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  • Started 2 months ago by conch
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    conch

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    Hello, I enjoy reading about Kaywoodie pipes and those who collect them. Specifically the "carved heads".
    I am carver Harry Visco's grandson and might clear some things for collectors.
    There were other shapes carved then the ones I have read about. There is the Bison, Alligator, Bear, and Indian to mention a few. I spent many hours after school at the factory in the 1950s after school waiting for my grandfather to get off work. His brother and my father worked there also for a while. After retiring and moving to the seashore my grandfather painted sailing ships, and taught some art classes. He was always carving things for us grandchildren and I think we all have large collections of his work.

    Nice to write about him. I will try to take some pictures of my pipes passed to me.

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    Welcome aboard conch! Enjoy the forums. Those sailing ship paintings sound interesting too!

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    Welcome aboard and thanks for sharing. I have one Kaywoodie carved head now but am always on the lookout for more. They are beautiful.

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    We need pics!!!!

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    My father knew your grandfather. They worked together at the West New York factory. I’d be very interested in seeing pictures of your collection especially the non standard carved pieces. My father told me there was another carver of the figural pieces, Andre Ware. Did your grandfather ever mention him?

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    I meant Charlie Ware

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    Welcome from Arizona.

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    Welcome from Colorado!

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    Welcome from Texas!

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    Welcome from Michigan, hope you can post up some pics!

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    Howdy from upstate SC, conch! You aren't down by the C. Republic by chance, are you?

    Bill

    Head Black Frigate keelhauler, boss powder monkey, & troublemaker 1st class.
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    Welcome from Colorado high country

    “The Road goes ever on and on Down from the door where it began.
    Now far ahead the Road has gone, I must follow if I can
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    Welcome

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    Welcome from Spain. I would like to see pictures of those pipes.

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