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Object ID 001630

Object Name Silverking pipe

Object Desc Silverking smoking pipe. Made from Algerian briar, in France.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001321

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 1940

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

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

Title Silverking pipe

Description Silverking smoking pipe. Straight stem made from algerian briar. The mouth piece is black plastic with the "[crown]" maker's mark engraved on the underside. Silver 1cm ring seperates mouthpiece from pipe. Silver ring is engraved "EP [in diamond]/[3 script letters]." Top of briar stem is engraved "Silverking" bottom "Algerian Briar/Made in France." Bowl sits at 90 degree angle.


Approx Collection Date

Height 1.75

Length 6

Width 1

Depth 0

Diameter 1

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Dimensions were made as follows: Height: bottom to top of bowl Length: bowl to mouthpiece Width: R to L side of bowl Diameter: Rim to Rim of bowl

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Silverking

Maker Details Silverking may be the factory and not the maker. EP could be the manufacturer, but more research is needed.

Maker Mark Crown, "EP" in diamond


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Image Caption CMY001321

Description Silverking smoking pipe


Date FEB 28,2014

Summary Fair

Assessor Cassie Coffey

Notes Bottom of bowl has a small chip. Inside of bowl and rim are blackened from use. Silver ring is tarnished. Mouth piece has minor teeth marks.


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