English version
 Updated: Dec 03, 2013 
Special and limited editions

VERCINGETORIX

Meerschaum
 1920 - 1930
On bottom of the case
DUNHILL VENTAGE CASE
LONDON
PAT.N° 141486/19

On top of the case
MADE IN ENGLAND
No markings on the pipe.
On the side of the case
The top (winged helm) is a screw-in bowl. The pipe is displayed in a patented case.
The patent 141486/19 has been granted in 1920 for the design of the ventilated case. The vents on the case and the removable bowl may be observed on the enlarged views.
• Value (Estate - Feb 2011): 677.30 US $ • 501.00 €

A LADY'S COCKTAIL PIPE

1934
Markings: Dunhill

On the box:
"A lady's cocktail pipe"
(See enlarged view)
Churchwarden shape with two interchangeable bowls in a Dress finish. This pipe illustrates one of the first recourse to the modern "Dunhill" mark (with legs on the "d", "h" and "l"). From 1995 all the pipes are stamped with this mark (in oval).
The pipe is dated from 1934 because of an article of "Modern Mechanix" issued in March of that year (see document).
• Value (Estate - Aug 2009): 305.00 US $ • 212,00 €

DUNHILL PARIS

 1939-45
 
Dunhill Paris
W.1008
No dating code
Pipes sold in France during WWII.

SHAGREEN

 1958
AD: Alfred Dunhill
Lion passant
925: fineness of silver.
Leopard head: London town mark.
"e": Date letter (Assey office London)
Extremely large shagreen overlayed pipe. The hallmarks on the two Sterling mounts are the only markings on this pipe. The "e" letter determins the production year (see document).
• Value (Estate - Sep 2010): 1,225.00 US $ • 940,00 €

WAX DRIP SHELL BRIAR

 1968
 
59: shape #

4 (In circle): Bowl size
S: Shell Briar

ENGLAND8 : 1960+8
The sterling has been hallmarked as being made in 1969, so the pipe was made in 1968, and finished in 1969.

• Value (Estate - Mar 2007): 1352.00 US$ • 854,80 €

WORLD CONFERENCE

 1980
 
Pipe made for Dunhill’s conference in 1980 with their principal pipe dealers from around the world. The Shell finish model was devoted to the US dealers
Group 6 size pipe shaped to resemble the Dunhill “My Mixture” white ceramic tobacco jars. There were less than 100 of Shell finished pipes produced.
• Value (Estate - Jun 2006): 766.85 US $ • 484,80 €
Dunhill My Mixture tobacco jar

Root Briar version of the 1980 World Conference pipe.

This piece hasn't the "Pincipal Pipe Dealer" stamping.

The Root Briar finish was reserved for the European dealers. As for the Shell finish about 100 pieces of the smooth version were issued.
• Value (Estate - May 2013): 1525.00 US $ • 1175.00 €

MICROPHONE PIPE

 1981
12: Twelfth pipe in the limited edition.

ENGLAND 21 : 1960+21

Pipe in the form of a microphone resting on a gramophone record.
To celebrate the "UK Pipe Smoker of the Year" the Association of Independent Tobacco Specialists (AITS †) commissioned a British manufacturer a limited edition.
In 1982 Dunhill was selected and the award was given to Dave Lee Travis, a famous disk jockey with the BBC Radio. Among the 50 numbered microphone pipes, #1 was offered to the winner and #2 kept in the Dunhill’s Museum in London. This is the #12.

• Value (Unsmoked - Jul 2011): 765.50 US $ • 547.20 €

SPACE SHUTTLE

1982

51031: shape code

29: The 29th pipe within the limited edition.


ENGLAND 22 : 1960+22

The Space Shuttle edition was carved by Bill Taylor (Ashton) just before he left Dunhill (1983). The small pipe can be removed from the holder.

Hallmarks:

The "H" date letter on the band (enlarged view #2) is coherent with the year suffix (22) on the shank: 1982

The crown certifies a gold band (fineness: 750).

• Value (Estate - June 2013): 860.00 US $ • 644.00

THE HARVARD

 1989

Pipe #80 (of 100)
ENGLAND 29 : 1960+29

A limited edition series of one hundred numbered pipes with two separate mouthpieces: a churwarden stem and a shorter stem. The model was originally advertised in the May, 1989 Harvard Magazine and was made available to the university alumni through the Harvard Clubs.

• Value (Estate - Aug 2012): 1,202.00 US $ • 980.00 €

BAMBOO

 Posterior to 1995
Markings:
Dunhill (modern style)
MADE IN ENGLAND
(no date suffix)
4 (encircled) on the side of the stem

• Value (Estate - Feb 2010): 200.00 GB £ • 221,93 €

DRESS

 2002
5103: shape #

ENGLAND02: 2000+2

Silver snake with Ruby eyes

Value (Estate - Apr 2009): 900.00 US $ • 681,50 €

ALBERT EINSTEIN

2005

5101: shape #

51 OF 250: 51th pipe in the edition.

ENGLAND 05 : 2000+5

E=mc2 (on silver band)

Limited Edition (this pipe: 51/250) commemorating both the centenary of the publication of Theorie of Special Relativity (1905) and the 50th anniversary of Einstein's death (1955).

• Value (Estate - Aug 2012): 1325.00 US $ • 1024.67 €

CHRISTMAS

Limited Edition
 2005
 
4325: shape #
4 : Bowl size (Group 4)
3 : Gold band
25 : Evening Dress
Christmas 2005 Limited edition: 271 of 400
ENGLAND05: 2000+5

18K Gold Band
Value (Estate - Jul 2008): 610.00 US$ • 384,30 €

IMPERIAL PAGODA

2008

5 (encircled): Bowl size (Group 5)

ENGLAND 08 : 2000+8


32 OF 100: 32th pipe in the edition.

Pipes from this limited edition are supposed to be inspired by the shapes of pagoda roof tops. They are fitted with a Jade band set between two sterling silver bands and came with a Jade tamper (enlarged view #1).
• Value (Estate - Apr 2009):

2,755.00 US $ • 2,090.00 €

EIGHT BALL

 2009
3: Bowl size (group)
39 of 100: Edition numbering

ENGLAND 09 : 2000 + 09

Eight Ball (on silver band)

The total production of this model is limited to 200 pieces, equally divided between the Shell Briar and the Dress finish (see picture opposite).

The model is part of the "Celebration of Gamesmanship" book editions.

• Value (Estate - Dec 2012): 920.00 US $ • 696.00 €

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