Category Archives: Thank You for Smoking
Handcrafted, one at a time in Negaunee, Michigan, the very exceptional pipes of Lee Von Erck have been demanding attention throughout the pipe smoking community worldwide. Pipe smoking aficionados claim that Von Erck’s pipes are well sought after due to … Continue reading
In Russia recently, I purchased a pipe made in Armenia: And some Russian pipe tobacco:
Another gift from David of Taiwan, accompanied by six kilos of highly priced karasumi and two cases of the best Taiwanese kaoliang. (Dream on Lohficer, dream on!)
Charles Brown of Tabac 101, Singapore, had this wooden pipe display cabinet custom-built and shipped to me from the USA. It is supposed to be a gift for my 60th birthday, which isn’t until February next year, insha’Allah. What a … Continue reading
JQ came back from Shanghai with a pipe shaped like a you-know-what for me. It’s a beautiful and very well-made pipe but I’ve never had a dick in my mouth before and I’m not about to start.
This leather-bound book humidor by Sikarlan is cedar-lined. The dividers will hold up to five 51 ring gauge cigars of 178mm in length (Churchill size). The entire divider section can also be removed to give a 78mm x 178mm x … Continue reading
A poor replica of Vauen’s Zeppelin:
Rattray’s was established in Scotland back in 1903; here’s my latest acquisition:
Can’t enough of meerschaum pipes – this latest addition is custom-made for me by Fikri Baki, a veteran meerschaum pipe carver of 25 years, from Turkey.