J. S N 4-Parts OOM PAUL (pre-WWII) **EXCELLENT CONDITION**V.RARE** Estate Pipe
A very special Oom Paul offered in this listing. Made before World War 2 (its stem is of organic origin, material not used after WW2) of excellent quality materials. Exact dating is difficult, it may have been made some time between the last decades of the 19th century and the first of the 20th.
The two parts of its bowl (its upper part functions similarly to the meerschaum covers in the gourd calabash pipes) are made from excellent quality briar without faults. The shank is made of cherrywood, also of excellent quality, with ending made of organic material. The shank has screw-in connection to the bottom part of the bowl, similarly the stem is also screwed into the organic part of the shank.
The pipe had metallic coating on the inner part of the upper bowl (see last photos) which was removed during maintenance as it had some ware. The pipe is in exceptionally good condition and after the removal of this metallic coating the briar walls of the chamber are free of cake, so the pipe can be considered as unsmoked.
The beautiful metal rings and wind guard cover (which has some spots due to oxidation) are probably made from some alloy containing (probably low-grade) silver .
In general, this is a well built and quite rare pipe.
Upper Bowl Height = 51 mm (2.01″) – without the cover
Overall Bowl Height = 97 mm (3.82″) – with the cover
Chamber Depth = 45 mm (1.77″) – upper bowl Max Bowl Width = 36 mm (1.42″) Chamber Diameter = 23 mm (0.91″) Tenon External Diameter = 7 mm (0.28″) Weight = 89 gr (3.14 oz) Filter : no Stem : original, organic
The item(s) for sale belong to a large collection of smoked and unsmoked pipes and pipe smoking accessories which has been commissioned to me for sale.
We generally do combine purchases. Any number of pipes purchased together can
be shipped as a single order with a reduced total shipping charge. If you wish to buy more than one items together please use Add to Cart and then Request Total from Seller so we can send you a combined shipping invoice. Cost for package up to 500gr (one to usually 5-6 pipes) is $16.00, from 501 to 1000gr $23.00 and from 1001-2000gr $37.00. Please feel free to ask if you want an exact calculation of combined shipping costs.
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Please examine the photos in the listing as they are part of the description. The items for sale are photographed
using high resolution lenses from all angles so that you can make your own assessment. We have selected not to list uncleaned “as is” pipes, for the reason that important defaults may be hiding behind
dirt, oxidation or cake. For this reason we prefer the long and tedious work of cleaning them before they are
offered for sale. Oxidation is removed from the stems and then they are sanitized using pure alcohol. The
stummels are carefully cleaned and then sanitized. Most of the cake is removed from bowl interior of used pipes,
leaving a thin layer of only about 0.5-1.0 mm cake so that the pipes do not need to be cured from start.
Unless otherwise stated in the description, sales offer is for the smoking pipe only.
Any other objects appearing in the photos (such as pipe stands, tobacco tins etc) are for display purposes only
and are not part of the offer.
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