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Marcus Jones

Part of the family that has owned and run the business over the last 30 years, Marcus has been involved since the early 1980s learning the ropes, mostly packing catalogues and inputting orders! His role for the last six years and going forward is as a Director, responsible for the general running of the business now and in the future.

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Another Carey Magic Inch is Reborn

Click here to read about Steve at Reborn Pipes rescuing another unloved 1970s era Carey Magic Inch!

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North Pole Expedition

Hopefully many of you will remember a customer of ours, Mark Langridge, who has completed 2 expeditions in Antarctica over the last 7 years, ably assisted by his trusty Carey Sheer…

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Reborn Pipes: Carey Magic Inch Freehand Briar

We were recently contacted by Steve Laug at Reborn Pipes who had just completed a refurbishment of a Carey Freehand, and was interested to know a little more about its…

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Tobacco, Guernsey and The First World War

I recently found this excerpt from a longer BBC radio program regarding Guernsey and WW1, which specifically covers the development of a huge tobacco business on island in 1916.  It’s…

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Pipe Dreams – Pack it In!

Even after forty years of on and off pipe smoking, I can still get it wrong. Sometimes it may be a new pipe, or one with a narrower – or…

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More WGM Discounts!

Hot on the heels of the departure of our beautiful WGM XL pipe to a new and deserving home, here comes another deal.  This time we are offering the beautiful…

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Black PipeDay Deals are Back!

We don’t do Black Friday, we do Black PipeDay! For 20% OFF a selection of black pipes, for a limited time only, click here. Happy Puffing!

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Comparing Tobaccos

In the past we’ve written about the relative merits of our tobaccos versus more expensive branded equivalents, with one of the key points we are at pains to make being…

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WGM XL Now 20% OFF – Find Out More Here

  Many of you will know that we are big fans of WGM Meerschaum pipes.  Why?  Because quite simply they are some of the most beautifully carved pieces of meerschaum…

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Small tobacco’s entrepreneurs refuse to be snuffed out…

Recently I was asked to comment for an article being written for Management Today magazine about the state of the smaller tobacco players in today’s legislation heavy marketplace.  So here…

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