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Re: Your Favorite Pictures Of Pipes

Post by Goose55 » Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:33 pm

A behemoth 7 inch long, 1 x 2 inch chamber David Jones rusticated bent panel. And a plethora of birds-eye on the rim, to boot!

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Re: Your Favorite Pictures Of Pipes

Post by durangopipe » Thu Nov 23, 2017 2:13 pm

I posted a couple of photos of this pipe in the "Schmelzer" thread, but wanted to put this one here as well:

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The pipe is a D.R. Schmelzer freehand photographed against a photograph of a Rudolph Belling sculpture (Head in Mahogany) from a catalogue for the 1984 show at LACMA and the Hirshhorn, German Expressionist Sculpture.

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Re: Your Favorite Pictures Of Pipes

Post by Goose55 » Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:55 am

Ardor Dama Giant Fantasy pipe

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Re: Your Favorite Pictures Of Pipes

Post by Rusty » Mon Dec 11, 2017 2:54 pm

Goose55 wrote:
Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:55 am
Ardor Dama Giant Fantasy pipe

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Quite an interesting piece but a little far off the road for most here. What did you pay for that? Some dimensions would be nice!
If I let my mustache grow to handle bar size and wore tweed I can imagine this with a purple polka dot tie. Back in the early 70's we would have smoked this instead of any conservative classic shape, which were all regarded as style statements that support Nixon's bombing of Vietnam.

I really like the Ardor pipes but many are absolutely huge which makes them desktop pipes and less used. I have a very nice sized Urano in a modified 1/4 bent Dublin with a creamy white stem that is a favourite. Their briar is usually spectacular as a smoking medium. I really like the Meteora finish because it looks a little like it's cast vs. carved and suggests more ancient symbols on the briar. I've always wanted a new chunky Meteora straight panel billiard shape with a nice electric blue stem. #Pipes-for-liberals.
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Re: Your Favorite Pictures Of Pipes

Post by Cleon » Mon Dec 11, 2017 3:03 pm

Goose55 wrote:
Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:33 pm
A behemoth 7 inch long, 1 x 2 inch chamber David Jones rusticated bent panel. And a plethora of birds-eye on the rim, to boot!

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Nice one.
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Re: Your Favorite Pictures Of Pipes

Post by Goose55 » Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:07 pm

Rusty wrote:
Mon Dec 11, 2017 2:54 pm
Goose55 wrote:
Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:55 am
Ardor Dama Giant Fantasy pipe

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Quite an interesting piece but a little far off the road for most here. What did you pay for that? Some dimensions would be nice!
If I let my mustache grow to handle bar size and wore tweed I can imagine this with a purple polka dot tie. Back in the early 70's we would have smoked this instead of any conservative classic shape, which were all regarded as style statements that support Nixon's bombing of Vietnam.

I really like the Ardor pipes but many are absolutely huge which makes them desktop pipes and less used. I have a very nice sized Urano in a modified 1/4 bent Dublin with a creamy white stem that is a favourite. Their briar is usually spectacular as a smoking medium. I really like the Meteora finish because it looks a little like it's cast vs. carved and suggests more ancient symbols on the briar. I've always wanted a new chunky Meteora straight panel billiard shape with a nice electric blue stem. #Pipes-for-liberals.
Didn't purchase this pipe. I happened upon it on eBayer Pipe Stud's current listings, and was amazed by it. It's a monster pipe......

Length: 7-3/4 inches.
Bowl height: 3-inches.
Rim width: just shy of 3-1/4 inches.
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Re: Your Favorite Pictures Of Pipes

Post by Goose55 » Tue Dec 19, 2017 1:05 pm

A Pipa Croci Amica I've had listed for quite a while for only $100. After having the pipe up with an unstained rim (from removing rim char) there was little interest. Here is an image of the pipe after I stained the rim yesterday...

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Re: Your Favorite Pictures Of Pipes

Post by hugodrax » Tue Dec 19, 2017 1:53 pm

Goose55 wrote:
Tue Dec 19, 2017 1:05 pm
A Pipa Croci Amica I've had listed for quite a while for only $100. After having the pipe up with an unstained rim (from removing rim char) there was little interest. Here is an image of the pipe after I stained the rim yesterday...

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You have that listed as "no indication of ever having been used."

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