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GBD Double-Bowl 2117 New Era ???

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  • Started 1 month ago by ssjones
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  1. ssjones

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    I had to double-check the GBD shape listing, as I've never seen the 2117 "Double-Bowl" pipe. This one was listed on Ebay today (BIN), a New Era Model. Has anyone seen one of these in the flesh?

    Al

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  2. dmcmtk

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    What the...

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  3. ssjones

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    Huh, Smokers Haven and SmokingPipes have each listed this shape. Who knew?

    https://www.smokershaven.com/gbd-estate-pipe-new-era-air-2117-smooth-chamber-pipe-1950s/

    https://www.smokingpipes.com/pipes/estate/france/moreinfo.cfm?Product_ID=35139

    It looks like someone picked out some fairly decent grain briar to make these.

    Posted 1 month ago #
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    Bizarre. Not sure if I would find that too enjoyable to smoke.

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    A reverse calabash. But not.

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    A reverse calabash. But not.
    Basically it's actually a regular/traditional calabash, but shaped differently. Or you can not use the top part and smoke it as a regular pipe.... or you can fill up both bowls, smoke the top bowl, and then light the bottom bowl afterward. I think it's very cool.

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    There's a concept. I'm incrementally smoking a bowl of Amphora Burley in a fairly deep-bowled Ser Jacopo, and between the blend's cut and the big bowl, it really lasts. This GBD looks like it could go for a few days of intermittent sipping with the right cut of a good blend. Anyone road tested one of these? If so, give us a report.

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  8. ashdigger

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    Looks like a "protype" for a Wiebe Radiator.

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    Posted 1 month ago #

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