R. M. Perkins's Previous Pipes

Robert Perkins

Teenager at Heart
Sales
#1
Hi Guys,

I just sent this one out to @tvJefe.

He and I started off pitching some ideas around and spitballing designs for a Diplomat, and our plans evolved into what you see here.

It is not your typical Diplomat, of course, hence the moniker "Fat Diplomat".

It was his idea to do the faux ivory decorative ring with a half-saddle stem, and I had never done one like that before, but I'm really pleased with the way it turned out.

Actually, I am really pleased with everything about this pipe.

And I especially like the concept of the "Fat Diplomat".

I guess it makes me think of Orson Welles or maybe William Conrad in an old black-and-white movie role.

Anyway, I sent this one out for $200, including shipping, and I should be able to make another pipe similar to this one for about the same money.

Just PM me if you are interested in one like this, or if you have some other design in mind, let me know what you are thinking, and we will go from there, eh?

Cheers and thanks for looking.

Robert



Specifications
Materials:
Grecian briar with an Ebonite & faux ivory stem
Length: 5.669 inches (144.0 mm)
Weight: 2.7 ounces (77 grams)
Tobacco Chamber: 0.849 inches (21.5 mm) diameter x 1.505 inches (38.2 mm) deep
Outside of Bowl: 2.221 inches (56.4 mm) diameter x 1.834 inches (46.6 mm) tall
Briar Grade: NA
Workmanship Grade: 4/5
Trappings: Went out with a nice pipe sock, hand-sewn by Adriana
 
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Robert Perkins

Teenager at Heart
Sales
#4
Hi Guys,

I call this one a Sitter Dublin / Ballerina.

I can make a smooth one like this with premium briar for about $340.00 USD delivered to your door.

Or I can probably make a rusticated version with regular briar for about $250.00 USD delivered to your door.



Specifications
Materials:
Grecian briar and a hand-cut Absylux stem with red-and-black Cumberland decorative ring
Length: 5 7/8 inches (149.2 mm)
Bore: 7/8 inches (22.6 mm) diameter by 1 3/4 inches (45.2 mm) deep
Weight: 2.1 ounces (60.8 grams)
Briar Grade: 2.5/5
Workmanship Grade: 4.5/5
Trappings: Goes out with a nice wool pipe sock, hand sewn by Adriana

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I call this one a "Fantasy Dublin", since it was inspired by the Fantasy novels (LOTR, etc.) that I read as a boy.

I guess I see this one as kindof an Elven pipe -- organic and small enough to fit in a Wood Elf's pocket as he travels through Mirkwood.

Anyway, I can make one similar to this one for around $200.00 USD shipped to your door.



Specifications
Materials:
Grecian briar and Ebonite stem
Length: 6 3/8 inches (161.9 mm)
Bore: 7/8 inches (23.2 mm) diameter by 1 5/8 inches (42.0 mm) deep
Weight: 1.6 ounces (46.7 grams)
Briar Grade: NA (rusticated)
Workmanship Grade: 4/5
Trappings: Goes out with a nice wool pipe sock, hand sewn by Adriana

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And here's a pretty standard Zulu.

I should be able to make one like this for around $220.00 USD shipped to your door.



Specifications
Materials:
Grecian briar, hand-cut faux ivory and Absylux® stem
Length: 6 inches (153.0 mm)
Weight: 1.5 ounces (42.7 grams)
Bore: 15/16 inches (23.1 mm) diameter X 1 5/8 inches (42.8 mm) deep
Briar Grade: 2/5
Workmanship Grade: 4/5
Trappings: Goes out with a nice wool pipe sock, hand sewn by Adriana.

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Cheers and thanks for looking.

Robert
 

Robert Perkins

Teenager at Heart
Sales
#8
Hi Guys,

One of my European friends sent me a photo to copy, and this is what I'm sending back to him for $325.00 USD, including shipping.

That's with a piece of "Grade 2" briar, of course.

And I should be able to make another Horn more or less like this one for about the same price.

Or if I used a standard piece of briar, I should be able to make a nice Horn for around $225.00 USD (rusticated) or maybe $250.00 USD for a smooth one with fair grain.

Cheers and thanks for looking.

Robert



Specifications
Materials:
Italian briar and hand-cut Absylux stem
Length: 6.750 inches (171.5 mm)
Tobacco Chamber: 0.831 inches (21.1 mm) diameter X 2.050 inches (52.1 mm) deep
Outside of Bowl: 1.879 inches (47.7 mm) diameter X 2.600 inches (66.0 mm) tall
Weight: 1.9 ounces (55 grams)
Briar Grade: 4/5
Workmanship Grade: 4/5
Trappings: Going out with a nice pipe sock hand-sewn by Adriana
 
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Robert Perkins

Teenager at Heart
Sales
#13
Hi guys,

I just loves me a Brandy, and I've made a lot of them.

This one has an Absylux stem with a red-and-black Cumberland decorative ring, and it sold for $225.00 USD, including shipping.

I should be able to make another similar to this one for the same money with either a Cumberland, faux ivory, or exotic wood decorative ring.

Or figure about $200 without the decorative ring or maybe closer to $250 with a nicer grade of briar.

Cheers and thanks for looking.

Robert



Specifications
Materials:
Grecian briar and Absylux® stem with red-and-black Cumberland ring
Length: 5 7/8 inches (149.8 mm)
Weight: 3.0 ounces (79.6 grams)
Bore: 7/8 inches (22.2 mm) diameter x 1 5/8 inches (42.4 mm) deep
Briar Grade: NA (rusticated)
Workmanship Grade: 4/5
Trappings: Comes with a nice wool pipe sock, hand-sewn by Adriana.
 

MakDragon

Former PSF Wizard
Sales
Patron
#14
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I call this one a "Fantasy Dublin", since it was inspired by the Fantasy novels (LOTR, etc.) that I read as a boy.

I guess I see this one as kindof an Elven pipe -- organic and small enough to fit in a Wood Elf's pocket as he travels through Mirkwood.

Anyway, I can make one similar to this one for around $200.00 USD shipped to your door.



Specifications
Materials:
Grecian briar and Ebonite stem
Length: 6 3/8 inches (161.9 mm)
Bore: 7/8 inches (23.2 mm) diameter by 1 5/8 inches (42.0 mm) deep
Weight: 1.6 ounces (46.7 grams)
Briar Grade: NA (rusticated)
Workmanship Grade: 4/5
Trappings: Goes out with a nice wool pipe sock, hand sewn by Adriana

Cheers and thanks for looking.

Robert