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What's the Word About Aldo Velani Pipes?

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  • Started 2 years ago by DonGreyface
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  1. dongreyface

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    I came across the Aldo Velani brand on pipesandcigars.com and liked the looks of a couple pipes they offered, but I don't know anything about them and pipedia doesn't say anything about them. So I'm wondering if anyone here has any experience with this brand. Here are the couple I was looking at for your viewing pleasure.

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    I've had good luck with them.

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  3. markw4mms

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    They are made by Cesare Barontini, and are very nice for the price from what I've seen. I have several friends who have Velani pipes, and they are happy with them. I'm looking into getting one as well.

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    Posted 2 years ago #
  4. jaysin

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    I know a few guys with them and they like them alot they say its one of the best in that price range.

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    Posted 2 years ago #
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    There is something not right about the first pic. That pipe looks to me to have some kind of coating on outside of bowl?

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  6. papipeguy

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    I have a Velani Corona and like it a lot. I'd say its on a par with Savinelli, of which I have many. I think you'll be pleased.

    Blowin' smoke since 1970.
    Posted 2 years ago #
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    I have 5 of 'em and really like 'em. Never had any problems with them. Reasonable price and very well made.

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    I have two. One I bought estate, one I bought new.

    Both are very nice pipes.

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  9. matchstickman

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    I have been looking to order one for several months now and have been asking myself the same questions that you presented here. Given what everyone says, I may have to give it a go. Thanks for bringing this one up!

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    I think for the money, they are definitely worth a shot. I've been eyeballing them for a while now, and I'm going to have to acquire one soon I believe.

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    I have a couple and am more than happy with them

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  12. shaintiques

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    I have 2 and love them, perfect smokers.

    I know what I need, smoke, I can't recall the last time I tasted it....Gandalf in the mines of Moria.

    "we shall have to share pipes, as good friends must at a pinch'....'I keep a treasure or two near my skin, as precious as rings to me. Here's one: my old wooden pipe. And here's another an unused one...He held up a small pipe with a wide flattened bowl, and handed it to Gimli. 'Does that settle the score between us', said Merry. 'Most noble hobbit, it leaves me deep in your debt."
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    I actually have 3, to be honest. I have a Mitchell Thomas pipe, as well.

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    I own an Aldo Velani Starter and it is a phenomenal pipe. I highly recommend their products.

    Posted 2 years ago #
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    A Velani Filtro was my first pipe, and still one of my best smokers. I absolutely love it and will definitely picking up another someday. I smoke it without the filter and I love every puff.

    I like to smoke pipes
    Posted 1 year ago #
  16. disinformatique

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    After reading your post, I did a quick search and ended up one which I would like to get shortly.

    Posting the picture here. What do you guys think?

    Albert Einstein was once quoted as saying, “I believe that pipe smoking contributes to a somewhat calm and objective judgment in all human affairs.” One of the reasons behind this statement is that pipe smoking is meant to be a slow leisurely activity. It takes patience to smoke a pipe. Unlike cigarettes and cigars, there is a certain amount of technique to smoking a pipe. Where cigars and cigarettes can just be picked up, lit and puffed on, pipes require the development of a technique in order to get the best smoking experience.
    Posted 2 months ago #

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