PIPE-DAN 250 unsmoked

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Denmark, 1970

Fantastic finding! An unsmoked freehand (“free form”) Pipe-Dan pipe made in 1970! The Pipe-Dan (Pibe-Dan) shop was opened in 1943 by H. Dan-Christensen and until 1991 there were offered pipes from leading Danish carvers such as Hans Hartmann, Gert Holbek, Sven Knudsen, Tom Eltang, Arne Nygaard, P. Holtorp, Poul Hansen, and Ph. Vigen. Preben Holm sold his first pipes to Pipe-Dan before his sixteenth birthday in 1963.

The pipe markings are “PIPE-DAN \ COPENHAGEN”, “250 \ 1170 \ D”, “PIPE-DAN”. The length is 15.1 cm (5.94″), bowl’s height is 4.8 cm (1.89″). External dimensions of the bowl are 5.4 x 3.9 cm (2.12 x 1.54″), internal diameter is 2.4 cm (0.94″). The depth is 3.6 cm (1.42″) and this pipe weights 42 gr. Briar, vulcanite stem, no filter.

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