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Amazing Antique Meerschaum Pipes

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In the Nineteenth Century, artisans in Eastern Europe carved most bizarre meerschaum pipes. Some of these are improbable concoctions and feature bowls made from the heads of historical figures and of literary characters, others depicting nursery rhymes. Over the past 25 years or so, Roy Ricketts, a UK Meerschaum specialist and a great admirer of meerschaum pipes, has assembled a …

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