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Can anyone identify this pipe?

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  1. miracle419

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    KBB Bromley Italian Briar stamped if you can't see it. It's a Kaywoodie, but how old and what series.
     
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  2. lifeon2

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    It isnt a Kaywoodie it is a kaufman brothers and bondy made before S.M. Frank bought them which means it was made before 1955.
     
  3. furious

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    That's likely an oldie from the old KBB factory in Jersey pre 1932.
     
  4. miracle419

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    Worthless?
     
  5. lifeon2

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    Not really but probably not valuable to anyone but a collector COUGH me COUGH it would probably be good for trade or a few bucks looks like the stem is broke in the last pic though
     
  6. miracle419

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    It's chipped pretty bad. If someone who were interested had, say some cellared goodness taking up space, we could talk.
     
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    It's tiny.
     
  8. Bobby Stubbs

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    The old pipe has a history..it begs to be restored
    stems can be built up and polished the brier can be stripped and refinished and polished Like a old dog in a pound..just needs someone to love it again...
     
  9. lifeon2

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    Preferences aros, english......
     
  10. miracle419

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    I'm an all around guy, but I've been partial to English blends lately. I blend my own quite a bit, favoring BC, Burley, and Latakia. I've got some bulk red Virginia and Perique on the way to expand the operation. I'm always open to recommendations.
     
  11. rondel65

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    If it's old and crusty it was a good smoker in its time. Somebody enjoyed it. I'd do what Bobby says and get it restored. You might be pleasantly surprised.
     
  12. miracle419

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    I all its years a pipe cleaner was apparently only used to clear obstructions. This thing needs; no, deserves a professional restoration. The grain and texture; dings and dents; it's a beautiful old piece.
     
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