Category Archives: Pipes

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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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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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Carey Magic Inch Treviso – See It Here!

We receive a lot of feedback from customers saying that our short YouTube clips are the next best thing to actually being able to view a pipe in a B&M…

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GBD Shadow – Full Bent Review

A simple pipe but one that attracts attention wherever it’s displayed. The unusual dark stain is paired directly to the stem with little fuss, the focus being on the smoking…

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Big Ben Churchwarden – 1/4 Bent

Big Ben have produced a couple of great Churchwarden pipes and here is one of them, with a shallow bend in the stem and a tall bowl. Details include a…

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Vauen Adagio – First Look

The Vauen Adagio is another fine piece of craftsmanship from this German pipe maker. With a large bowl that nestles perfectly in the palm of your hand, and a simple…

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Vauen Fuji

New for 2015 the Fuji takes its name from the famous, snow-capped Japanese mountain. With an unusual sandblasted and white stained finish it’s a real standout pipe and as you’d…

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Carey’s Magic Inch – Let’s Take A Closer Look

Different people have different opinions on the different systems available in the pipe smoking world. Balsa, charcoal, 6mm, 9mm, philtpads… the list goes on. Carey’s Magic Inch was patented in…

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Big Ben Christopher Antique

With a brindle stain to really accentuate the grain this is another beautiful smoking pipe from the Royal Dutch Pipe Company.

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Big Ben Saturn

Big Ben are another of my favourite Guest Brands and when they get it right, they really get it right. This Big Ben Saturn is a great looking pipe combining…

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