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Falcon Pipes #1 Guide [Infograph] - Create a 7-day set

An American engineer named  Kenley Bugg created Falcon pipes in 1936. He wanted to create an exceptionally versatile and cool smoking experience. With millions of Falcon fans all around the world spanning over 75 years of production, we’d say he succeeded! Falcon tobacco pipes moved Falcon Moves and production continues in Great Britain today ( Read more about Falcon [...]

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Gifts for pipe smokers #3: Vauen Pipes

For the third installment of ‘Gift Ideas for Pipe Smokers’ we explore gifts for Vauen fans. To find more gift possibilities visit the first post in this series on Savinelli gifts and the second on Peterson Pipes gift sets for the 2014 holiday season. Come back next week for a look at some of our [...]

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Old Dominion Corn Cob Pipes

Corn cob pipes are a famous tradition in American culture. Old Dominion Pipes Company honors that tradition by continuing to produce historically accurate and fully functioning corn cob smoking pipes.“Bloody Butcher” and Corn Cob PipesOld Dominion Pipes Co. manufacturers their tobacco pipes in Virginia and can trace their corn back to the “Bloody Butcher” variety grown [...]

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Best Pipe Tobacco for Beginners

If you are new to smoking a tobacco pipe, the first thing you probably did was pick a pipe. Once that’s done, it’s on to tobacco. Choosing the best pipe tobacco for beginners can be a challenge. After all, there are hundreds of different brands, varieties and types on the market. Choosing can be daunting. Follow [...]

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Why the Peterson Dracula Pipe

The Peterson name is one that is associated with high quality, great-smoking pipes in the pipe world, and most pipe lovers have a Peterson in their collection or at least know of the company. And each year, Peterson releases a few special pipes for serious pipe collectors. One of the 2012 Limited Edition pipes is [...]

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Tobacco Pipes History: Looking Back

Tobacco pipes history is long and vividly accounted for through archeological findings and historical research. We could write a book, or five, about it. For now, here is a brief overview:Beginning of tobacco pipes historyThe first smoking pipes identified were found in Egypt and dated back to 2000 BC. Archeologists found them inside tombs, primarily [...]

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Understanding the Peterson P-Lip

Peterson pipes can claim originality on many things, but when it comes to a truly innovative smoking experience, this 150 year-old tobacco pipes maker is probably best known for the P-Lip mouthpiece. Read on to learn more about this unique bit, which is still popular nearly 117 years after it was patented.What is a Peterson [...]

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What is briar wood for tobacco pipes?

Have you ever wondered why tobacco pipes are made out of briar wood?For those of us who know our pipe history, we know it wasn’t always that way. Tobacco pipes were made from stone, clay, other woods and meerschaum long before the first carver ever set knife to briar. But once he did, well, the [...]

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Gifts for Pipe Smokers #2: Peterson

In this second part of our gift ideas for pipe smokers we’re exploring gifts for Peterson pipes fans. Last week we looked at Savinelli gift ideas, and next week we’ll look at Vauen. Stay tuned for the next few weeks and you’ll be stocked up with an arsenal of ideas for the 2014 holiday season.Feel [...]

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Most Expensive Tobacco Pipe

Smoking tobacco pipes isn’t new.The internet isn’t new (alright it’s “newer”).What is new is the growing number of tech-savvy pipe collectors using Instagram, Reddit, Ebay and other forums to track down obscure artisan collectibles, estate models from historically significant brands like Savinelli and all manner of pipe tobacco, both new and aged. Many of today’s [...]

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