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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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The Rise And Rise Of Pipe Smoking In Denmark

The increase in smoke signals a realisation of pipe dreams by Christian Wenande Once a hot-bed of enthusiasts, the Danish scene’s embers are again aglow thanks to a new generation…

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Beginner’s Guide to Vaping – Definitive Guide To Using Your E-pipe

With new technology comes new challenges and the e-pipe (or vaping pipe, or vape pipe), despite actually being a reasonably simple piece of kit, seems to throw up more than…

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A Sad Farewell To Some Old Friends. But Fear Not…

Those of you receiving our quarterly catalogue will know by now the sad news that the EU has been meddling once again, and like with all these things there is…

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Beginner’s Guide to Vaping – What is an E-pipe?

Electronic pipes… what are they, and what are they like to ‘smoke’? I suppose the first thing to say is that they aren’t like normal tobacco pipes.  It sounds obvious…

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History of Pipe Tobacco and Pipe Smoking Part 1

Huron Indian myth has it that in ancient times, when the land was barren and the people were starving, the Great Spirit sent forth a woman to save humanity. As…

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Pipe Smoking For Beginners – Breaking In Your Tobacco Smoking Pipe

Did you even know you needed to? Have you ever wondered why your tobacco pipe doesn’t catch fire?!  The simple answer is that actually it could, unless you protect it.…

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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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