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OFFICIAL THREAD FOR UJ PIPE SMOKERS!

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ccavacini

Neat little pipe.  Pocket pipe.  Stem folds to make it even smaller.  Will go into my hunting vest.

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ccavacini

....continued....stem open.  

 

 

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Fin2Feather

I was wondering if anyone was ever gonna reopen this thread!  Nice pocket pipe; I had one made by Ropp years ago but it went away during a herd thinning a few years back.  Mine even had a little soft case.  Pretty grain on yours; mine was rather plain

 

Here's my latest gift to myself, a Peterson B5 c. 1970's.  There's a long story I won't bore you with about why I wanted this particular pipe from this particular era and I finally found one...

 

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The second one is a pipe of my father's that had laid in my desk drawer for years; the original stem which was amber had totally disintegrated.  I finally sent it to a pipe restorer who  did a pretty good job matching the original stem color, made a new bone screw for it, etc.  Even though I don't smoke it much it's nice to have it back in the rack and functional again.  THat's my dad c. 1929 with his brand new Model A Ford, along with his father's watch...

 

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ccavacini

Two good looking pipes.  I like the watch and its fob too.  Some day I"ll have a Peterson.

 

 

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Bloodhound

Well...like a bad penny this thread is back :)  Great looking pocket pipe and the Bulldogs are beautiful. 

 

This is my latest.  it is a COMOY St. James Billiard.  It was an auction find and came to me with an oxidized stem and the finish so cruddy you couldn't see the grain...turned out to be a nice hunk of briar.

 

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ccavacini

How did you clean it up?  The grain is beautiful.

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bigjohnsd

My Dad used to smoke a pipe, I was going through some boxes and came across this brand new David P. Ehrlich Briar pipe which as far as I can recollect he received as a gift around 1976 which is just after he quit smoking.

 

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I do not smoke, As many UJ'ers are from the New England area, and the David P. Ehrlich Company was long a stalwart of Boston, I thought that there might be some value to one of you.

 

Make me an offer if you are interested

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Bloodhound
58 minutes ago, ccavacini said:

How did you clean it up?  The grain is beautiful.

The stem was gentle scrubbing with a green scouring pad, the wood was a soft cotton work towel with denatured alcohol till it was cleaned up.  then the salt treatment and then olive oil.

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ccavacini
1 hour ago, bigjohnsd said:

My Dad used to smoke a pipe, I was going through some boxes and came across this brand new David P. Ehrlich Briar pipe which as far as I can recollect he received as a gift around 1976 which is just after he quit smoking.

 

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I do not smoke, As many UJ'ers are from the New England area, and the David P. Ehrlich Company was long a stalwart of Boston, I thought that there might be some value to one of you.

 

Make me an offer if you are interested

John, found this.  I really like the "pipe makers, not plumbers."

 

This is in keeping with a catalogue statement: “we have never ceased to regard smoking as an exquisite pleasure, rather than a mere habit." Another of the principles of the firm is embodied in the observation: "we are pipe makers - not plumbers. There are no tricky gadgets in Ehrlich pipes." But when a man drops his pipe, the makers will transform themselves into repairmen in a highly efficient manner. 

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phonefly

Enjoying the thread!  Love a pipe.  BUT!  Last visit to the eye dr. he says "you are developing glaucoma --- got to give up your pipe.  Smoking a pipe your odds of glaucoma are greater than normal."

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ccavacini
9 hours ago, phonefly said:

Enjoying the thread!  Love a pipe.  BUT!  Last visit to the eye dr. he says "you are developing glaucoma --- got to give up your pipe.  Smoking a pipe your odds of glaucoma are greater than normal."

Damn

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