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Kevin Keith
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Tue May 14, 2019 2:18 pm

I got this pipe the other day from @Fr_Tom (many thanks). It's an unstamped Royalton that Tom Douglas, aka @ted, (RIP) picked up at the Sparta factory. Ed James, aka Ozark Southpaw, (RIP) ended up with it and took it to new heights. Here's the story ~~~> https://www.tapatalk.com/groups/drgrabo ... on#p132640

It's a great smoker, just in case you were wondering. :king:
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Tue May 14, 2019 2:41 pm

Very nice! As a fan of amber colored stems I approve of this pipe! An awesome gift indeed! Enjoy them smokes...!
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Tue May 14, 2019 2:50 pm

Congrats! I remember this one, got a good haul from the back room that year. A perfect pipe and momento of Ed and Tom. I had forgot Ed's "grandson" had an account, miss those guys.
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Tue May 14, 2019 3:02 pm

That's awesome! And she's a looker too
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Tue May 14, 2019 3:11 pm

Great looking pipe and a memorable history. :thumbs:
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Tue May 14, 2019 3:25 pm

OK, I'll never post a picture of my Royalton again :lol: That's a beautiful pipe and for it to be a great smoker is an added bonus.
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Tue May 14, 2019 3:40 pm

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Tue May 14, 2019 6:11 pm

That's GORGEOUS... well done.
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Tue May 14, 2019 8:10 pm

I had a feeling @Kevin Keith would have an appreciation for this pipe.
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Tue May 14, 2019 8:12 pm

Very nice . . .

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