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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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Loose Leaf Tobacco Vaporizer 2.0

As many of you will already know we have been scouring the market for the best electronic smoking products for some time now.  We don’t see these products as a…

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Tobacco days: Working on the flue cured tobacco plantation

This is something of a ‘romantic’ essay about the old plantation days of cultivating tobacco in South Georgia which perhaps misses some of the underbelly of the goings on at…

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October’s Pipe & Tobacco Newsletter

Our October Newsletter features some new and exclusive products that definitely fit into the ‘treats’ bracket! Items from Vauen, Porsche Design, Mastro Geppetto, Dunhill and more… Click here to read.

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A Bit (A Lot Actually) About Filters…

This is an article I found somewhere over the summer and can’t now remember where (!), and although written by an American for an American audience I thought the educational…

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Bikes, and Pipes!

The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride is something I’ve intended to do each year it’s been staged, and each year I manage to miss it.  I even made it to London this…

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Black Coral Meerschaum – Cat 118 Cover Star!

Time for a short video… It’s quite unusual to see ‘short smoke’ meerschaums and even more unusual to see them in a Black Coral finish, so we thought we’d produce…

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Carey’s Pipe & Tobacco Newsletter – August 2014

  To read the latest edition of our newsletter, which includes our bespoke ‘Lee Van Cleef’ meerschaum pipes, product stock updates, new cigar brands and new and improved pricing, click here.…

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Tobacco As A Weapon Of Morale In The Great War

This fascinating article was recently published by the Nottingham Post so I thought I’d reprint it here as it makes a very interesting short read… Home comfort: British troops in…

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The Wonderful and Bizarre World of Pipe Smoking – Baccyflaps

The Humble Baccyflap   I was intrigued when I came across an article about the baccyflap recently, and so I carried out a little of my own research.  It turns…

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Kamry E-pipe Instructions ‘Translated’…

We recently had a very amusing email from a customer who’d bought a Kamry K1000 from us, applauding the product but bemoaning the ‘Chinglish’ instructions that accompanied the pipe. Very…

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