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Dating pipes.

Post by ryland » Sun Mar 04, 2018 7:39 pm

Other than Dunhill, do any other pipe brands date their pipes? My wife and I are after my birth year, birthdays of our two daughters and our wedding year.
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Re: Dating pipes.

Post by Hovannes » Sun Mar 04, 2018 7:45 pm

ryland wrote:
Sun Mar 04, 2018 7:39 pm
Other than Dunhill, do any other pipe brands date their pipes? My wife and I are after my birth year, birthdays of our two daughters and our wedding year.
One thing abut dating a pipe is that your bride likely won't be jealous.

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Post by rgcurrey » Sun Mar 04, 2018 8:30 pm

Hovannes wrote:
Sun Mar 04, 2018 7:45 pm
ryland wrote:
Sun Mar 04, 2018 7:39 pm
Other than Dunhill, do any other pipe brands date their pipes? My wife and I are after my birth year, birthdays of our two daughters and our wedding year.
One thing abut dating a pipe is that your bride likely won't be jealous.
I don’t know, with the cost of tobacco she might start to think you are keeping a place for your pipe in the city.
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Re: Dating pipes.

Post by Hovannes » Sun Mar 04, 2018 8:45 pm

rgcurrey wrote:
Sun Mar 04, 2018 8:30 pm
Hovannes wrote:
Sun Mar 04, 2018 7:45 pm
ryland wrote:
Sun Mar 04, 2018 7:39 pm
Other than Dunhill, do any other pipe brands date their pipes? My wife and I are after my birth year, birthdays of our two daughters and our wedding year.
One thing abut dating a pipe is that your bride likely won't be jealous.
I don’t know, with the cost of tobacco she might start to think you are keeping a place for your pipe in the city.
Good point!

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Post by hugodrax » Sun Mar 04, 2018 10:34 pm

We'll, you could always buy a banded pipe, but all that means is the band was made that year.

Close enough for government work.
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Post by SlowToke » Mon Mar 05, 2018 6:35 am

Teipen pipes are dated but alas I have only been making them since 2008. I'm considering changing my stamping to not have the date but 'USA' instead. I think Dunhill may be your only option as far as pipes dated for birth year.
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Re: Dating pipes.

Post by ryland » Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:28 am

SlowToke wrote:
Mon Mar 05, 2018 6:35 am
Teipen pipes are dated but alas I have only been making them since 2008. I'm considering changing my stamping to not have the date but 'USA' instead. I think Dunhill may be your only option as far as pipes dated for birth year.
Fair enough. Thanks.
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Post by Fainn » Mon Mar 05, 2018 1:59 pm

Nope. I only like pipes as friends.
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Post by appleby » Mon Mar 12, 2018 2:09 pm

Depending on your age, Parker pipes can be dated to your birth year. More generally many artisan pipes made in the last twenty years include production year in the nomenclature

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