Early History. Kaywoodie was the name a pipe offered by Kaufmann Bros. & Bondy Company (KB&B), first appearing in February of 1919. The Dinwoodie pipe, also by KB&B, appeared in November of 1919.
What are the old smoking pipes called?
meerschaum pipes Old, well-smoked meerschaum pipes are valued by collectors for their distinctive coloring. Meerschaum pipes can either be carved from a block of meerschaum, or made from meerschaum dust collected after carving and mixed with a binder then pressed into a pipe shape.
Can you smoke an antique pipe?
Yup will be fine. just take some pipe cleaners dip them in booze run them through your stem/shank. make sure not to get any alcohol on the outside of the pipe it will take off finish. If the stem is turning colours you will need to do a little bit more work.
Are old smoking pipes worth any money?
A clean, well-made pipe in good condition nearly always has value, though markets can vary wildly by area. Weve seen them sell for only $15, while others can go for upwards of $100. Still others, like a rare and pristine Dunhill can sell for thousands.