Connoisseur NYC Ed Burak / Dunhill pipe tamper
Two thousand, two hundred and fifty-seven days ago, pictures of hands began appearing on the worldwide web. Their depiction was intended to avoid intrusion, and protect the privacy of my subjects on their lounge chairs, by respectfully forgoing the possibilities of facial identification. And yet, soon enough it became clearer that hands are identity, as [...]
Nat Sherman has been tobacconist to the world since 1930. In the private and military sectors the family business has become an institution. In celebration of 85 uniquely successful years, they have released a special edition cigar and a pipe tobacco mixture. As a result, the New York Pipe Club was invited to be part of [...]
The enjoyment of Whiskey and Pipe-Smoking might occupy the very top spots on the list of things we humans succumb to with fine attention to the palate, as well as to the nose. The interesting thing about these perception systems of ours, is that they are not only used because we have both, but because they [...]
A ritual in each of the meetings with the Members of the New York Pipe Club consists of sharing. The old share what they treasure and the young learn to expand on the passion that already has ignited in them. At least a dozen of tins with precious mixtures make the round amongst the smokers [...]
Suddenly I am happily caught in the life of collecting - pipes, ashtrays, cigars and other aspects of fine-smoking. Here is one of my Ganneval Bondier Donninger Pipes, better known as GBD. This one is stamped "Century", "London, England", "1625".