185. Why You Won’t See A Peterson Pipe Price Guide

I was talking to my co-author Gary Malmberg at The Secondhand Smoker recently about the advisability of creating a price guide for a new Peterson project I’m planning. His answer, as an estate pipe dealer for many years and Peterson expert, is so good that I present it here with his blessing.  I have seen

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184. The Arklow 2020 Line

In September of 2017, Peterson released a custom line in collaboration with SPC, the Arklow, which I praised at the time as one of the most original and eye-catching gateway lines Peterson had released, due in part to the twin finishes (walnut and burgundy), the inclusion of some B shapes and the concave, slightly shortened,

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183. A Chat with Josh Burgess, Peterson’s Managing Director

I first met Josh Burgess, Peterson’s managing director, through a phone conversation several years ago when he was still at Smokingpipes.com. I was in the middle of teaching an 8th grade class and they’d just gone to their independent practice when he called in response to my answers on one of those “Survey Gorillas” that

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182. Hallmarks: Dating Your Peterson with Metal-Mount Markings

With the Peterson book now sold out at the publisher (although Smokingpipes.com still has copies), I feel I can finally offer a guide on dating Peterson pipes by their metal-mount markings to those don’t have the book and perhaps make it a little easier even for those who do. Peterson ranks only very slightly behind

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