A quaint little booklet from the nineteen fifties

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A quaint little booklet from the nineteen fifties

Post by A_Morley » Sat Jan 21, 2017 1:41 am

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Re: A quaint little booklet from the nineteen fifties

Post by philofumo » Sat Jan 21, 2017 9:25 am

Good stuff!

In one passage they used the word "balky":

don't throw away your pipe if it becomes balky

It's interesting how words percolate throughout various times.

I also liked this bit o' advice:

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Take that Kaywoodie!
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Another fun reading experience:

somebody put up many old issues of Pipe Lovers Magazine from the late 1940's,
and they are lovely to look through ---

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/j2lzsofmfq3f ... 8SA3a?dl=0

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Re: A quaint little booklet from the nineteen fifties

Post by Hovannes » Sat Jan 21, 2017 10:26 am

philofumo wrote:
Sat Jan 21, 2017 9:25 am
Good stuff!

In one passage they used the word "balky":

don't throw away your pipe if it becomes balky

It's interesting how words percolate throughout various times.

I also liked this bit o' advice:

Image

Take that Kaywoodie!
=D

Another fun reading experience:

somebody put up many old issues of Pipe Lovers Magazine from the late 1940's,
and they are lovely to look through ---

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/j2lzsofmfq3f ... 8SA3a?dl=0

:pie:
I looked at The Pipe Lover's Magazine pdfs and lo and behold, there were advertisements for Harry Parker the local tobacconist my dad traded with! I remember the shop well.
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Re: A quaint little booklet from the nineteen fifties

Post by Rusty » Sat Jan 21, 2017 3:41 pm

So who are the fine folks at Sir Walter Raleigh? Hint: It's not Walter nor Goose.
And who owns them at the time? And what other pipe tobaccos do they have (other than the SWR family)?

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Re: A quaint little booklet from the nineteen fifties

Post by parson » Sat Jan 21, 2017 6:53 pm

That little booklet is quite familiar. I don't where or when, but sometime in my childhood I've looked through that booklet. Thanks for posting it!

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Re: A quaint little booklet from the nineteen fifties

Post by Goose55 » Sat Jan 21, 2017 8:54 pm

That SWR Booklet is so cool, and very applicable to today. Thanks for digging that up!
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Re: A quaint little booklet from the nineteen fifties

Post by dennisthemenace » Sat Jan 21, 2017 11:10 pm

Thanks for posting! I remember having that little brochure back in the '60s when I was a novice pipe smoker.
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Re: A quaint little booklet from the nineteen fifties

Post by A_Morley » Thu Jan 26, 2017 10:03 am

ImageNot at extensive, but still quite emblematic of the period.
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Re: A quaint little booklet from the nineteen fifties

Post by philofumo » Sat Jan 28, 2017 4:03 pm

A_Morley wrote:
Thu Jan 26, 2017 10:03 am
ImageNot at extensive, but still quite emblematic of the period.
Cool!

I've always been curious about Bond Street because I've read some smokers relate it to as having a similar topping/casing as Erinmore.

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Re: A quaint little booklet from the nineteen fifties

Post by philofumo » Sat Jan 28, 2017 4:10 pm

These late 50's adverts for SWR list the booklet free for the asking.

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This is a nice one too:
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-71m08X_K-D0/U ... obacco.jpg

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Re: A quaint little booklet from the nineteen fifties

Post by philofumo » Sun Feb 05, 2017 2:51 pm

The illustrations from the 1930 SWR booklet are much better methinks:

http://imgur.com/a/3RuKG

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B&W purchased the J.G. Flynt Tobacco Co. in 1925, they were the original manufacturers of SWR which they had marketed regionally since 1884.

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Here's a funny ad,
it has always been important to have a good cellar and keep your stock deep!
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