Dating a kaywoodie
The fact this pipe dates from this period is also confirmed by a push stem.It illustrates a test period coming first to a Kaywoodie line and followed by the Kaywoodie brand. FOR" stamping would indicate the synchrostem patent was allready granted (1932) when this pipe was crafted. The first Super Grains appeared in late 1931 or early 1932.It doesn't have the KB&B shamrock logo nor any "Kaywoodie" stamping.
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After that the logo was moved to the side of the stem (exceptions exist).
The code: see comments about "President" pipe This pipe is marked with "Drinkless" on the shank, on the stem and on the stinger.
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