Sportsman

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The Sportsman pipe is by John Hudson Moore. It’s a company around in the 1940’s and I’ve seen an ad from 1947 showing their unique paneled rustic and smooth finish.

Circa 1947 Ad, courtesy Doug Valitchka

“Sportsman, Champion of Pipes” Ad states: “Looks good to the eye, look again. Notice how the bruyeres natural burl areas complement those smooth, polished planes. Sportsman smokes as sweet as it looks.” Pictured is 3 sportsman pipes and bird dog pointing bird. He had a line of toiletries in the 1940’s and the pipes seem a part of a larger product line for the sportsman of the day.