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    Carved Civil War Pipe. Quite large, the diameter of the bowl being 1¼", 2 1/8" high. Entirely hand carved of burl wood and shows signs of having been heavily smoked. Carved in deep ¼" letters across the front at the top "Antietam" and beneath that incise carved "Fair Oaks". Panel on the right side that terminates in a scroll incise carved "White Oak Swamp July 2th (sic)" and a similar panel on the left "Fredericksburg." All incise carving highlighted with dark back ground, probably ink. Perfect untouched condition. One of the favorite pastimes of Civil War soldiers north and south any of these highly carved pipes are quite rare and highly desirable.

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    June, 2013
    8th Saturday
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