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16/12/2014

Ciao Paolo!

by Luca di Piazza

I would like to dedicate a few words to say goodbye to a man who was both adear friend of mine, as well as the pipe world as a whole. His name is Paolo Becker, and he passed in the night between Friday and Saturday last. Read more

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by Luca di Piazza

Today you can follow on our Blog the Live Picture Show of the unique workshop held at the Neatpipes Studio in Milan, with Manduela and Paolo Becker. The two carvers are guests at Neatpipes in these days, mixing their own different experiences, will make a very special and unique pipe together! Read more

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by Luca di Piazza

We are helding an event in our Neatpipes Studio tonight. Follow us with our Live Picture Show. Special Guests: Manduela and Paolo Becker Read more

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by Mark Irwin

 I’m mad about chubbies. My analyst Doc Irwin says it’s because I was chubby as a kid. When everyone else was buying their shrink-to-fit Levi 501s, I was buying Expand-O-Matic Huskies With The Patented Double Knee at Sears & Roebuck. Even in grad school one of my best friends said, “You’re not really chubby—that’s just happy fat. Buddha tummy.” Yeah, right. Read more

31/01/2012

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

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