Antique1800/1900s Real Meerschaum Large Debrecen Pipe W/ Cherry Wood Stem Vgc
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Antique1800/1900s Real Meerschaum Large Debrecen Pipe W/ Cherry Wood Stem Vgc:
An antique genuine block meerschaumDebrecen shaped pipe from the late 1800s or early 1900s.The Debrecen shape is one of three Hungarian shapes that were commonly used in meerschaum pipes of this era."Tomake the pipe functionally complete, a long, tapered, wood stem and mouth piece were paired with a cord to ensure that the bowl did not fallaway from the stem and become damaged." Ben Rapaport.This pipe has the long cherry wood stem and mouth piece and the cord. The pipe has what is probably nickel fittingsat the end of the shank and a nickel wind cap, both are in good used condition, shinyand not dented. The cork at the end of thecherry wood stem is in very good condition allowing for a snug fit, and the mouth piece has only light chatter. I did not attempt to clean this pipe, it is as I found it, as it is an antique and I do not want to cause any damage, I will cleaning for the new owner.This pipe is however clean on the outside and has great patina and only minimal surfacewear marks. I am not an expert, I justenjoy pipes. I do my best to describe each pipe as accurately as possible. I take lots of pictures from lots of angles. Please see the pics for details as they are part of the description, you can magnify them and see up close. If you can't see everything you want, I will be happy to send you more pics. If you want more details please ask questions. As a Thank you for your purchase, I am also enclosing 2 Collective Match Books that were collected in the 1950s thru 1990s. FREE SHIPPING IS FOR LOWER 48 STATE ONLY.
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