JAMES UPSHALL Tilshead bulldog

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England, 1980-90s This is perhaps the largest and one of the most attractive Tilshead pipes we have ever offered. This large, heavy, high-quality English bulldog-style pipe came to us from the period after 1984 when James Upshall began engraving stampings … Continued

G.W. SIMS freehand

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England, 1970s According to pipedia, George W. Sims used to work for Charatan’s (that is clearly visible of some Sims pipes) and for Barling (that is also not excluded). But finally he found himself as an independent tobacconist and an … Continued

G.W. SIMS horn

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England, 1960-70s According to Pipedia, George W. Sims used to work for Charatan’s (which is clearly visible in some Sims pipes) and for Barling (which is also not excluded). But finally, he found himself as an independent tobacconist and the … Continued

BEWLAY Twenty 122

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England, 1950-70s One of the most famous English tobacco shops, Bewlay & Co. Ltd, was founded in 1870 at 49 W. Strand in London by the Jewish Elkan family, who immigrated from the Netherlands. At the initial stage, the business … Continued

MURRAY-FRAME & LOVE apple

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UK (Scotland) “Herbert Love …traded as Murray Frame for 80 years” the Herald Scotland wrote in an article about the closure of Herbert Love’s last independent smoke shop in Glasgow. Murray-Frame was one of the last independent pipe companies in … Continued