I have not added pipes recently as I am preparing for the Chicago show in 2 weeks. These are a few for the show including hawkbills, rustic pipe series, and bulldog Hope to see you there!!!
DR BOB PIPES FOR PURCHASE
RUSTIC PIPE SERIES: STRAIGHT APPLE WITH RED STEM(BRS)
This apple is done with Dr Bob rustication on the bowl and shank and is finished with a black stain. The tobacco chamber is coated for easier break in. The stem is hand cut acrylic and has a cranberry red color that is slighly irridescent and gives a wonderful contrast with the black bowl and shank. The pipe is light and comfortable in the mouth.
A Dr Bob rusticated hawkbill. The bowl and shank are stained buckskin. The hand cut acrylic stem is in a lemon yellow color which balances nicely with the buckskin. The tobacco chamber is coated for easy break in.
A small apple with Dr Bob rustication in a seasonal red stained bowl and shank. The rim of the bowl is smooth. Candy cane like white swirls set off the hand cut red acrylic stem. A green accent ring provides a colorful transition between the shank and stem. The tobacco chamber is coated for easier break-in.
A classic Dr Bob rusticated hawkbill. The bowl and shank are stained in a light tan or buckskin. The stem is hand cut red cumberland ebonite which nicely balances with the lighter wood. The tobacco chamber is coated for easier break-in.
A classic Dr Bob hawkbill with a sandblasted finish in medium brown stain. The blast has nice rings that extend onto the shank and the top of the bowl is smooth. The hand cut German ebonite stem has very attractive swirls of black, pale green, and light tan which really sets off the pipe. The bowl can be coated prior to shipping.
This stacked bull dog is finished with Dr Bob Rustication in a medium brown stain. The diamond shank has a variation from classic as the sides of the diamond flow in a gentle curve onto the sides of the bowl up to the cut groove. The hand cut ebonite stem has a spalted tamirind decorative piece providing a nice contrast. A light weight pipe with a great hand feel. STAMPING ID:PPP Length: 5 1/2 inches Bowl Height: 2 3/8 inches Bowl Width: 1 3/4 inches Chamber Depth: 1 7/8 inches Chamber Diameter: 3/4 inches Weight: 2 ounces PRICE: $340
SANDBLASTED STRAWBERRY BILLIARD
This cool small billiard lightweight pipe is blasted in cross cut orientation. Staining black brings out the very fine rings of the strawberry wood on the front and back of the bowl and the top and bottom of the shank. Fine birds eye shows up on the sides of the bowl. The pipe is finished in a hand cut tapered ebonite stem with very attractive swirls of black and pumpkin. The tobacco chamber is coated to give easy break in.
A featherweight pipe with a great hand and mouth feel. The bowl and shank are stained in darkish tan which brings out the surround flame grain. The dublin shaped bowl flows nicely into a black hand cut ebonite stem with a nice taper off the mortise junction. The tobacco chamber can be coaed if desired prior to shipping.
A featherweight smooth billiard in a medium walnut stain. The grain is surround flame type. A hand cut ebonite stem completes this beauty. The tobacco chamber can be coated prior to shipping if desired.
This attractive eighth bent squat tomato has a smooth bowl and shank in a medium brown stain. Flame grain surrounds the bowl and is contrasted with abundant birds eye on the top and bottom of the bowl and shank. An ox shank extender in dark brown and grey colors has a cranberry colored ring at the shank and stem junction. Completing the pipe is a hand cut black ebonite stem gently curving downwards. The bowl can be coated prior to shipping if desired.
This apple shaped pipe is done in Dr Bob Rustication and the bowl and shank are stained in black. A really cool hand cut acrylic stem has swirls of black, yellow and dark caramel colors. This feather weight has a perfect hand and mouth feel. The tobacco chamber is coated for easy break in.
This pipe has a lot going on to give it a great eye appeal. The cutty shaped bowl is in Dr Bob rustication with a natural stain. The bowl flows nicely into a bamboo shank extension. The handcut ebonite stem has a beautiful swirl pattern of black and honey. The bowl can be coated upon request prior to shipping.
This is a beautiful free hand with egg shape features. The bowl and shank are double contrast stained in dark tan which brings out the lovely flame grain on the sides of the bowl and shank. Birds eye really pops on the front and back of the bowl and the top and bottom of the shank. The hand cut ebonite darker red cumberland stem is adorned with an acrylic white band and the stem has a gentle downward curve. A balanced pipe with nice hand and mouth feel.
This feather weight is a fun small billiard in Dr Bob rustication with black stain. The tapered hand cut ebonite stem has multiple swirls of colors, including black, white, olive, and faded pink. This attractive stem works well with the black bowl and shank. The tobacco chamber is coated for easy break in.
This bulldog is done in Dr Bob Rustication and is finished with a medium brown stain. The top rim is smooth and has some nice birds eye. The diamond shank is fitted with a black hand cut ebonite stem. The tobacco chamber is suited for a quicker smoke and the pipe is quite light.
This handsome pipe has a natural finish on the bowl and shank and is done in Dr Bob rustication. It is fitted with a handcut black ebonite stem that is a modified saddle. The bowl is coated for easy break in. Great flowing lines, great hand and mouth feel.
This freehand is a real eye catcher. The bowl shape is Dublinish and has an attractive medium brown double contrast stain. The top and heel are smooth and show nice birds eye. The bent shank finishes in a rounded smooth mortise face and a recessed mortise. A hand cut Cumberland stem completes this beauty. The tobacco chamber is coated for easy break in.
This straight grain free hand has several attractive features. The stain is British tan. The mortise is left in plateau and is recessed to accomodate a hand cut black ebonite stem. This beautiful pipe is well balanced with a great hand feel. The tobacco chamber is coated for easy break in.
This free hand blasted sitter is stained in darkish medium brown. The top of the bowl has a plateau finish. The tapered bowl flows nicely into the curved shank. The acrylic stem starts with a black ring which flows into beautiful marbling of grey, tan, brown and hints of blue colors. The tobacco chamber is coated for easy break in. Overall this is a well balanced pipe with great hand feel.
This pipe has a black bowl and shank in Dr Bob rustication with a white acrylic accent ring on the stem. The SEM ebonite hand cut stem is in a beautiful light olive and black marbling. The shank is in a tear drop shape. The balance and hand feel is perfect. The tobacco chamber is coated for easy break in.
This smaller pipe is in a rhodesian shape, quarter bent. The dark brown stained bowl has Dr Bob Rustication on the upper half with sand blasting on the lower half extending the length of the shank. A white acrylic accent ring on the stem provides nice contrast with the darker stain. The stem is hand cut in acrylic amber tortise. The tobacco chamber is coated.
A bent freehand with a smooth finish in medium brown stain. The flame grain surrounds the bowl and shank. This beauty has very nice symetry and flowing lines. A white acrylic extension piece in the shank provides nice contrast with a black handcut ebonite stem and the brown color of the bowl and stem. The tobacco chamber is coated. The stamping area has an outline of rustication for a nice contrast.
This is another apple to replace the previous spy apple. The bowl is in Dr Bob Rustication, dark brown stain, smooth bowl top with good birds eye, and a hand cut black acrylic military style stem. The tobacco chamber is bowl coated.
This bent billiard has a great hand feel as the bowl and shank are chunky. The bowl is finished in a darker brown, sandblasted style. A raised white acrylic accent ring on the shank gives a nice color contrast between shank and stem. The stem is hand cut dark reddish cumberland. The bowl is coated to enhance cake formation.
SMOOTH BENT OVAL APPLE This bent apple has a slight oval shape in cross section. The bowl is stained in dark walnut and flame grain surrounds the bowl. Nice birds eye pops out on the bottom of the bowl. The stem is hand cut ebonite. This apple has a good hand feel and is well balanced. The bowl is coated for easy break in.
This quarter bent billiard is finished in black and that helps pop the birds eye on the bowl top. The hand cut acrylic bit is pleasantly unusual with a darkish bone core color and then straight lines of charcoal with black, thin colored stripes hidden in the charcoal.
This handsome egg pipe has a smooth bowl with surround flame grain and attractive birdseye at the bowl top and heel. The bowl is finished in a medium brown stain. The tobacco chamber is very generous for a longer smoke. The shank is completed with a bamboo extension and flows nicely into a black acrylic bit. This pipe has lots of eye catching qualities and has a great hand feel.
Dr Bob rustication brings out this dublin shape in a dark brown stain. Then the eye catcher is the black palm decorative piece in the bit. The color and grain of the palm really pop and provide an elegant contrast with the dark stain of the bowl and stem. The acrylic stem has a nice taper to the button. This featherweight has beauty and balance.
All Dr Bob Pipes have their representative red, white & blue dots representing Old Glory and signifying that they are American-made quality pipes.
All tobacco chambers are coated with a proprietary formula to enhance the breaking in pleasure of the pipe. All tenons are made of delrin.
The old system of Patriot and Heritage has been change to P meaning Patriot and H meaning Heritage. Ambassador has been eliminated. These changes have been made to simplify the grading system. The P, PP, PPP are levels of increasing quality or size and are all rusticated or sandblasted. The H and HH are the highest grades and are smooth pipes or smooth pipes with minimal rustication.
Dr Bob Pipe stamping is as follows:
Pipe maker's name
Country of origin
06, 07, etc.
Smooth Light finish
Smooth Medium finish
Smooth Dark finish
Rusticated Light finish
Rusticated Medium finish
Rusticated Dark finish
The last numbers of the stamp indicate the number of the pipe made in the stamped year.
6 1/2 inches or larger
7 1/2 inches or larger
8 1/2 inches or larger
Chamber Diameter of 1 inch or greater
NOTE: I have changed my stamping to no longer have the smooth/rusticated and stain designations(like S for smooth or M for medium finish) just to simplify the stamping.
There may be an additional charge of $25 for silver work, extenders, or hand-cut stems; and a possible $50 charge for magnums. There may be additional charges of $25 per increase in sizes of XL, XXL, and XXXL.
HAND MADE PIPE BAGS
Each pipe comes with one of these beautiful handmade ultra suede pipe bags created by my wife. They are also available for sale separately. Please click the link that corresponds with the stitching color you prefer (red or silver).
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All prices are in United States (U.S.) currency (dollars).* Shipping is done through the United States Postal Service (USPS) using Priority Mail, insured with tracking. Domestic shipping is $12.00. International shipping is $25. If you are purchasing a pipe from a country outside the USA, please contact me first about shipping charges.
Guarantee: If within one year of the purchase date your pipe has a burn out or crack in the bowl, I will replace the pipe for the original buyer: shipping costs will be paid for the replacement by the original buyer
Handmade pipe bags have the shipping included in the price ($15.00)