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Bing Crosby

A Tribute to Pipes, Pipe Smoking and Pipe Smokers

Pipes, Pipe Smoking and Pipe Smokers Not exactly overflowing with plot twists or character development, but this 10 minute video of stills dedicated to the art of pipe smoking has…

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Bespoke Nording Aerosphere

Nording Freehand Straight Grained Aerosphere

This Nording pipe is simply beautiful to behold.  The straight graining is the most striking I’ve ever seen – hopefully that comes out on the video.  Its unusual too, with…

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Late 1800′s Pre-trans Barling Pipe

Another of our museum pieces, this unsmoked, boxed, pre-transition Barling from the late 1800s is a most unusual example from this famous pipemaker.  More renowned for their straight, standard sized pipes…

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tobacconist shop

The Tobacconist

Like the sensory memories of many a boy, mine started at the heels of my father.  No dubbin-soaked football, nor linseed-oiled cricket bat for me. My father was an artist, so…

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Pre Transition Barlings – Boxed Pair

Time for another peek into the archive to look at an untouched pair of Pre Trans Barlings that form part of our collection.  Beautiful pipes, these conform to the core…

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Tacon Cherry

Carey Magic Inch Tacon

With the latest Catalogue, Edition 113, just about to land on doorsteps I thought now would be a good time to show off another of our current ranges, and one…

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947 side

A Little Bit About Meerschaum…

As many of our regular customers will know we have recently been focused on bringing some rare Somali Meerschaum pipes to the market. These were carved from Somali blocks mined…

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Vauen Pipe Palma

Special Edition Smoking Pipe No.2

We are fortunate to have a good relationship with our many suppliers, and this means that we are often approached to carry rare and limited edition pipes. This is a…

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Clean and Cure, pipe sweetener

Q. When a good pipe goes sour, does it have to be discarded?

Even the best of pipes may occasionally turn sour, for some unexplained reason.

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Water pipe

Many Kinds of Pipes – The Narghile

Some of you reading this may recall that over the past 12 months or so there has been some discussion regarding the origins of a certain Nargi pipe purchased by…

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