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LEFT: 3 of Laurence Kothari's
favourite pipes

TOP:  S.Bang Grade 'A' bent
Rhodesian - straight grained 360
degrees around and nice tight
birdseye top and bottom of the

MIDDLE: Kirt Balleby Grade 4 -
a very typical Balleby shape
(deep brandy glass) with tight
flame grain 360 around the bowl
and stem. The bottom has
superlative birseye.

BOTTOM: by Peter Klein 'Orca'
- the top grade. The pipe was
designed by Laurence and and
has a 50,000 year old mammoth
horn ring. Tight flame to straight
grain all around the bowl and
lovely  birdseye on the bottom.
LEFT: PCoL member #UK599F  who wishes to
remain anonymous:

From left to right



Rainer Barbi

Tom Eltang
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Pipes of all Types

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LEFT: 6 of Quentin Durward's favourite

Calabash shape - designed for the twentieth
aninversary of the
academie internationale de
la pipe.
This pipe is number 019 of 300. Made from
Calabria briarwood, It has a tight flame grain
with bird's eye beneath. It sports a solid
silver, embossed, and numbered band.

Grand Oru    
Bent apple - tight flame grain, and exquisite
bird,s eye with horn band.

Bent apple sandblast with polished panel.

Fribourg & Treyer
Purchased from the shop in Haymarket, as my
first expensive pipe. Bird's eye, and cross
flame patterns.

Nording Flame grain, horn ring at the end of
the shank, rusticated panel around the bowl.

James Upshall
Tilshead Straight flame grain.