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Lost Treasures

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  1. tbradsim1


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    Bill Sargent pipe maker from Topeka Kansas, Tobbaco shop owner, owner broke tendons and put them in a box in 1985,Walker Briar fixed the stems and they are alive again ready to eat up tobbaco and spit fire. The old cajun

    The Old Cajun
    Posted 4 years ago #
  2. cortezattic


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    Almost 30 yrs.! Should be pretty well-rested pipes.
    I like the stems -- sort of a Danish influence.

    I find myself sitting idly on the line dividing past and future,
    as if I could kill time without injuring eternity. -- Thoreau
    Posted 4 years ago #
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    Very nice looking pipes, with great looking stems.. I prefer the danish freehand style stems.. congrats and Enjoy Brad!!!

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    Another great score, Bradley! Dave did a great job.

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    Absolutely beautiful pipes

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  6. mthanded


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    Nice haul, the grain on both are beautiful.

    Posted 4 years ago #
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    I love a pipe save!


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  8. captainsousie


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    They are some beauties sir.

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  9. fnord


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    Judas Priest, Brad! Those are drop dead gorgeous.

    Since you told me about Bill Sargent I've been scouring Topeka for his burners and have only met two people who own a few of them. Bill's been gone for over 25 years but there's still enough folks around here who remember his tobacco shop and, more importantly, remember him as a gentleman with a wonderful sense of humor. (It's really kind of sweet watching their faces soften as they start telling stories about him and his pipes.)

    His pipes were expensive thirty years ago - 250 to 300 on average - and Bill specialized in Canadians. (They were his signature items.)

    Good on you for getting those two pipes refurb'ed by Mr. Walker. He did a swell job, so enjoy them, pal.


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