Pipe stem dating
Pipe bowl fragmentary but identified as Roger Browne of Southhampton (1753-75).
To achieve this result, Mr Bugg uses aluminium for its lightness and, more importantly, for its quick dispersal of heat. The briar bowl, designed with a four start thread connected to the aluminium stem, forms a trap in which the Humidome acts as a condenser. Stem fragment only, but mark identified as Southhampton pipemaker William Sydney (1) apprenticed 1724 or William Sydney (2) c.1740. RB could be Richard Bryant (1733-40) or Robert Baldwin (1749). (the Rollit however does have PP stamping) The FD stamping is for Fry's stems and AN was for Anodic.The Irish bowls were made in Leixlip by Hunt Associates Ltd, a joint venture of George Hunt and some Irish businessmen 1956The Falcon Hunter is launched, the first anodised Falcon Pipe.