1900’s French SPORTIC Briar Zeppelin / Torpedo Estate Smoking Pipe. For your consideration is a very interesting and rare estate tobacco smoking pipe. It is in the quite unusual Zepellin (also known as Torpedo) shape, with a straight, bulbous body and a straight stem. Carved burled briar wood body. Black Bakelite mouthpiece stem. Metal tip, possibly aluminum. Well marked: “SPORTIC” B-TE S. G. D. G. It is marked with the French patent mark “Breveté S. G. D. G”, used from 1844 to 1964. It signifies “Sans Garantie du Gouvernement” (S. G. D. G) – that the invention is registered by the government but without government guarantees or tests. Antique, first half of the 20th century, circa 1920’s. 5.25″ x 1″. Condition: Very Good overall. We are not experts, looks to be smoked, but well maintained and in great overall shape. Local Pickups Are Welcome! Take a look at the other items we have for sale now. Our items are described with the best of our knowledge and ability. We will be glad to answer all of your questions and provide additional photos and/or information. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Tobacciana\Pipes\Estate”. The seller is “imeon” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Featured Refinements: Briar Smoking Pipe
- Handmade: No
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: France
- Body Shape: Torpedo
- Brand: Sportic
- Filter Size: 6mm