Missouri Meerschaum: Mark Twain Bent

Product Number: 002-543-0016

We can't make claims as to it's veracity, but there's a story that Rudyard Kipling once visited Mark Twain at his summer house in Elmira, NY. While there Kipling was said to take Twain to task for smoking Turkish tobacco in a "lowly American corncob pipe." Twain was said to have replied that "this, sir, is not a corncob pipe. It is a 'Missouri Meerschaum.'"

Whether this story was true or not, we do know that Twain loved his cobs — and this Missouri Meerschaum cob, with room for a 6mm filter if that's your thing, is named in his honor.

Note: While all of our other pipes are photographed individually, these are not, and you may expect some reasonable cosmetic variation between the example we've photographed and the pipe you've received.

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Measurements & Other Details

  • Length: 5.83 in./148.08 mm.
  • Weight: 1.50 oz./42.52 g.
  • Bowl Height: 2.04 in./51.82 mm.
  • Chamber Depth: 1.47 in./37.34 mm.
  • Chamber Diameter: 0.69 in./17.53 mm.
  • Outside Diameter: 1.61 in./40.89 mm.
  • Stem Material: Other
  • Filter: 6mm
  • Shape: Bent Dublin
  • Finish: Other
  • Material: Other
  • Country: United States
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