- GPSS5 2018 Scott's Pipes / Buckeye Pipes Collaboration Black Blast
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GPSS5 2018 Scott's Pipes / Buckeye Pipes Collaboration Black Blast
Scott Klein, the maker of S. Klein Pipes and Scott's Pipes has been making some of the finest Artisan briar pipes in the world. His brand "Scott's Pipes are hand made from Block and he uses a high quality machined Acrylic stem that is fitted to each pipe and modified by hand. Premal Chheda has been making pipes since 2003 under Chheda Pipes and his brand Buckeye Pipes is made by him and many other Artisan pipe makers within the USA. Each Buckeye pipe is made by hand from Block and a high quality machined Acrylic stem that is fitted to each pipe and modified by hand. Together, Scott and Premal have designed and produced a collaboration of their Brands Scott's Pipes and Buckeye Pipes for the Gentlemen's Pipe Smoking Society Pipe of the Year 2018. Each pipe will be stamped with the brands Buckeye Pipes, Scott's Pipes, GPSS5 2018, and they will be numbered xxx/xxx. This means that we cannot ship until the orders close and a final number is tallied. We expect to close ordering November 15th and have all the pipes ready to be shipped by December 1st. We have decided to offer this particular Collaboration at a special price of $110 for The GPSS. Even if you are not a member of GPSS you may order this pipe. Please check out Gentlemen's Pipe Smoking Society on Facebook. The membership is at over 15000 and there is always fresh posts constantly about pipes, pipe tobacco, and other things.
Prices for the Gentlemen's Pipe Smoking Society Pipe of the Year 2018. Be sure to pick the correct shipping method for your order Before you add it to the cart. Please note: In the description to the right of the picture it says free shipping but you must choose either USA or Global and it will add the correct shipping cost. This was the only way we could list this item with two set shipping values. Our regular policy of $89.00 + free shipping does not apply to this Pipe.
- $110 + $7.00 Shipping within the USA Black Blast. $117.00
- $110 + $15.00 Global Shipping $125.00
Payment can only be accepted by Paypal through the website. If you would like to use another method, please email us to create the order for you and make payment arrangements.
A cloth sleeve is included with each GPSS Pipe of the Year.
Approximate dimensions on Each Pipe
- Length: 5.3 inches
- Height of bowl: 1.5 inches
- Width of Bowl: 1.7 inches
- Tobacco Chamber Diameter: .75 inches
- Tobacco Chamber Depth: 1.2 inches
Approximate weight: 48 grams/1.69 oz (This weight will vary by more than a few grams in some cases.)
This pipe will ship from December 1 to December 5th 2018.
*Please Note - The pipe pictured is the prototype only The pipe you will receive will be very very similar in shape and dimensions, but it will have a different grain pattern. Color will vary slightly on each pipe as well.
Posted by Doc Burns on Dec 19th 2018
Premal and Scott, it is a beautiful pipe, in both appearance and use. Mine arrived this morning and got its first half bowl of "Three Friars" early this evening. (I've always prefered to use a Burley blend for 'breaking in' a pipe. This is certainly close enough.)
I'm loath to admit that I didn't notice a singular feature from the photos, and I'd like to congratulate which of you decided upon adding the 'keel'. The bowl fits in my hand excellently, as if it were made to measure, and the keel gives my ring finger a perfect resting place. Kudos! It also hangs exactly as a ¼ bent should, and clenches nicely, the balance being that fine. The rough blast finish feels both comfortable and secure in the hand, and I'd be very content smoking it whilst lunting on an inclement day, or smoking it during a long coddiwomple, rain or shine. I'd also like to express my appreciation for the engineering design. The draught is fullsome and clear, the tobacco smoulders in the bowl as it was meant to, making the smoking experience a joy.
So many collaborations fail as a compromise, becoming a collection of ideas and design directions. This one is a brilliant melding of two talented artisans. Truly, a club pipe befitting such a diverse, yet harmonious, (most of the time), group as the GPSS. As a longtime member, I'd like to thank you both for your combined artistry, craftsmanship, and extra effort. A very lovely pipe. Thank you both.