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What is the purpose of a churchwarden pipe?
Churchwarden pipes essentially have a long stem which gives an extra-cool smoke, producing a cooler smoke due to the distance smoke must travel from the bowl to the mouthpiece. They have the added benefit of keeping the users face further away from the heat and smoke produced by combustion in the bowl.
Is a churchwarden pipe?
A churchwarden pipe is a tobacco pipe with a long stem. Some churchwarden pipes can be as long as 10 feet! Churchwarden pipes were reputedly named after churchwardens who used to put their pipes’ long stem out of church windows so they could smoke in church.
What are those old smoke pipes called?
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.
How long is Gandalf’s pipe?
What is the difference between a church warden and a verger?
As nouns the difference between verger and churchwarden is that verger is one who carries a verge, or emblem of office while churchwarden is (british) a lay officer of the church of england who handles the secular affairs of the parish.
When was the churchwarden pipe invented?
The history of the pipe style is traced to the late eighteenth or early nineteenth century. Some churchwarden pipes can be as long as 16 inches (40 cm).
What type of pipe does Gandalf use?
Gandalf’s pipe of choice was his equatorial-long churchwarden . These pipes have lengthy, bent stems that, by themselves, stretch out beyond six inches.
How do you clean a churchwarden pipe?
Moisten a pipe cleaner with saliva and rub the mouthpiece with it to remove any buildup there. Blow gently through the stem of the pipe to dislodge any leftover ash and wipe your pipe down with a soft cloth.
When were churchwarden pipes invented?
What is a Gandalf pipe called?
Gandalf’s was “Wesley Pipes”, while Bilbo’s was “Billy Bong Thortin”.