DUNHILL Root Briar LBS, 1964

DUNHILL Root Briar LBS, 1964

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England, 1964

Among with the Duhill ODA Dunhill LB (LBS) series is rather a designation for a very specific, large, at times – chubby billiard shape. According to John C. Loring “Dunhill introduced the LB shortly following the end of World War I and the shape soon became one of, if not the most popular. The principal attributes of the shape, a thick shank and ‘applish billiard’ bowl are found at inception and for the great most part consistently thereafter. ” Most experts believe the “LB” abbreviation stands for the “Large Billiard” and “LBS” – “Large Billiard Slender”. A highly collectable sample!

The pipe markings are “LBS”, “DUNHILL \ ROOT BRIAR”, MADE IN \ ENGLAND 4″, “(4)R”. The length is 14.7 cm (5.79″), bowl’s height is 4.9 cm (1.93″). External diameter of the bowl is 3.8 cm (1.5″), internal diameter is 2.1 cm (0.83″). The depth is 4.1 cm (1.61″) and this pipe weights 49 gr. Briar, vulcanite stem, no filter. The chamber has normal moderately smoked wear, not exluding some light scratches made by a cleaning tool, but definitely without any major isues. The pipe comes with the original leather bag.

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  1. Daniele Napoletano

    I’m interested to buy this pipe, how much cost? I live in Italy it’s possible to delivery in Italy? I have many friends in Ukraine, do you have a fisical shop? Tank’s you

    • Volodymyr

      Hi Daniele,

      thank you very much for contacting Victoria’s pipes and for your interest in pipes!

      I have already tried to respond you on Twitter but perhaps the message was lost. The pipe is already on its way to a buyer therefore it will remain “Reserved” until the cutomer receives it and confirms he’s satisfied with the purchase. All available pipes are listed in the “Store” section. Also you may follow us on

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      All the best to you in the New 2018!

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      The best firendly regards,

      Volodymyr

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