah I got a few, they're very very nice" guys ;-)
     
  16. RTOdhner

    RTOdhner Well-Known Member

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    Very nice pipe.
     
  17. Darkly

    Darkly Active Member

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    Now that's a beautiful pipe!
     
  18. Stonewall

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    You know I said the exact same thing the other day and damned if I didn't turn right around and buy a Savinelli Roma Dublin. I completely understand. :D

    Nice Dunny, BTW. :th1:
     
  19. Lithua pipe

    Lithua pipe Active Member

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    Congrats, thats a beauty. Take care of her and she will love you long time.. ENJOY
     
  20. Johnny Dingo

    Johnny Dingo Writer of wrongs

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    That's a really nice pipe. :gjob:
     
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