BBB Turnberry 539

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England, 1996

This canadian shape pipe bears proudly the oldest and most famous English stamping. The name BBB (Blumfeld’s Best Briar and later – Britain’s Best Briar) is very well known and popular from the middle of the XIX century and became the first registered trademark for English pipes. The pipe was made in 1996 as follows from the hallmarks on the unique artisans silver collar.

The pipe markings are “BBB \ TURNBERRY”, “LONDON ENGLAND”, “539”. The length is 14.5 cm (5.71″), bowl’s height is 4.8 cm (1.89″). External diameter of the bowl is 3.4 cm (1.34″), internal diameter is 1.9 cm (0.75″). The depth is 4.2 cm (1.65″) and this pipe weights 38 gr. Briar, vulcanite stem, no filter.

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