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Latest update August 2, 2020

Refurbished Pipes for Sale #6

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Let a Professional refurbish your pipes or Do It Yourself

Pipe Restoration - Before and After

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Pipes in Selection #6 - Click the grid image to view details of each pipe

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254-RfPSonDR80s R600.00  Sold on preview days on preview days*

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254-RfPSonDeLuxe 20s R1950.00 Buy Now
Reserved during lockdown

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254-RfPsonGiant R1450.00 Buy Now
Reserved during lockdown

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254-RfPSonDLGiantOomPaulSb R1950.00 Buy Now

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254-RfPSonGiantSb R1150.00 Buy Now

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254-RfPSonGiantSmBent R1150.00  Sold on preview days on preview days*

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254-RfPSonMSchaum R395.00  Sold on preview days on preview days*

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254 RfPSonMilMount 31 R450.00  Sold on preview days on preview days*

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254-RfPSonAran 69Sm R795.00  Sold on preview days on preview days*

PETERSON (Dublin)

Charles Peterson started making pipes in Ireland in 1875. By 1898 he succeeded in producing what was then considered to be the perfect system in pipe construction - a built-in trap on the outside of the bowl strengthened by a metal band, and the smoke hole on the top of the mouthpiece (the Peterson lip). Although the Peterson lip was available on straight and half bent pipes, the full system was really only effective for full bent pipes.
The range encompasses pipes of all qualities, from “every day” through “Premier” to superb “De Luxe”, a full selection of shapes (with and without the Peterson lip).
Can include pipes with bowls of Tanganyikan (Tanzanian) meerschaum.
Sterling Silver bands (extract from www.peterson.ie):
Hallmarking is not a legal requirement in many countries, but it is in Ireland. By Irish Law, the standard of most gold, silver and platinum articles must be tested (known as assaying) at the Assay Office of the Company of Goldsmiths at Dublin Castle. Having established the legal standard of purity, the articles are stamped with a series of marks, known as Hallmarks.
All Peterson Silver Mounted Pipes carry three distinctive marks :

  1. The Symbol Hibernia (Ireland) denoting the country of origin.
  2. .925 is a new European standard mark denoting the high quality (purity) of the silver used.
  3. The Date Letter Code for the year in which the silver was hallmarked and the pipe made.

Peterson Donegal Rocky shape 80s

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254-RfPSonDR80s R600.00  Sold on preview days on preview days*

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This rugged bowl warrants the Hallmark stamped 0.925 sterling silver band.
The rest of the hallmark is not clear but the “date” appears to be “Y” which is 1965.
The deep cut rings divide the bowl into two distinctive parts – very clever. Peterson mouthpiece.
Unsmoked

 

Weight  49g
Inside bowl diameter 19mm
Inside bowl depth 30mm

 

 

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Refurbished Pipe for sale

Refurbished Pipe for sale

Refurbished Pipe for sale

 

Peterson System Briar De Luxe 20s

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254-RfPSonDeLuxe 20s R1950.00 Buy Now
Reserved during lockdown
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The De Luxe is one of the top qualities in Peterson System Briars.
Flawless Flame Grain spreading up over most of the bowl, deserves the sterling silver, hallmark stamped collar.
The 18mm diameter bowl is slightly bevelled for easy filling. Excellent balance in hand and mouth.
Original Box. Included in the box we found the Peterson stamped pipe tool with serrated blade.
Unsmoked.

 

 

Weight  49g
Inside bowl diameter 18mm
Inside bowl depth 36mm

 

 

 

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Refurbished Pipe for sale

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Peterson Giant Churchwarden. Rusticated Full Bent

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254-RfPsonGiant R1450.00 Buy Now

Refurbished Pipe for saleReserved during lockdown

 

 

Rugged machined finish feels good in the hand. Fitted with a stamped collar to protect the shank.  Collar shows “Sterllng Silver” – previous to the modern 0.925 stamping
Collar shows plenty of wear – other than that, the pipe is in good condition. Peterson lip. A real giant of a pipe, but has good balance as with all Peterson System Pipes.

 

Weight  108g
Inside bowl diameter 23mm
Inside bowl depth 55mm

 

 

 

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Refurbished Pipe for sale

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Peterson De Luxe Giant Sandblast Oom Paul

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254-RfPSonDLGiantOomPaulSb R1950.00 Buy Now

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Deep sandblasting gives a rugged look to the whole pipe, and shows off the good tight grain.
Stamped band protects the shank and gives an aristocratic look. The style of band is that used on the De Luxe Petersons. Well preserved bowl – hardly smoked
The Mouthpiece: It appears to have broken, and mended with a new top portion, and resulting in a standard fishtail lip.

 

Weight  102g
Inside bowl diameter 23mm
Inside bowl depth 57mm

 

 

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Peterson Giant Sandblast Bent, Nickel Band

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254-RfPSonGiantSb R1150.00 Buy Now

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A well preserved bowl, carefully smoked. Good tight grain all around the bowl.
Nickel band fitted to reinforce the repair to a cracked shank, possibly a replacement mouthpiece, very sturdy.
Should have many years of smoking in it.

 

 

Weight  89g
Inside bowl diameter 22mm
Inside bowl depth 53mm

 

 

 

 

 

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Refurbished Pipe for sale


Peterson Giant Smooth Bent, Metal Band

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254-RfPSonGiantSmBent R1150.00  Sold on preview days on preview days*

 

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A truly giant piece of briar. Carefully smoked and well preserved with good grain - straight and birdseye, and plenty of hard wood.
Metal band fitted after being sold (part of stamping covered), probably to reinforce shank since there is no apparent crack.

Weight  98g
Inside bowl diameter 22mm
Inside bowl depth 53mm

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Peterson Amboseli Meerschaum  shape 317

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254-RfPSonMSchaum R395.00  Sold on preview days on preview days*

 

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The Meerschaum was mined by the Tanganyika Meerschaum Corporation in the Amboseli basin in Tanganyika (Tanzania since 1964). From the late 1960s the bowls were manufactured by Laxey Pipe Ltd and, in addition to their own brands, supplied to several different companies. Deposits from Kenya and Tanzania are now exhausted.
Slightly heavier than Turkish Meerschaum. Overall in pretty good shape. Damage to rim from careless “knocking out” not serious to the smoking quality. The mouthpiece shows no sign of being heavily used.

 

Weight  75g
Inside bowl diameter 18mm
Inside bowl depth 38mm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Peterson Army Mount shape 31

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254 RfPSonMilMount 31 R450.00  Sold on preview days on preview days*

Made in Ireland, stamped silver band, Peterson Mouthpiece.
Good amount of hard wood, and no obvious surface flaws.
Hardly smoked.
Weight  31g
Inside bowl diameter 18mm
Inside bowl depth 27mm

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Refurbished Pipe for sale

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Peterson Aran Smooth shape 69 Bent

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254-RfPSonAran 69Sm R795.00  Sold on preview days on preview days*

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A really good looking piece of briar - Birdseye on right-hand panel, crossgrain on front into left-hand side and down the shank. Plus  a lovely view of straight grain across the rim of the bowl. Standard mouthpiece.
Unsmoked.

Weight
Inside bowl diameter
Inside bowl depth

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Prolong the life of your favourite briar with a little more care and attention.

Professional Refurbishment.

Take a look at those old discarded pipes (discoloured, sour, damaged) - some of them may easily justify the cost of a professional repair or refurbishment. The bowl will be reamed, cleaned and sweetened with "mead", and the whole pipe polished to restore its dignified appearance - only the dents will remain as a reminder of past pleasures.
As well as replacement mouthpieces, a hole in the bowl or a cracked shank can be repaired.
You won't be able to buy a new branded pipe for the R200 to R300 the professional job may cost you. Bring in your pipe for assessment.


D I Y Refurbishment

Here is a step-by-step procedure:

There are 4 distinct cleaning processes:
1. Removing the build-up of tars and juices which collect inside the shank and mouthpiece, and in the base of the bowl.Work over a tray or dish lined with paper. Remove the mouthpiece from the pipe. Insert the nozzle of the CGA Pressurised Pipe Cleaner spray into the peg of the stem and press down for 2-3 seconds to release the spray. Repeat for the shank. Use a bristle cleaner to really scrub the inside of the shank and mouthpiece. Or you could dip the bristle in a solvent (eg Savinelli Pipe Clean, or some form of alcohol). You could pour or spray just a little solvent into the base of the inside of the bowl and work the bristle cleaner through from the slightly tilted shank.           
Try not to splash the solvent on the outside of the bowl or mouthpiece. Be careful not to start a hole in the base of the bowl through excessive twisting - and for very bent pipes go easy round the bend in the mouthpiece.
You have finished when the pipe cleaner comes through clean.
2. Keeping the carbon layer under control. When necessary, ream the carbon layer inside the bowl to an even thickness of about 1.5mm (R1 coin) - the T-shaped reamer from Savinelli, the Dunhill Carbon Cutter, or the precise, high-tech Senior reamer will do the job comfortably. Wipe the inside of the bowl with a little of the solvent.
3. Polishing the vulcanite mouthpiece to remove the bitter taste. Remove the oxidation from the mouthpiece with a mild abrasive (eg Dunhill Pipe Mouthpiece Polish, Savinelli Stem Polish or Jeweller's Rouge). This might require vigorous and lengthy rubbing (a whole TV programme). If very dull and green, a buffing wheel is a big help - remove the mouthpiece to prevent accidental breakage. With the buffing wheel, take care not to buff too hard on one spot - the vulcanite may burn. If the logo is stamped on the mouthpiece it will possibly disappear.
(A recent comment from a customer was that a buffing wheel is necessary when using "jeweller's rouge" but that he found a good hand rub sufficient when using Savinelli Stem Polish regularly.)
Watchpoint - water based cleaners or abrasives (eg Handy Andy, Vim) or alcohols (eg Meths, benzine) may add to the discolouration of the outside of the mouthpiece - extra polishing will be necessary.
4. Beauty treatment for the outside of the briar bowl. Polish the outside of the bowl with a wax polish (eg Dunhill Bowl Polish; Savinelli Bowl Polish) and a clean cloth. Again a buffing wheel can help - remember to remove the mouthpiece before starting.
(Corncobs shouldn't need a polish, but a beechwood will appreciate it once the varnish has worn off.)
5. Long term protection for the whole pipe.
The Dunhill Silicone Pipe Care Cloth: 100% waxed cotton - Rub lightly over the surface of bowl and mouthpiece after cleaning and polishing. Protects the pipe with an invisible film of silicone wax.

Complete Cleaning Kits are available from Denicotea and Dunhill

Finally, leave the pipe to stand bowl down for at least 24 hours before smoking.

NB Read about cleaning your Meerschaum - a very different process.

Prevention is better than Cure!
1. Don't oversmoke a pipe (especially your favourite) - it will become saturated and turn "sour".
Do rotate your pipes to allow each to dry out properly.
2. Do polish the mouthpiece regularly, don't let the oxidation get the upper hand.
3. Do allow the carbon layer to build in your new pipe - right to the bottom of the bowl - and then keep it reamed to about 1.5mm thickness to prevent cracking.
4. If yours is a filter pipe - do use the filter or use the adapter. Don't smoke without one of them, even once, it can lead to an ill-fitting mouthpiece through a swollen shank. This is almost impossible to rectify.
5. To prevent breakage, do hold close to the join when removing the mouthpiece from the bowl, and don't remove the mouthpiece until the pipe is cool.
6. Don't use a sharp pointed instrument to clean out the bowl - you may drill a hole in the bottom.
7. Do hold your pipe by the bowl (not the stem) when "tapping out" the ash; and don't knock it against a hard surface - you may break the shank or mouthpiece or crack the bowl. Fit a "cork knocker" to a handy ashtray.
The general principle to bear in mind is that the cleaner and drier you keep your pipe, the more enjoyable it will be to smoke - and the longer it will continue to give pleasure.

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