View Full Version : Vancouver Flea Market Find- Peterson 10

Steve Laug
03-18-2012, 00:59
This morning my wife and daughters and I took the bus to the Vancouver Flea Market to have a look around. There were quite a few pipes on the vendors tables. Many were Chinese knockoffs. Some were old chewed cobs. There were a couple that were interesting but the seller wanted too much for what they were. Then as we were leaving I came upon this one on a table in a display case with knives, etc. It was interesting. I asked the seller to open the box so I could see it up close. It was a nice sand blast. The bowl was heavily caked but no cracks or burnout signs. The shank had a crack on it. The stem was obviously the wrong one. I turned it over and it had the stamping Peterson in block letters with the P with the forked bottom and a curly cue circle. It was stamped DUBLIN below that. The shape number is 10. He was asking $30 and I offered him $10. To my surprise he took it. I am working on it now. I have banded it with a silver band and cut and fit a stem for it. I am just finishing up the finish work on the stem.

Anyone familiar with the shape? Date?

Here are the pics as I found it.

03-18-2012, 01:04
I never ever come across the like in my neck o' the woods Steve.
Looking forward to your finished refurb/resurrection.

03-18-2012, 01:08
Not familiar with that one either. I'm also looking forward to the "after" pics!

03-18-2012, 01:10
I've not seen that shape in a long time...nice grab!

Steve Laug
03-18-2012, 01:18
Here it is with the new stem and the band. I like it. I think it will be a great smoker.

Travis Gill
03-18-2012, 01:23
That would be a $10's well spent i'd say. Seen that shape on a Peterson site earlier today searching now but i cant find the page again it was a timeline type page i'll keep looking.

03-18-2012, 01:29
I'd say it will make a great Flake pipe.......