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shanez

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Jul 10, 2018
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It really pays to watch all of these different "yard sale" type websites besides CList.
A guy was selling some stuff from his fathers estate on one of the sites. After some discussion and looking through what he had I ended up with all of this:


W.O. Larsen:


Teddy Knudsen:


Becker (posted in another thread):

2 Dunhill Tampers:


2 Mont Blanc Cigar Cases:

The 5 pipe racks are Dunhill and there were also 2 Barling pipes and 3 Sasieni pipes.
The Larsen, Knudsen, Becker, and briar Dunhill tamper are being sent off for professional restoration although they don't need much work. I'll de-oxidize the stems on the Barlings and Sasienis myself and polish them up. The tobacco was from several jars and just dumped into the bags and is dried and crispy beyond belief.

 

pepesdad1

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Feb 28, 2013
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Wow, what a haul. You, sir, are a lucky man...all quality pipes and supporting accessories.

 

dmcmtk

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Aug 23, 2013
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Very impressive. As sablebrush says, an Eagle grade Teddy, also a Pearl grade W.O. Larsen, the Becker, and three Four Dot Sasieni's. What are the two billiards between the Larsen and the Becker in your picture?
edit: I guess those are the Barling's.
:)

 

saltedplug

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Jul 24, 2016
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After this you should stay off eBay as having done so well here, you will never do better! Enjoy!

 

thehappypiper

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Feb 27, 2014
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This is the kind of luck that doesn't come around very often. I am surprised at how well the pipes have been kept.

I hope you will honour the original owner by keeping them and smoking them and passing them on to the next generation.

 

shanez

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Jul 10, 2018
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After this you should stay off eBay as having done so well here
This was actually a site called offerup. My wife uses the site to sell stuff (the kind of stuff you'd find in an average yard sale) from around the house.
I would take a break but the guy says he has a ton of Dunhill and meershcaum pipes but the are still at his dad's place in another state. Hoping to get some pictures and maybe pick up a few more things although he seems a little reluctant to make any real deals on the Dunhill stuff.
He has some of the Dunhill ceramic store jars here but they're not my style and I really don't feel like trying to bargain with him over his asking price but I'm sure he'd make a reasonable deal if I bought all of them from him. He also had a ton of Jost's, Comoys, a few Petersons, and some others as well. They're in really good shape but the stems are heavily oxidized and I'd only be buying them to cleanup and resell.