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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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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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Want to smoke a pipe but don’t know where to start? Here are a few tips…

Sometimes, as experienced pipe smokers, we tend to forget how utterly daunting it can be for the novice – like trying to enter a mysterious clique speaking a different language…

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Albert Einstein’s Pipe

Why Albert Einstein, the Genius Behind the Theory of Relativity, Loved His Pipe Thanks to The Smithsonian for this original article…     It’s not exactly the thing that made…

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John Player’s Tobacco Factory – RIP

John Player’s tobacco factory history Credit to the Nottingham Post and Douglas Whitworth |  First Posted: April 01, 2015  John Player’s original factory in Broadmarsh, pic undated.   With the sad news…

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Carey’s Pipe and Tobacco Shop Spring Catalogue 2015, no. 120

Below you’ll find our latest catalogue ready for you to download, peruse here online, or print out if you prefer. If you’ve bought from us in the past you will…

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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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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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