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Help - pipe identification

Discussion in 'Pipes' started by JHeiliger, Apr 20, 2013.

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  1. JHeiliger

    JHeiliger Member

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    Need some help fellas... Do any of you know anything about this pipe? It came in a lot i bought off the Bay, and It has zero markings...

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    Thanks,
    Joe
     


  2. noodle

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    Ive seen chinese ones like that on market stalls.

    Hajoue famous metal pipe sort of thing.
     
  3. JHeiliger

    JHeiliger Member

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    I don't think it's Chinese. It's about 40yrs old.
     
  4. t-bear

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    Looks hand-made...kind of a folk art piece? Might explain the lack of markings.
     
  5. colorduke

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    Interesting.
     
  6. JHeiliger

    JHeiliger Member

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    It is definitely briar... I can tell by the grain.
     
  7. Stonewall

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    Ive looked at thousands of estate pipes over the years and I've never seen one like that. Quite unique. Does it appear to have been filled in somewhere where the stem meets the bowl as if the stem were replaced?
     
  8. JHeiliger

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    I don't see a fill...

    Here's a better pic after cleaning.

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    Joe
     
  9. Stonewall

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    That is quite unique! Look at the Birdseye in that grain. I'd hang onto that one. Just because it's unusual. How does it smoke?
     
  10. JHeiliger

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    Well... I just cleaned it yesterday, but it had some pretty serious cake, so someone was enjoying it!

    I'll give it a go pretty quick, and report back. I have a friend who's wife smokes, and this may be destined for her. It is a very feminine looking pipe.
     
  11. 1858remington

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    It looks a lot like a pipe I had a while back called an "ACORN".
    The Acorn was a simple pipe with a plug in metal tube stem and a vulcanite bit.
    It may be a variant of the Acorn pipe
     
  12. Hawkwood

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    I know Dr Grabow put out an experimental pipe like that in the 60's, it was called a CDL.
     
  13. JHeiliger

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    Thank you for the help, fellas! I appreciate you taking a look...

    Joe
     
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