Bawdy pipe tamper - over 18s

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Bawdy pipe tamper - over 18s

Post by shaggybfc » Sun Nov 25, 2018 7:33 pm

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Hi all,
after a 3 week period of finding very little, I decided to visit an old faithful permission that always guarantees a return of modern pre-decimal coins, even though it's already given 200+ in 6 months.
This was an attempt to get my mojo back and it didn't fail me. After a short 2 hour session, I had 12 coins from a George II grot, through Viccy pennies and half to modern coins. I also found a what initially looked like a nice gold St Christopher, but turned out to be made of cheap aluminium.

The 2 best finds are: A nice copper alloy button with decoration around the edge and what I think is a mother of pearl inlay.
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and a lovely bawdy pipe tamper showing both male and female genitalia x;
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Re: Bawdy pipe tamper - over 18s

Post by Blackadder43 » Sun Nov 25, 2018 7:38 pm

Its fine bud, you nicely placed a warning in the title, and it is a genuine find
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Re: Bawdy pipe tamper - over 18s

Post by sweepstick47 » Sun Nov 25, 2018 8:38 pm

Pipe Tampers are very much sought after by 'smokiana' collectors. This is in contrast to the more traditional smoking related items, Pipes, Cheroot Holders, Tobacco Jars, Smoker's Cabinets etc which took a dive as a result of the Stop Smoking campaign

I'd say you have an excellent example which is deserving of an inconspicuous place in your over 18's display case. Regards ss47 ::g
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Re: Bawdy pipe tamper - over 18s

Post by alloverover » Sun Nov 25, 2018 9:24 pm

That would also be sought after by swimmermania collectors, it clearly shows a diver taking a deep breath before immersion, not quite sure where the rest of his face is, the reverse clearly details the 1800s fashion for " bobble" swimming hats,,,,very nice find shaggy :D ::g

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Re: Bawdy pipe tamper - over 18s

Post by PeakDetectorist » Sun Nov 25, 2018 9:47 pm

That certainly is a different find!
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Re: Bawdy pipe tamper - over 18s

Post by littleboot » Mon Nov 26, 2018 12:02 pm

It seems somehow apt that shaggy found this. ;))
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Re: Bawdy pipe tamper - over 18s

Post by Lowland » Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:43 pm

That’s a smokin hot find...
Must have raised a smile back in the day too.
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