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Object ID 001628

Object Name Dorchester pipe

Object Desc Dorchester smoking pipe, made in London, England.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001319

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tobacco Products


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 3

Object Date

Start Year Range 1950

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Dorchester (brand),tobacco,pipes,smoking,

Title Dorchester pipe

Description Straight stem smoking pipe from Dorchester. Mouth piece is black plastic with a bevel. The connected bowl is dark brown and textured like tree bark. Bowl has two ridges around the middle. Underside of bowl is engraved "Dorchester/London Made/Made in England."


Approx Collection Date

Height 1.5

Length 5.25

Width 1.5

Depth 0

Diameter 1

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Dimensions were taken as follows: Height: Bottom to Top of Bowl Length: Bowl to Mouth Piece Width: R to L side of Mouth Piece Diameter: Rim to Rim of Mouth Piece

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Dorchester

Maker Details London, England

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY001319

Description Dorchester smoking pipe


Date FEB 28,2014

Summary Very Good

Assessor Cassie Coffey

Notes Pipe has small amount of wear. The bowl has little blackening and the mouth piece has minor teeth marks.


Date FEB 28,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Cabinet 1, Shelf 8 from Room 7, Shelf 7 - 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

Date MAR 25,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 3 from Cabinet 1, Shelf 8 - automatic entry by admin