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Mystery Pipe

Post by Goose55 » Tue Oct 10, 2017 8:22 pm

Anybody have a clue about this pipe? And how I might research about it? For a start, I looked in Pipedia under Great Brittan and did not find it. Here are the stamps,....

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Re: Mystery Pipe

Post by dennisthemenace » Tue Oct 10, 2017 8:45 pm

No mystery. Made for Uhle's Milwaukee, WI tobacco shop by some English pipe maker.

http://www.uhles.com/
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Re: Mystery Pipe

Post by Goose55 » Tue Oct 10, 2017 9:42 pm

dennisthemenace wrote:
Tue Oct 10, 2017 8:45 pm
No mystery. Made for Uhle's Milwaukee, WI tobacco shop by some English pipe maker.

http://www.uhles.com/
Thanks, Dennis. That's real helpful.
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Re: Mystery Pipe

Post by philofumo » Sat Nov 11, 2017 9:32 am

Dennis is correct and gives good info.

As to your research goal of trying to discover the manufacturer of the pipe, it'd be best to dig through the various shape charts of the various English makers and attempt to line one up with yours.

The numerical typeface of 465 sort of conjured late Comoy in my mind but I couldn't find a corresponding fit...

http://pipepages.com/64comoy3.htm

...although I was quickly looking and didn't think to look for a "65", sometimes the maker would add an additional number to differentiate the private label stuff, so if you find a "65" that matches yours, it'd likely be a good clue.

In my eyes your pipe most closely resembles a 60's Barling, but the numbers don't line up.
Is this 5194 billiard chubby close to yours?

http://pipepages.com/62bar20.htm

Pipepages is a great resource but many of the links are broken, although they can be manually fixed by adding the correct ".htm" ending in the addy, then you can see them.

Your pipe is interesting to me because of the name, I've never seen a "Hand Rubs" before, so that's pretty cool, although I had to refrain from inserting a semi-erotic joke in my commentary, hehe, the name is quite suggestive!

I love all the oddball English-made 2nds and often buy one just because of the name, for example, I have a Copley's Oyster because the name appealed to me and I also collect older English sandblasts.
(it was made by Charatan)
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Re: Mystery Pipe

Post by durangopipe » Sat Nov 11, 2017 9:58 am

philofumo wrote:
Your pipe is interesting to me because of the name, I've never seen a "Hand Rubs" before, so that's pretty
I love all the oddball English-made 2nds and often buy one just because of the name, for example, I have a Copley's Oyster because the name appealed to me and I also collect older English sandblasts.
(it was made by Charatan)
http://www.pipephil.eu/logos/en/logo-c7.html
The pipe immediately following is interesting. It's not the 1 Corinthians I've seen, nor even the 2 Corinthians.
I wonder if the pipemaker was named Paul?
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