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Savinelli Bargain!

Discussion in 'Pipes' started by Pipe Matt, Feb 14, 2013.

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  1. Pipe Matt

    Pipe Matt Member

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    This is definitely one of my better eBay purchases. It was listed as "Vintage Roma 626 Italy Pipe". I won it for £0.99p (plus £2.50 postage) and was hoping it might be a Savinelli Roma. Sure enough, it was. It was in pretty bad shape though. The two part stem seemed to have come apart at some point and then been badly repaired. It had a huge amount of cake in the bowl. I managed to fix and restore the stem, and clean up the bowl. I just need to try it out now. Pretty good for £3.49! I'm very pleased with it and I love the shape.

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  2. dmkerr

    dmkerr PG- free since '83! Moderator

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    Nice score! Can't go wrong with a Savinelli.
     
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  3. Tony Malerich

    Tony Malerich Sales Account

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    That cleaned up nicely! Especially for the price, I'm sure it was well worth your while.
     
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  4. buistd

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    Good find. Got to love a badly labelled ebay pipe when it works in your favour!
     
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  5. Pipe Matt

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    Thanks guys. :)
     
  6. drbill

    drbill Member

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    Nice catch;)
     
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  7. AussieTX

    AussieTX Active Member

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    Great find! can't beat that price.
     
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  8. krusty

    krusty Active Member

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    Including your time to bring it back to shape you still got a fine deal on that one!
     
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  9. Moose

    Moose Active Member

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    Very nice pipe. That is what it needed, someone to bring her back to glory. Enjoy.
     
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  10. Mount Mandolin

    Mount Mandolin Active Member

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    I have a Roma 626, and I love it. It's a great smoker, and a very nice sized pipe for a 20-30 minute smoke. I even used it as one of the examples of shape I like when I commissioned my Sasquatch pipe recently. That's a really great pick up, you'll love it!
     
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  11. Splat

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    I think Savs are the best bang for buck pipes out there right now. Happy puffs with the pipe. :)
     
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  12. ruffinogold

    ruffinogold Ruffinogold-Mayor, I.R.G.E.--At Large. Mayor

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    Awesome score ! I love getting good pipes for little money !
     
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  13. zippo

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    Nice find!
     
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