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The '''Knickerbocker Pipe Co.''' was homed in Brooklyn, New York.
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=== History ===
  
Knickerbocker can be named for a metal system pipe called '''Kool-Smok''' - [http://www.smokingmetal.co.uk/pipe.php?page=354 See example!]
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The '''Knickerbocker Pipe Co.''' (officially the "Knickerbocker Smoking Pipe Company, Inc.") was headquartered in Brooklyn, New York, with its corporate business address in the Time-Life Building at 1271 Avenue of the Americas in New York, New York. The company was dissolved December 23, 1992.  
  
'''Kool Smoke''' Circa 1955.  A pipe based off the Viking and Falcon designs.  It is an aluminum pipe with a briar screw in bowl.  The kool smoke has a nut at the base of the bowl that can be adjusted to increase or decrease airflow.  The cooling fins on the stem are cut at an angle and from the side give the impression of a corkscrew.
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In addition to pipes, other items such as cuff links and tie clasps were sold by the company.
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=== Pipe models ===
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'''Kool-Smok''': It was a pipe based off the Viking and Falcon designs.  It is an aluminum pipe with a briar screw in bowl, that has a nut at the base of the bowl that can be adjusted to increase or decrease airflow, and with cooling fins on the stem that are cut at an angle and from the side give the impression of a corkscrew [http://www.smokingmetal.co.uk/pipe.php?page=354 (see example)].
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[[File:Knickerbocker1.jpg|thumb|200px|Close-up of Knickerbocker logo on a briar pipe shank and with typical stem marking symbol]]
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=== External Links ===
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*https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1271_Avenue_of_the_Americas
  
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[[Category: Pipe makers by nationality]][[Category: United States]]
 
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Latest revision as of 20:28, 27 January 2017

History

The Knickerbocker Pipe Co. (officially the "Knickerbocker Smoking Pipe Company, Inc.") was headquartered in Brooklyn, New York, with its corporate business address in the Time-Life Building at 1271 Avenue of the Americas in New York, New York. The company was dissolved December 23, 1992.

In addition to pipes, other items such as cuff links and tie clasps were sold by the company.

Pipe models

Kool-Smok: It was a pipe based off the Viking and Falcon designs. It is an aluminum pipe with a briar screw in bowl, that has a nut at the base of the bowl that can be adjusted to increase or decrease airflow, and with cooling fins on the stem that are cut at an angle and from the side give the impression of a corkscrew (see example).

Close-up of Knickerbocker logo on a briar pipe shank and with typical stem marking symbol

External Links