Early production Yello-Bole Imperial #3151


Some helpful thoughts on dating older Yello-Bole pipes. Like Troy I love the old timers in this brand. Well done.

Baccy Pipes

Well first off i accidentally  deleted my before and refurbish pics off my camera before i could save them. So its just the after shots.I have actually had this pipe a while and just got around to working on it. In fact i cant recall where i got this pipe now , so I’m gonna guess Ebay.

This is a early production Imperial four digit (3151) Yello -Bole . Since i have no pictures of me working on the pipe ill break down how i date this pipe.

3151  ( In case you dont know Yello Bole uses same shape charts as Kaywoodie )

31- KB&B Yello-Bole Imperial, push tenon, black vulcanite stem (1932-1940’s) or if it was a Kaywoodie  –  Drinkless Kaywoodie Relief w/black vulcanite push-in stem (late 1920’s)

51-  Medium billiard, short stem                                …

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