The same thing happened to me! I never liked the look of them and now.....I have 10.
I bought a Giubileo d'Oro 122 pot in Florence in 2016 and that started it. I now have a Punto Oro 125, Punto Oro Mister G 122, a Punto Oro of which I can't read the number, Roma Lucite 122 and a Silver of...
I'm with you on this one!
Whenever I find a pipe with some forgotten baccy left inside it, I will try smoking it instead of just discarding it.
Most of the times it tastes bad but sometimes it's OK.
What I often do is to load a fresh, clean pipe at night. Put flame to the baccy until it's...
I bought my pipes to smoke and not to exhibit them.
That said, I do clean the airways and bowls after smoking.
I also have a buff, fixed to drill, to polish my smooth pipes and the stems from time to time.
I don't worry about rim darkening and I love the patina on naked briar.
All of my...
I was given a beautifully restored MATTNER pot with saddle stem by a friend.
This pipe smokes like a champ and it's got beautiful bird's eye grain which I love.
Any of the BoB know more about this brand, please?