by Luca di Piazza

A few days ago during one of those rare moments of relax on my sofa, watching tv, I suddenly found on Discovery Science Channel a short video showing the construction of a pipe. I was able to see more or less 45 seconds, but I was amazed to realize that it was a Dunhill pipe!! Read more

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The Date of Birth

by Luca di Piazza

The pipe is, and should remain, an object for smoking tobacco. This is an ideal that has always been firmly planted in the mind of the Pipe maker and the small Italian workshops.  The interest of the collectors, who have been prevalent since the dawn of pipe smoking itself, paved the way for the evolution of research and development that would later lead to pipes being marked by both shape and the year in which they were produced. The pinnacle of this kind of research is personified by Limited and Numbered Edition of pipes, which have always been very attractive to all types of smokers and collectors.  Read more