Sillems Pipe Tamper and Lighter

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fjc623

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Good evening to all hope the last few days went well for all.
wanted to ask if anyone on the forum has purchased Sillems brand pipe tamper and lighter in Enamel finish.

Had come across the brand and would welcome any feedback. Prices seem to be up there on both.

Thanks again
 
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chasingembers

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Good evening to all hope the last few days went well for all.
wanted to ask if anyone on the forum has purchased Sillems brand pipe tamper and lighter in Enamel finish.

Had come across the brand and would welcome any feedback. Prices seem to be up there on both.

Thanks again
They're manufactured by IM Corona, so at that price point you're paying for the name.
 

eyewsee369

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The Sillems lighter’s core may be the same as an IM C, however it feels significantly different in the hand. The swollen body and increase weight fill my hand better. The sensation of holding an Emerald green one in a Tobac shop @ Harvard Square 20 years ago still lingers In me. I recently bought a Dunhill old boy bc I could not find the Caramel Sillems.
 

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smudgersmissingleg

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The Sillems lighter’s core may be the same as an IM C, however it feels significantly different in the hand. The swollen body and increase weight fill my hand better. The sensation of holding an Emerald green one in a Tobac shop @ Harvard Square 20 years ago still lingers In me. I recently bought a Dunhill old boy bc I could not find the Caramel Sillems.

The caramel finish was the one I wanted but I couldn't find it either so went for blood red instead.
 

smudgersmissingleg

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Good evening to all hope the last few days went well for all.
wanted to ask if anyone on the forum has purchased Sillems brand pipe tamper and lighter in Enamel finish.

Had come across the brand and would welcome any feedback. Prices seem to be up there on both.

Thanks again

I have a Sillems lighter with the Chinese/cold lacquer finish and it was worth every penny. I got mine through an ebay auction and it was about a 1/3rd cheaper than most shops.
The innards are sent from IM Corona to Germany where Sillems do all the silverwork etc.IMG_20191025_182451.jpg
 
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smudgersmissingleg

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I had my eye on emerald green goes with my golf game when I play again

Nice colour👍. To be honest all the colours looked smashing, the only one I didn't care for was the black.

Make sure you post some pictures when you get it. The Old Boy design and build quality is second to none, add on some Sillems silver magic and you end up with a thing of beauty.

I looked into Sillems when I bought my lighter and they've got some history, they've been around since the 16th century.
 

fjc623

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Nice colour👍. To be honest all the colours looked smashing, the only one I didn't care for was the black.

Make sure you post some pictures when you get it. The Old Boy design and build quality is second to none, add on some Sillems silver magic and you end up with a thing of beauty.

I looked into Sillems when I bought my lighter and they've got some history, they've been around since the 16th century.
Yes for sure will post some pictures thanks again for your expertise
 

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