Vintage Cao Large Thick Block Meerschaum Detailed Leaves Silver Band Case Vgc For Sale
Forsaleis a VintageCAO LargeBlock MeerschaumDetailed FullyCarvedwith Big overlapping Leaves Pipe with a Silver Band.This is really aspecial carved pipe, theleaves are large sweeping around the pipe with the stems weaving an artistically stunning pipe. There is a flower carved on the top of the shank adding to the already special beauty of this pipe. The honey amber colored patina captures the final effect to make this a truly SPECIAL PIPE. ThisGorgeous pipe is in excellent used condition. The CAO stemfits snugglyand is in very good condition. A pipe cleaner passes easily thru the pipe shank into the bowl and thru the stem.The pipe comes with a fitted CAO Brown Leather Fitted Casewithgoldvelvet lining with a sticker stating "CAO HAND CRAFTED OF THE FINEST BLOCK MEERSCHAUM BY CAO."
The latchcloses very tightly andthe outside of the case is ingood condition with some scuffing.Large pipe - Pipe Measures:6 1/4" in length end to end, bowl is1 7/8" high, bowl chamber is 7/8" wide.
International, Inc. is
the producer of one of the country’s top lines of premium cigars, cigar
accessories, Meerschaum pipes, and pipe tobaccos. CAO’s Meerschaum pipes are
smoked by presidents, senators, actors and other dignitaries. CAO was founded
in 1964 by Cano A. Ozgener. Using his initials as the company logo.
Only the best block-meerschaum is shipped to CAO for carving. The preceding article is reprinted here
with the permission (forth coming) of Benninton Tobacconist
is a very rare mineral, a kind of hard white clay. Light and porous structure
of the pipe keeps the smoke cool and soft. The pipe itself is a natural filter
which absorbs the nicotine. Because of this peculiarity, meerschaum pipes
slowly change their colors to different tones of gold and dark brown. This adds
an esthetic enjoyment to its great smoking pleasure. The longer a pipe is
smoked the more valuable it becomes due to the color change. Today many old and
rare meerschaums have found a permanent place in museums and private
Unlike briar, meerschaum does not burn. Meerschaum pipes do
not need pre-smoking to have a good quality performance. You can get perfect
satisfaction with the very first smoking. Each pipe is a hand crafted art of
the masters." Pipedia, 2013
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 enclosingtwoCollective Match Books that were collected in the 1950sthru 1990s.
I combine shipping to save when you buy multiple items. I also ship to Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, and Japan,and I prefer priority flat rate shipping for international shipping. I will ship within1 day of receiving cleared payment, which is due within 5 days from close of sale. I accept only Paypal. Thanks for looking!
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Vintage Cao Large Thick Block Meerschaum Detailed Leaves Silver Band Case Vgc: $130