Charles, thanks for the information on the one and two red dot Blatter pipes. I am a fan of their pipes – having two older ones and am always on the look out for more of them.
Blatter & Blatter have been producing high quality pipes in Montreal since 1907, established in that city only a year after Brigham set up shop in Toronto.I’ve wanted to work on a Blatter pipe for some time, so when this Red Dot Lovat came up on eBay, I snapped it up. It was listed in used, estate condition, but when it arrived it became obvious that the pipe had been smoked no more than a few times.
The rim showed a very light haze of lava, but the walls of the tobacco chamber were without cake. In fact, the factory bowl coating was in nearly perfect condition. The stummel was likewise in excellent condition, without dents or dings. The slightly flared saddle stem was without tooth chatter. Even the aluminum stinger was shiny as new when I removed the stem for inspection.
The pipe is stamped only with “Blatter” in…
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