Daily Archives: June 23, 2021

New Life to a French Chapuis-Comoy Sunrise 729 Acrylic Bent Stem Dublin Sitter


This is a beauty that Dal just restored and posted on his blog. Give it a read. It turned out to be a stunning pipe. Thanks Dal

The Pipe Steward

The next pipe on the worktable came to me in 2018 when my son, Josiah, contacted me from an antique shop in St. Louis, where he lived and was studying. He found a box of pipes with a price on it, and he texted me in Bulgaria, where we were then, with a question whether I would be interested in them? It did not take long for my response of ‘Yes!’ and he purchased what I called the St. Louis Lot of 26. The caveat from Josiah was that he would share in the purchase and that I was to choose one pipe in the Lot for myself from him – a gift for the coming Christmas. The picture below was taken after unwrapping the Lot on Christmas and guess which pipe I chose as my Christmas gift? The huge Churchwarden in the center, of course. Many of the other…

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