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== Ashtrays ==
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[[Image:Castello Ash.jpg|right|thumb|[[Castello]]]]
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A nice to have but not really a need to have, great for indoor smoking so you don't bosh your spent tobacco onto your brand new sofa but not entirely required as anything will do the trick.
  
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== Bag and Pouch ==
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* [http://www.schwoebs-pfeifentaschen.de.tl/ Schwoebs-Pfeifentaschen]
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* [http://www.smokinholsters.com/ Smokin' Holsters]
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* [http://whitewoodleather.com Whitewood Leather]
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Image:Tasche_1.jpg
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Image:Tasche_1a.jpg
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Image:Tasche_1b.jpg
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<span style="color: red"><font size="1">Please note: this briefcase was a birthday gift years ago. Regrettably a buying source is not known!</font></span>
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== Cleaning Supplies ==
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a tamper
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or a nail tool
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both will come in handy
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== Lighters ==
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The lighter is an integral part of your pipe experience.  It is best to use matches or a butane non torch lighter for your smoke.  Zippo makes a pipe specific lighter with a hole cut in the windscreen.
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The three other major US non-butane lighter were the Nimrod Pipe Lighter, the Nimrod Commander, and the Beattie Jet Lighter.
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[[Nimrod Lighters | Two Nimrod models]] were eventually manufactured. The Pipe Lighter model was unique in that it looked like a nut and bolt, and was lit by holding a thumb on the spark wheel, and pulling apart the lighter. A second model was the Commander (or Admiral), which resembled the current Zippo pipe lighter.
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== Pipe Racks, rests, and stands ==
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[[Image:pipe_of_day_008.jpg|thumb|Photo courtesy of Langston302]]
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[[Image:pipe of day 009.jpg|thumb|left|Photo courtesy of Langston302]]
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Pipe racks and stands come in many configurations, ranging from simple briar singles to more intricate ashtray models.  Here are some for your consideration.
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== Tampers ==
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* [mailto:ShenValSpecPro1@aol.com Shenandoah Valley Specialty Products]
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* [http://www.hammerpilot.com/en-us/dept_1.html Hammerpilot] - different materials
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* [http://www.jagwal.com/ Jagwal] - exotic and unusual woods
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* [http://www.ming-kahuna.com/ Ming-Kahuna] - different acrylics / others
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* [http://www.ozarkmountainbriars.com/tampers.htm Ozark Mountain Briars] - domestic and exotic woods
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* [http://www.papaduke.net/ Papa Duke] - ivory, bone & deer antler
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* [http://www.penguinbriar.com/ Penguin Briar] - briar tipped deer antler
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* [http://www.angelfire.com/ma/Sandpiper/ Sandpiper] - exotic hardwoods w. silver bases
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* [http://www.ramshornstudio.com/pipe_tampers.htm The Ram's Horn] - pewter casted tampers
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* [http://www.tamper.page.tl/Welcome.htm ZapZap Tampers] - artisan ivory, bone, hardwoods
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* [http://www.greggbloom.com/catalog_1.html GM Pipes 2009 Signature Series] - Hardwood angled tampers
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Photos courtesy Pete Reiff, [mailto:ShenValSpecPro1@aol.com Shenandoah Valley Specialty Products]
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Image:Reiff_Tamper1.JPG|Generic Stamped Combination Tool
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Image:Reiff_Tamper2.JPG|Generic Pipe Nail
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Image:Reiff_Tamper5.JPG|Kershaw Combination Pipe Tool
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Image:Reiff_Tamper7.JPG|Generic Plastic Tamp w/internal Pick
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Image:Reiff_Tamper8.JPG|Generic Plastic Tamp w/scraper handle
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</gallery>
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== Curiosities ==
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Image:BriarPipeDryer.jpg|(1) Briar Pipe Dryer
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Image:Krug1.jpg|(2) Beer mug
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Image:Krug3.jpg
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Image:Krug2.jpg
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Image:Avon.jpg|(3) Flacon
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Image:Pin.jpg|(4) Pin
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# Electric Briar Pipe Dryer by Blue Mountain Pottery, USA.
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# German beer mug "Pfeifenclub Michelau" (Upper Franconia). In former centuries smoking in private houses was widely forbidden by fire police regulations. This was the origin of many a pipe or smoker's club. More recently many good housewife forbade her husband to smoke at home for the sake of the curtains. Humorously indicated on the mug by a bird escaping from it's cage.
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# Avon after-shave lotion, Germany ca. 1980.
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# Pin "Danish fancy"; origin unknown.

Revision as of 19:13, 20 December 2009

Ashtrays

A nice to have but not really a need to have, great for indoor smoking so you don't bosh your spent tobacco onto your brand new sofa but not entirely required as anything will do the trick.









Bag and Pouch

Please note: this briefcase was a birthday gift years ago. Regrettably a buying source is not known!


Cleaning Supplies


a tamper or a nail tool both will come in handy

Lighters


The lighter is an integral part of your pipe experience. It is best to use matches or a butane non torch lighter for your smoke. Zippo makes a pipe specific lighter with a hole cut in the windscreen.

The three other major US non-butane lighter were the Nimrod Pipe Lighter, the Nimrod Commander, and the Beattie Jet Lighter.

Two Nimrod models were eventually manufactured. The Pipe Lighter model was unique in that it looked like a nut and bolt, and was lit by holding a thumb on the spark wheel, and pulling apart the lighter. A second model was the Commander (or Admiral), which resembled the current Zippo pipe lighter.

Pipe Racks, rests, and stands

Photo courtesy of Langston302
Photo courtesy of Langston302

Pipe racks and stands come in many configurations, ranging from simple briar singles to more intricate ashtray models. Here are some for your consideration.









Tampers

Photos courtesy Pete Reiff, Shenandoah Valley Specialty Products



Curiosities

  1. Electric Briar Pipe Dryer by Blue Mountain Pottery, USA.
  2. German beer mug "Pfeifenclub Michelau" (Upper Franconia). In former centuries smoking in private houses was widely forbidden by fire police regulations. This was the origin of many a pipe or smoker's club. More recently many good housewife forbade her husband to smoke at home for the sake of the curtains. Humorously indicated on the mug by a bird escaping from it's cage.
  3. Avon after-shave lotion, Germany ca. 1980.
  4. Pin "Danish fancy"; origin unknown.