Difference between revisions of "Arita, Takeo"

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<nowiki>X  $300 - $600  The majority of Arita's rusticated pipes are of this grade.
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X  $300 - $600  The majority of Arita's rusticated pipes are of this grade.
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Y $600 - $900 The majority of Arita's smooth pipes are of this grade.
 
Y $600 - $900 The majority of Arita's smooth pipes are of this grade.
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Z $900 - $1200 Few Z grades are made
 
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Revision as of 17:28, 7 July 2007

Takeo Arita was born in 1971. The son of well known pipe maker Shizuo Arita. Takeo received the prize in a handmade pipe contest while still in elementary school. Takeo has developed his own style, very different from his father's. He was in architectural design before becoming a pipe maker.

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T. Arita pipes are available at Smokingpipes.com

Grading

X $300 - $600 The majority of Arita's rusticated pipes are of this grade.

Y $600 - $900 The majority of Arita's smooth pipes are of this grade.

Z $900 - $1200 Few Z grades are made

Arita also stamps his pipes with the year and with a three digit serial code. Layout as follows:

T. ARITA

TOKYO

Serial Number

Year

Grade