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This COLLECTIBLE BRIAR PIPE is a GORGEOUS PATENT NUMBERED, "FAMILY ERA" 1924 - 1938 SASIENI EIGHT DOT in a CLASSIC LOVAT Shape!!! This Dunhill Group 4 Size Lovat was identified by Sasieni with the Town Name "MARLBOROUGH"!!! As the pictures reflect, this Lovat remains in PRISTINE CONDITION with very VERY STRONG NOMENCLATURE particularly reflected by the PATENT NUMBER ("PAT. N o 1513428") which is still crisply stamped on the Shank! Virtually all Sasieni collectors agree that the EIGHT DOTS are EXCEPTIONALLYRARE , and one of the RAREST SHAPES among EIGHT DOTS was the LOVAT!!! Because of its' EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION , this is a MUSEUM QUALITY SASIENI LOVAT!!!

Since most pipesmokers are familiar with Sasieni "Family Era" grading and nomenclature, it will not be repeated here in detail. Town names were used in lieu of shape numbers and the "MARLBOROUGH"
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