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My Kai Neilsen

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  • Started 2 years ago by rmbittner
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  1. rmbittner

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    While Tonni Nielsen's pipes are fairly well known, pipes are also being produced by other family members. Here's a picture of my Kai Nielsen, a handmade pipe from Denmark featuring a Cumberland stem. I was able to pick this up as an estate pipe from SmokingPipes.com; otherwise, I don't think I could have afforded it! (It smokes wonderfully!)

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  2. uberam3rica

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    The grain on that is gorgeous!

    As long as I got a pipe full of baccy and a nose full of snuff, I'm a happy camper
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    I was eyeballing that pipe and was totally hooked by the grain and the stem. I did not know that Kai is related to Tonni as I have certainly heard of Tonni and his work. Congrats on a beauty, glad to hear it is smoking great as well.

    Harris
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    I'm not familiar with the brand,but it's a beautiful pipe.

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    Tonni is not related to Kai.

    Kai is the son of Viggo who has passed away. Kai is also the brother of Jorgen.

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    Tonni is not related to Kai.

    Kai is the son of Viggo who has passed away. Kai is also the brother of Jorgen.

    Ah, thanks for the clarification!

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    I have a Kai Nielsen (unsmoked), but I haven't tried it out yet. Yours is a real beauty, though.

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    That's a great looking pipe, congratulations!

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    Never smoked one, never had one, never seen one, but I certainly would love to have that one mate. It is a real beauty. BTW, why does it have the Dunhill White Dot on the stem?

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    It's not a White Dot, nsfisher. It's a gold metal dot.

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    That's a great looking pipe
    How big is it?

    Like a group 4or 5?

    Allan

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    allan:

    I think it would be a moderate Group 4.

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    Absolutely fabulous

    Good luck with it

    Allan

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    Sweet! I'm a sucker for Cumberland stems too. Enjoy.

    Blowin' smoke since 1970.
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    Finally got some pictures uploaded of my Kai Nielsen. The bowl is perfectly cone-shaped and narrows down almost to a point at the draft hole. I'm betting it will be good for VA flakes. What do you smoke in yours, rmbittner?




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    Pitchfork:

    Mine is dedicated to Penzance. I recently had to switch some pipes around, because I realized that some of my favorite pipes were Penzance pipes and I was shortchanging my other styles! But this one remains in the Penzance rack, alongside two Lane-era Charatans, a Radice, an Ascorti, a Castello, and a Dunhill.

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    both gorgeous pipes i love the stem on the first really complements the grain. great find.


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