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19th Century Siberian Eskimo Pipe, Alaska

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Siberian Eskimo people were introduced to tobacco in the 17th century, acquiring it from European traders in exchange for furs. Pipes based on European models, such as this example, came into use soon after. With its strong, graceful curve, pewter detailing, and shaped tin bowl, this pipe offers a delightful expression of Arctic tobacco culture and a Fine addition to any collection of tobacciana.

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    Wear consistent with age and use.
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    New York, NY
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    LU104801494022

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