English Estates: Dunhill Eight Ball Dress Pipe Limited Edition (3) (100/100)
Product Number: 004-002-8452
The total production was limited to a only 200 sets, equally divided between the Shell Briar and the Dress finish, and this Dress version is numbered "100/100". Unwrapping your treasure from a velveteen protective cloth, you will discover a book style presentation box with the production number emblazoned on the spine, along with both the overarching name of the series and the specific focus. Within lies a unique, non-standard shape that mimics the form of an eight-ball and features both a sterling military mount, as well as a cumberland bit that is fashioned to look like a pool cue. On the opposite side of a miniature eight-ball and cue ball (which act as holders), is one of the more inspired tampers that I have seen from the venerable London firm: a miniature take on a billiard rake/bridge, complete with its iconic sterling silver cross. No, this is not a type of common template for a limited edition. Then again, collectors haven't flocked to Dunhill for well over a century, in search of the commonplace, have they?
R. Bear Graves
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Measurements & Other Details
3 (inside circle)
dunhill (inside oval)
100 of 100
MADE IN ENGLAND 09
4.95/5 Unsmoked, but there are some slight scuffs/thumbnail scratches on the back of the bowl.
- Length: 6.40 in./162.56 mm.
- Weight: 1.50 oz./42.52 g.
- Bowl Height: 1.54 in./39.12 mm.
- Chamber Depth: 1.26 in./32.00 mm.
- Chamber Diameter: 0.71 in./18.03 mm.
- Outside Diameter: 1.55 in./39.37 mm.
- Stem Material: Vulcanite
- Filter: None
- Shape: Apple
- Finish: Smooth
- Material: Briar
- Country: England