Blue Ridge feather ROCK the pipe

Green

my site! Or visit the Site Map.
       
This pipe was no great find - it has the bottom of the heel sawed or broken off. But it was first time I had ever seen or known of these pipes having a unique box and brochure. Of course, I had to have it. Thomas Fink's auction on eBay led to some very spirited bidding, but I prevailed at an exorbitant price. Even so, as the only box extant that I know of and with unique literature it was well worth it. As a result of this find, A History of the pipe required major revision and the Literature Enclosed with the pipe page also had to be revised. I gave the pipe to my friend and fellow collector, Rick Osborn, and put #428, which is a perfect un-smoked Green Blue Ridge pipe, in this box. Probably not the best curatorial practice, but seemed sensible to me. Pipe Photo

Valuing the pipe result for pipe 487: n/a points. (See #428.)

The contents of this site are Copyright © 1996—2012 by Billie W. Taylor II, Ph.D. World Rights Reserved. The copyright holder specifically prohibits reproduction, transmission, duplication or storage of these pages or any portion thereof in any electronic or physical medium, under any circumstances. Please request reproduction rights if you'd like to reproduce all or part of this site. If you like this page and wish to share it, you are welcome to link to it, with my thanks.

Last update: 2011-10-14