1953 PATENT DUNHILL SHELL BRIAR ODA 835 BILLIARD PIPE
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You are bidding on what is considered, perhaps, one of the most desirably shaped pipes of the most classic and distinguished pipe maker in the world - A Dunhill sandblasted "Shell Briar" ODA 835 F/T (Fish Tail stem lip) straight "Billiard" shape pipe. This previously enjoyed pipe was crafted in London, England, at the Alfred Dunhill pipe factory, in 1953. It is stamped as a PAT. No. 41574/34. It is also stamped with a circle 4 and an "S". In NO WAY is this huge pipe a Group 4! I don't know if that stamping was simply an aberration or not. THIS IS AN ODA sized pipe through and through, and a prime early example of this classic shape! This fifty five year old pipe possesses a beautiful crisp, detailed, and very craggy sandblasting along with a perfect balance and extremely comfortable hand feel. A pipe cleaner will pass to the bottom of the bowl. T are good reasons why this one is a time tested classic!
I have lightly but thoroughly and carefully cleaned, sanitized, and rejuvenated this outstanding and highly desirable pipe both inside and out. The original hand cut vulcanite... read more