I have about 20 of them. Sometime before 1924, the Dinwoodie had been discontinued and the Kaywoodie name was beginning to be used on an extensive line of pipes that ultimately would be the name of the company. After a light buffing with 0000 steel wool, the tar was gone and I could see a pristine rim. Frank constructed a new building to serve as production facility and corporate offices on Horse Block Road, Yapank, Long Island. Estate pipes are generally far less expensive than a new pipe of the same make, thereby representing an excellent value for the money, and for many smokers, a way to sample the wares of pipe makers they might not otherwise be able to afford. The banded Super Grain had the white Kaywoodie cloverleaf logo in the bit and a wide metal band.
Heritage Pipes were produced from 1964 until 1970 Source Kaywoodie. Find someone could he have went on a list on the s. This interim owner was not a pipemaker and after only 3 years was looking for a buyer. Two basic models were available. The inner edge is better than it was when I started and looks close to round. Bakelite was invented in 1907, so this pipe was likely made from 1908 to 1914, as the Bakelite was quite the technological wonder of the time, and was used in many products still in use today. I overfilled them with the glue and briar dust to ensure that the repair is solid and would have no pits in the surface once I sanded them.
I put the stem back in place and set up the retort. The number of shapes available see Appendix , however, was not substantially different from the number offered in the 1947 catalog. I was thinking after some initial research that these pipes were from around 1910 — early 1920s. Tall, tapered bowl in six shapes see Table 5. The bowl had some deep, sharply edged dents in the briar. The only problem, if you want to call it that, is that the stems discolor quickly and dont look very attractive after awhile.
I sanded it lightly with a fine grit sanding sponge to remove the last of the grit and grime softened by the bath. I reamed the bowl with a PipNet pipe reamer and used a dental pick to clean out some of the scale around the edges of the airway. Buy and pricing kaywoodies - estate pipes, is filled well - sold everyday at an antique. Heritage Pipes were produced from 1964 until 1970 Source Kaywoodie. I had found out these were quite rare and was lucky to win the bid on it. I want to give a brief summary of what he found in the next two short paragraphs to set the stage for the one that I found once he highlighted the brand for me. Kaywoodie is still produced today by the S.
This report also said that if you wanted to smoke, smoke a pipe instead. Any listings below for affairs jessieso16 on our discriminating pipe. The stem has an inlaid double white diamond on the left side. I put a plastic washer between the stem and shank so that I could sand the stem right up to the shank without worrying about rounding the shoulders of the stem. Italian and French briar couldn't be had until very late in the war.
The first thing I did was ream the bowl. I normally show pictures of a brush loaded with gunk, but in this case the brush came clean on the first pass. Mouthpieces are wafer thin and concave. With the bowl reamed it was time to top the bowl. The finish was gone and the bowl was almost black with grit and grime. This line of pipes might be one of the best kept secrets out there. When the glue had dried I sanded the two spots with 220 grit sandpaper and the two sanding sponges to smooth out the patches and blend them into the vulcanite.
. The steel wool worked well on the bowl, so I skipped the 1500-2400 grit micro mesh and started at 3200. The pipe was in remarkable shape for its age. A special sandblasting process exposes a greater surface area on the bowl, giving a cooler, more satisfying smoke. The briar was in good but dirty condition and it appeared that the finish was in great shape under the grime and tars.
Mouthpieces are wafer thin and concave. I hope this might help you in getting more information. Sometime between 1936 and 1947, the better pipes were marked with a black cloverleaf inside a white dot. I wiped the sanded bowl down and then gave it a coat of Danish Oil with Walnut stain to touch up the repairs and the entire bowl. This pipe had a large, non-threaded fitment.