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Idlefellow

Idlefellow

Location : The Kansas Prairie
Registration date : 2009-02-24

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PostSubject: The sad and neglected #8   The sad and neglected #8 EmptyThu Nov 17, 2016 11:59 am

Renewing my quest to re-acquaint myself with some seldom-smoked old friends.  This is a house pipe from my old home shop (long gone but never forgotten), the Pipe Rack. I guess it's an author shape?  And I never did know who made their stencil pipes; Jobey maybe.  John Ojile and his wife were fine people and tolerant of our ragtag band of poor grad students, artists, musicians and other ne'er-do-wells;  they'd sit there chatting with us - both smoking cigarettes - while we oohed and awed over pipes we couldn't afford before purchasing a couple ounces of tobacco or a pack of pipe cleaners.  But I did buy many a pipe on lay-away at the Pipe Rack.

It was raining when I took my lunch-time stroll but stopped soon after; I didn't need the umbrella while I smoked a bowl of Diebel's Kentucky Broadcut and remembered some fond times and some good folks.

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Stinger4me



Location : Near the Great Lakes
Registration date : 2010-02-19

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PostSubject: Re: The sad and neglected #8   The sad and neglected #8 EmptyFri Nov 18, 2016 6:55 am

Looks as though it is part author and part Rhodesian, a very nice pipe. Might be good with some McClelland Dark Full English.
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Thistleoak

Thistleoak

Age : 38
Location : Northwest Michigan
Registration date : 2012-08-14

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PostSubject: Re: The sad and neglected #8   The sad and neglected #8 EmptyFri Nov 18, 2016 9:14 am

Beautiful pipe. It is posts like these that I love. Great memories shared. When it comes down to it stolen moments like you shared with us are all we really own.  Life can change drastically at a moments notice ( for good or for bad) but at the end of the day memories like this one can never be taken away from us.  They help make us who we are
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Lonecoyote

Lonecoyote

Location : The Seventh Planet From The Sun...Uranus
Registration date : 2016-10-15

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PostSubject: Re: The sad and neglected #8   The sad and neglected #8 EmptyFri Nov 18, 2016 3:54 pm

Very nice older pipe, thanks for sharing. You can buff that stem up to look like new.

KEEP ON PUFFING!!!
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