Vintage Artisan Handmade Briar Bent Apple Estate Smoking Pipe

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 ITEM SPECIFICS:

 ·    Description

Vintage ARTISAN HANDMADE BRIAR BENT APPLE Estate Smoking
Pipe.  This is a very unique pipe and the
only one like it in the world because it was carved by its former owner.
 

While buying this pipe the owner’s wife told me that it was carved by its owner, a mechanical engineer, from
a nice piece of briar.  The briar is
unfinished and shows unique tool marks on the shank and stem.  It has two surface flaws on the shank.  It has a unique bowl.  Very lightly used; nicely seasoned, splendid
vintage piece.   Purchased at an estate
sale of a retired mechanical engineer.

A very unique
addition to your collection. This will be packed well and shipped promptly.

Any
questions please send a message...

 We
have more vintage pipes from the same estate sale available.  Check them out, we combine shipping....

·     Defects – Please
examine the pictures carefully.  Two surface
flaws in the briar on the shank and two small marks on the bowl right front
side.  Very minor bite marks on the bit.

 ·   
Exceptions:  None

 

ITEM MEASUREMENTS:

 ·    Dimensions: The
approximate dimensions are 5” in length; 1 7/8” bowl depth and the chamber
diameter is ¾”. 

 ·    Weight – The approximate
weight 41 grams.

 
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Vintage Artisan Handmade Briar Bent Apple Estate Smoking Pipe

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