American classics of the 1950s, the era of rock and roll, big, beautiful cars with loud radios (does the title of the series hint at Oldsmobile Starfire? :-)), and the rise of many American pipe brands.
The most well-known are the famous Dr. Grabow Starfire pipes with a wire-carved finish that cannot be confused with any other pipe of the time. However, today we have a smooth version of the Starfire with truly attractive grain and contrast!
Pipe markings “STARFIRE \ Dr. GRABOW”, “IMPORTED BRIAR \ Ajustomatic \ PAT.2461905”
Length 14.1 cm (5.55″)
Bowl Height 4.8 cm (1.89″)
Outside Diameter 3.2 cm (1.26″)
Chamber Diameter 1.8 cm (0.71″)
Chamber Depth 3.8 cm (1.5″)
Weight 28 gr.
Briar, vulcanite stem, no filter.
The drilling is noticeably out of center, nevertheless the pipe can serve as an inexpensive and unassuming tool for occasional smoke.
The pipe was accurately smoked, it has been thoroughly cleaned, polished, sanitized and now is ready for a new life.