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Object ID 001618

Object Name Dr. Grabow Pipe

Object Desc Briar wood pipe with black stem by Dr. Grabow.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001316

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tobacco Products


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Tobacco Exhibit Counter

Object Date

Start Year Range 1943

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Dr. Grabow,smoking,tobacco,pipes,Linkman's (brand),

Title Dr. Grabow Pipe

Description Dark brown briarwood pipe with short black stem/mouthpiece. Spade engraved on the left side of the bowl and on the mouthpiece. "Linkman's Dr. Grabow Select Grain" engraved on the left side of the bowl. "8480" and "Imported Bruyere" engraved on the right side of the bowl."Pre-Smoked Reg. U.S. Pat. Off." and "Pat No. 1896800" engraved underneath bowl.


Approx Collection Date

Height 0

Length 5.5

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Dr. Grabow

Maker Details For more than 60 years, Dr. Grabow Pipes and a wide range of other pipe brands have been crafted in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Since 1943 the town of Sparta, NC has been home to what is today the largest quality pipe manufacturing operation in the world.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1316



Date FEB 27,2014

Summary Fair

Assessor Ben Locke

Notes Pipe has edgewear along the rim of the bowl. Bowl is still dirty. Heavy wear on the mouthpiece. The entire pipe could be cleaned up more.


Date MAR 25,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Tobacco Exhibit Counter from Cabinet 1, Shelf 4 - automatic entry by admin

Date MAR 25,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin