Pipe stem dating
No one is really sure who first produced smoking pipes under the Jobey brand.
Stamped or mould imparted on the back of the bowl facing smoker. May of this year sees the first 30,000 pipes ready for distribution in the U. and following modest consumer press advertising, these are quickly sold.Overnight, conventional and conservative pipe smokers are seen to accept a change which amounts to a smoking revolution.He bases the system on the principle that causes rain to drop from a cloud when it is met by cool air.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.This ensures that all the moisture is trapped, thereby leaving the tobacco free from saturation and preventing goo from reaching the mouth of the smoker.. A., but sales are restricted by the need to conserve strategic wartime materials.
Perfect hygiene is assured by unscrewing the bowl and cleaning the base with a tissue. Only limited manufacture is possible and most of the production is distributed through Service outlets, set up to supply the American Armed Forces.
Mould imparted cartouche on the right side of bowl. Moulded cartouche on the right side of a pipe bowl is a popular style in Bristol and the West Country from 1700-80 (Oswald 19).
Many makers from this period, See Oswald 1975 or Walker 1977 for list. Moulded cartouche surrounded by pearled bordering on the left side of bowl. Makers' mark almost identical to that seen in Oswald 19 dated 1700-30, no maker given but attributed to the West Country of England.
Depending on the year, a Jobey pipe could have been produced in England, North America, or France.
Since the early 1920’s, Jobey pipes have jumped continents with production falling into the hands of seven different companies over the years.
Stem fragment only, but mark identified as Southhampton pipemaker William Sydney (1) apprenticed 1724 or William Sydney (2) c.1740.