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The Tinder Box was the chain of tobacco stores started by Edward Kolpin, Sr., who carved [[Ed's Hand Made]] pipes.  The store, eventually sold to a Canadian conglomerate, eventually reached 200 retail outlets by 2007, and in the 40 years it operated on a large scale a great number of pipes were made for The Tinder Box by well respected makers.  A few include the Tinder Box Unique, made by [[Charatan]], Christmas Pipes by [[Ascorti]], and the Tinder Box Noble, made by [[Shalom Pipe Factory]].
 
The Tinder Box was the chain of tobacco stores started by Edward Kolpin, Sr., who carved [[Ed's Hand Made]] pipes.  The store, eventually sold to a Canadian conglomerate, eventually reached 200 retail outlets by 2007, and in the 40 years it operated on a large scale a great number of pipes were made for The Tinder Box by well respected makers.  A few include the Tinder Box Unique, made by [[Charatan]], Christmas Pipes by [[Ascorti]], and the Tinder Box Noble, made by [[Shalom Pipe Factory]].
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File:TBMonza01.jpg|Monza
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File:TinderBoxMonza.jpg|Monza Catalog page
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File:TBMonza07.jpg|Monza nomenclature
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File:TBErinSystem01.jpg|Erin System
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File:TBErinSystem10.jpg|Erin System Nomenclature
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File:TBNewcastle01.jpg|Newcastle
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File:TBNewcastle07.jpg|Newcastle Nomenclature
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File:TinderBoxMeer01.jpg|Meerschaum Lined
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File:TinderBoxMeer07.jpg|Meerschaum Lined Nomenclature
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File:TinderBoxRipGrain01.jpg|Ripple Grain
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File:TinderBoxRipGrain07.jpg|Ripple Grain Nomenclature
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File:TinderBoxSIBent01.jpg|St. Ives
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File:TinderBoxSIBent02.jpg|St. Ives Nomenclature
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File:TinderBoxVerona01.jpg|Verona
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[[Category: Pipe makers by nationality]][[Category: United States]]
 
[[Category: Pipe makers by nationality]][[Category: United States]]

Revision as of 21:19, 18 May 2016

The Tinder Box was the chain of tobacco stores started by Edward Kolpin, Sr., who carved Ed's Hand Made pipes. The store, eventually sold to a Canadian conglomerate, eventually reached 200 retail outlets by 2007, and in the 40 years it operated on a large scale a great number of pipes were made for The Tinder Box by well respected makers. A few include the Tinder Box Unique, made by Charatan, Christmas Pipes by Ascorti, and the Tinder Box Noble, made by Shalom Pipe Factory.