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Caminnetto

Discussion in 'Pipes' started by thebentbilliard, Nov 19, 2010.

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  1. thebentbilliard

    thebentbilliard Member

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    Hey guys I am new to smoking came over from cigarettes but I wanted to know I bought a pipe from a antique shop and it reads caminetto business 143 ks is this one decent or should I look at getting a different pipe, but if it is any good what is the woth of it? Thanks for all future comments.
     


  2. Sasquatch

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    Caminettos are good. Out of Italy - a "midgrade" pipe, which means good quality materials and usually pretty good workmanship. If it's not beat to hell it's probably worth between 70-120 bucks, depending very much on the pipe.
     
  3. Snake

    Snake permanent ankle biter

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    Caminetto's are excellent smokers! You did well!
    I own one and am looking to buy another.
    Hope it gives you many years of good smoking!

    dp
     
  4. BradNTX

    BradNTX Well-Known Member

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    The worth of something used is always subjective... it's worth what someone is willing to pay. ;)

    I've seen some nice Caminetto's in various shops, but never owned one. I've seen some I would like to though.
     
  5. thebentbilliard

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    so far I like it a lot I picked up some stokkebye georgia cream from my local tobacco shop and it is very smooth and sweet. Does anyone have any tips for a new smoker?
     
  6. Sasquatch

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    We got a whole section that is basically tips for new smokers. Poke around a bit. But you're off to a good start in terms of pipe choice, is my thought.
     
  7. Strongirish

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    Actually, Caminettos have a history and the early ones are fantastic smokers and can sell pretty high if they are in good condition. The older ones will have a small mustache on the stem. The newer ones have a larger mustache and are not as good as the old ones but are good pipes anyways. What shape did you buy? The very old ones had the mustache in gold. I have four of them, four of the older ones and a couple of the newer ones, so I am a fan. The real old ones can bring big bucks. An excellent pipe to learn on.
     
  8. thebentbilliard

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    the one I have has a small mustache but it is not gold from some looking around on google it seems to be a mid 70's pipe I love it so far though and believe it or not I got it for only 20 dollars and it is in very desent shape.
     
  9. ruffinogold

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

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    The 70's pipes are very excellent ! The business rustication is classic . You got a keeper . :D
     
  10. Strongirish

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    For $20.00 you stole it!!! Good for you. If you ever want to sell it, let me know.
     
  11. Pschoppy48

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    I agree totally. A 1970's era Cam.for 20 bucks?..God must love you. If you like the Cam. check out Ascorti and Radice pipes as they were part of the original carvers of the old Cams. I own two Ascorti pipes (1980's era) and they are great smokers.
     
  12. thebentbilliard

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    this is a link to the same pipe I have it is different by the stem peice being black with silver and the bowl has deeper indents.
     
  13. Strongirish

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    One great looking pipe! Enjoy it in good health!
     
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