The origin of the Jobey brand is a kind of a mystery. The most probably the company was founded in the beginning of the XX century, but there is a contradictory opinion about a mother country of Jobey pipes. Most sources believe Jobey was an English founded company switched soon to production in USA. Some other enthusiasts found a saga story of Jobey brothers from Brooklyn. Regardless its origin the company changed a number of owners and producers in the course of time. In 1970s the majority of Jobey pipes were manufactured in St Claude, France. But at the same time a series fabulous free hand pipes of a really Danish style were ordered in Denmark, most probably by Karl Erik Ottendahl – Jobey DANSK.
The pipe markings are “Jobey DANSK \ HANDMADE IN DENMARK \ 2SM”. The length is 16.4 cm (6.46″), bowl’s height is 6.1 cm (2.4″). External dimensions of the bowl are 5.2 x 4.8 cm (2.05 x 1.89″), internal diameter is 2.2 cm (0.87″). The depth is 3.8 cm (1.5″) and this pipe weights 77 gr. Briar, vulcanite stem, no filter. The chamber has been protected with a break-in coat.