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ABOVE: Two aluminium Art Deco style system pipes At left: Mello-pure with
replaceable briar inserts under the finned screw-in bowl cap. Right - The inimitable
"Aristocob" - shown with a replaceable corncob inserts that fits under the screw-in bowl cap.
From the Johnny Long collection - PCoL #UK603F.
BRIAN OLIVER'S SYSTEM PIPES
PCoL #UK 347F
LEFT & BELOW: CHAP - French -
anodized aluminium, briar bowl. Marked:
Brevete France Etranger Model - Depose Made
in France. Bought for Briarn by a colleague in
Nice. The pipe takes Medico filters - as per the
photo at the bottom of the page.
Interestingly, Tony Pringle, the most prolific of
the system pipe collectors does not seem to
have a CHAP in his SMOKING METAL
LEFT: Carey's "Magic
Inch" pipes - showing Dr.
Carey's unique invention, the
"Papyrate" filter. Brian Oliver
collection. The straight pipe is
stamed: "Made in London
RIGHT: BRIGHAM - Canadian
system pipe - with long filter of
maplewood - bought by Brian in Toronto.
BELOW: Brigham filters - box of 8.
System Pipe - nickel
ferrule. Brian Oliver
LEFT: Titan system pipe - stamped on the shank, 'TITAN
PATS PEND." and under the bowl, "Made in England."
Brian Oliver collection.
ABOVE: Dadson "Dry Smoke" system pipe -all briar with bakelite stem. Marked
'DADSON' then a patent number, 6, 'LONDON MADE'. A package of its circular filters is seen
at right. Brian Oliver collection, and among his most treasured pipe possessions.
LEFT: Filters - Dadson Dry Smoke - packet marked: H. H. DADSON & CO (PROPRIETERS
SHAW SON & CO) 49 NEW CAVENDISH ST., LONDON W1'. AND a box of MEDICO filters which
fit USA made Medico pipes and others such as the CHAPS (top of page).
Brian Oliver collection - PCoL UK #UK347F.