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  1. donjgiles

    GL Pease VaPers- Differences?

    I am pretty sure Fillmore has just a touch of latakia, but it is just soooo delicious!
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    Selected Straight Grain 256

    It seems the market is starting to appreciate these, this one sold recently for $163.00 all in. https://www.ebay.com/itm/Comoy-s-SELECTED-STRAIGHT-GRAIN-Gorgeous-High-Grade-Very-Near-Mint/392678616501?hash=item5b6d782db5:g:wXkAAOSwGHReQLmF
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    Would You Like to Live in Gawith Hoggarth & Co Headquarters?

    The above photo is from the original factory, pre-renovation. It has sat unused for quite a while.
  4. donjgiles

    Would You Like to Live in Gawith Hoggarth & Co Headquarters?

    That is C&D ... you will have to sleep on the floor. :)
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    Would You Like to Live in Gawith Hoggarth & Co Headquarters?

    (Copied from Gawith Hoggarth & Co's Facebook page with cool photos) https://www.facebook.com/officialgawithhoggarth/ Snuff and tobacco manufacture started at the building on Lowther Street back in 1792 and continued until Gawith Hoggarth & Co moved to the new industrial unit in the early...
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    Selected Straight Grain 256

    I bet that beauty is going up on your rack! Nice job.
  7. donjgiles

    Down to Only One Pipe a Day :)

    Pipe is credited to JHW Jack Weinberger
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    Down to Only One Pipe a Day :)

  9. donjgiles

    Just Found Out I am Restoring the Pipes of a Convicted Murderer

    Hope you got a killer deal... :)
  10. donjgiles

    Who Is Our Resident Stanwell Expert?

    https://pipedia.org/wiki/Stanwell_Shape_Numbers_and_Designers
  11. donjgiles

    Just Venting

    People suck.
  12. donjgiles

    Dunhill Nomenclature (Numbers Added to Patent No.?)

    Reconnecting the Dots http://biblio.catasdetabacos.com/magazines/Pipe-Tobaccos-09-3Summer.pdf Another interesting fact concerns Sasieni production during the second world war. Contrary to popular belief, Sasieni did not slow down production during World War II: they stopped it altogether. As...
  13. donjgiles

    Stanwell Experts, GURU's, Fans, etc.

    From Pipedia ... Stanwell - Pipedia - https://pipedia.org/wiki/Stanwell Chess Series: This series is comprised of the Rook, Queen, King and Bishop. The production of the Chess series was originally overseen by Johann Larsen. This job is now being done by Poul Winslow.
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    Dunhill Nomenclature (Numbers Added to Patent No.?)

    In reading an article about Sasieni pipes, it was noted that zero (none) pipes were made during the war at the Sasieni factory as it was used only for war efforts, not pipes. It is amazing any of these pipes exist, and why I love this type of collecting.
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    Dunhill Nomenclature (Numbers Added to Patent No.?)

    Production must have been extremely limited, could it be as simple as the sequential number of the pipes made that year?