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Denmark Karl Erik Ottendahl (1942 – 2004) was one of the most famous Denmark artisans, who offered good, “really Danish” pipes for an affordable value. He began smoking pipe when he was 14, and started carving as a hobby. Over … Continued

GBD Prodigy Straight Grain

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England, 1960-70s A very high grade GBD pipe marked both “Prodigy” and “Straight grain” made approximately between the late 1960s and late 1970s most probably by Horry Jamieson (ex Barling carver), who was experienced in freehand design and created many … Continued

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, … Continued

Ben Wade (relief grain)

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England, 1960s This attractive freehand is not different from the Lane era Charatan’s make Relief Grain series pipes, and this is not surprising: the pipe was made at the same factory during the same period by the same carvers. Actually … Continued

Made in Denmark

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Denmark We haven’t identified the maker of this pipe, but regardless that it’s a really impressive Danish pipe, made of good piece of briar, skillfully carved, shaped and drilled, with the remarkable distinct straight grain. Recommended!


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Denmark A relatively young and moderately smoked Nording pipe of the quite high grade. There were different grading system applied over the years, but 1 is always the highest grade (currently the freehand grades go from 1 thru 5 and … Continued