Dunhill: Alfred Dunhill Bruyere (3103) (30/30)
Product Number: 002-015-4324
Alfred Dunill was a gifted visionary, tobacconist, manufacturer, and entrepreneur who founded the legendary luxury goods brand when he was just 21 years old in 1893. The company was developed after Alfred inherited his father's saddlery business and initially focused on developing a line of products called "Dunhill's Motorities" in response to the growing demand for automobiles around that time. To celebrate their founder and one of the most important and influential figures in pipemaking, Dunhill presents the limited edition Alfred Dunhill series. Available in some of the marque's most iconic finishes, the series revolves around Dunhill's "windshield" pipe that was patented back in 1904.
The windshield pipe was an original Alfred Dunhill innovation, designed to protect lit tobacco via the bowl's raised fore to allow automobile drivers to more comfortably smoke while driving. The design also nods to Dunhill's beginnings when they manufactured motoring accessories, with this particular example dressed in the marque's very first finish, the Bruyere, which was the only Dunhill finish from 1910 to 1917. It's accented by a sterling silver band, engraved with Alfred Dunhill's initials set in between the years 1872 and 1959. Each pipe also comes complete with a figural tamper that depicts the legendary businessman, with both the tamper and pipe housed within a special leather-bound display box. Limited to only 30 pieces within the Bruyere finish, this particular piece is serialized as number 30, the last in the Bruyere finish, and comes with its own certificate of authenticity.- Jeffery Sitts
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Measurements & Other Details
- Length: 5.81 in./147.57 mm.
- Weight: 1.10 oz./31.27 g.
- Bowl Height: 1.62 in./41.15 mm.
- Chamber Depth: 1.31 in./33.27 mm.
- Chamber Diameter: 0.76 in./19.30 mm.
- Outside Diameter: 1.32 in./33.53 mm.
- Stem Material: Vulcanite
- Filter: None
- Shape: Billiard
- Finish: Smooth
- Material: Briar
- Country: England