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KBB/Kaywoodie info needed

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  1. Johnny

    Johnny Member

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    Hi guys,
    I won this pipe a couple days ago and was wondering what it is. I'm pretty sure it's a KBB but it's listed as a Yello-Bole. I can't tell from the nomenclature but I don't see Yello-Bole stamped on it. Looks like KBB Rocky Briar.
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/1940s-vinta...XJ6QQIE6fTuvUx7GURuFNYs=&orig_cvip=true&rt=nc
     


  2. lifeon2

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    It is a KBB Yelo Bole after 1955 they lost the dual nomenclature so yours is pre 55 at least. Thats the best I can do without seeing it better.
     
  3. Johnny

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    I'll try to get some pictures when I get it. It's supposed to arrive on Monday. What am I looking for on this to see if it's the pre 1955?
     
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    If it were a Kaywoodie it would have a clover logo on the stem or shank . It's a Yellow Bowl , and a nice old one !!
     
  6. Johnny

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    Thanks guys, I think I did pretty good then for ten bucks
     
  7. lifeon2

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    no doubt about it.
     
  8. Johnny

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    My eyes aren't the best but the bowl looks unsmoked
     
  9. Pappy

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    The bottom of the bowl is dark. I think it's been reamed clean. I've seen that often on eBay pipes. Not a problem, just want you to be aware that it may be a possibility.
     
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    Ok, the pipe came in yesterday and only says "KBB Rocky Briar" with a patent number on it. No shape number and no mention of Yello Bole at all. I'm thinking it may be a KBB like this one on the bay http://www.ebay.com/itm/110999355327?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.l2649

    I'm also cleaning this up and there is still stain in the bowl and shank. It's probably refinished or something. The stem had a bit of brown in it and a little bit off teeth marks but the bowl and shank is all red stain.
     
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