Summer 2016 : Pipes and Tobaccos Magazine

Category: Summer 2016

Parting Shots

Parting Shots

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Events

Events

NASPC 2016 Swap/Sell Show The annual North American Society of Pipe Collectors Swap/Sell Show will be held Friday and Saturday, Aug. 26 and 27, 2016, at the Crowne Plaza hotel, 600 Metro Place N., Dublin, OH 43017. Call the hotel before Aug. 5 at 866.372.5566 and mention the NASPC show to receive a special room […]

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Pipefuls

Pipefuls

I have received a great deal of correspondence over the past several months. It has been on a variety of subjects touched upon in Pipefuls and elsewhere in P&T, but I will try to put it into a cogent order. I heard back from Stan Nigro regarding Dan Mendelow’s comments on re-engineering pipes: “I enjoyed […]

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Doctor of Pipes award

Doctor of Pipes award

The most prestigious award in the world of pipes is the Doctor of Pipes award conferred at the Chicagoland International Pipe & Tobacciana Show each year, where two people, one in the Industry/Trade category and one in the Hobbyist category, are recognized for their years of dedication to and support of pipe smoking. Everyone considered […]

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The Death Knock

The Death Knock

Fiction by Marc Munroe Dion Before he became the columnist for his hometown newspaper, the Mill River Standard Times, Jack Dupont spent five years on a large Midwestern daily. Straight out of college, he took the first job he could get and worked his way up from covering school committee meetings in the suburbs to […]

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Peterson’s 150-year legacy

Peterson's 150-year legacy

With sales in its home country stagnant, the Irish pipemaker stakes its future on the U.S. and other export markets by H. Lee Murphy Fewer than 5 million people live in the whole of Ireland, with the country’s capital, Dublin, and its environs accounting for about a quarter of that. But are any of them […]

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Resurrections

Resurrections

Standard Tobacco of Pennsylvania is doing interesting work by William Serad There are many who think we are in the Golden Age of pipe tobacco blending, a notion supported by a great deal of objective evidence. But some of us, aged to a ripe maturity yet still in possession of our mental and sensory faculties, […]

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Home away from home

Home away from home

Just for Him in Springfield, Missouri, is more than a tobacco shop by Stephen A. Ross When it’s done right, a premium tobacco shop is far more than just the products and services it sells—it’s a community where friendships thrive and business deals come together. It’s a place of laughter, learning and camaraderie, where a […]

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Pesaro original

Pesaro original

The first Pesaro pipe factory, Mastro de Paja, continues to share its pipe passion by Stephen A. Ross Mark Twain took a rather dim view of patriotism, once writing that a patriot was “the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about.” There was a lot of hollering going on […]

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Pipelines

Pipelines

Progressive pipers I was shocked in regards to all the negative reaction on the Baron Ambrosia article. I would like to add my full support for the article. After an eight-year hiatus from pipe smoking, which I originally took up when I was around 30 years old, my curiosity for it was once again sparked […]

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