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Emperor 85
Why did UST sell Grabow to Lane?
Last Bowl Smoked- July,2014
John Crouch Poker
Grabow Ventilator
Berwyck found a brother
2014 Grabow Factory Tour
My New Sav Oom Paul
Hi from North Dakota - ShadowBison
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when did they stop putting patent numbers on the Emperor's ? or did they always have one?

the one i got has one
Why did UST sell Grabow to Lane?
Been reading about Grabow history and cant find why Grabow was sold to Lane.

Why did UST sell Grabow to Lane in 1992?

Was the Grabow business loosing money?
Was the Grabow business making money and Lane made an offer UST could not refuse?
Did the shrinking market and business size no longer fit the corporate model for UST?
Emperor 85
Emperor was a little worse for wear than i thought when it arrived .

Stem had some pretty big tooth marks in it  and rim had some nice size dings. I manged to steam most of teeth marks out and oxy bath and wet sand stem.I sanded some of dings out but didnt want to take off too much briar so there is still some small traces of dings on front of bowl.
The cake in it was set like concrete . Even after scraping and a salt bath it was still very hard, I ended up sanding out bowl with 40 gri ...
Berwyck found a brother
I've had this wire carved Berwyck #85 poker for months, but no motivation to right its wrongs.  That is...until Tom handed me its smooth brother!  

I just recently sent away a nice pair of Belvederes (they live with Lonnie now), and these 2 are just the ticket to fill those slots.  

Wire carved rim was beat, bowl was caked up..  Smooth rim was charred, ajusto stuck.  Both stems oxidized, especially the wire carved.

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John Crouch Poker
I just got this one in this morning, and forgot again to take before pics. You know a mind is a terrible thing to waste, and I should certainly know. Laughing Anyway, Here she is cleaned up mostly.

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My New Sav Oom Paul
Don't see many sandblasted Non pareils. They are usually smooth....at least the ones i typically see.  That's very nice Juan!!  Looks like a good smoker and looks like it'll hold a buttload of baccy! Laughing
Thanks, Gary
Grabow Ventilator
Can someone please post a few pictures of Grabow Ventilators, especially the vent mechanism?  I'd like to see a few examples of what I am looking for.
Hi from North Dakota - ShadowBison
Hello and Welcome, Shadow!

2014 Grabow Factory Tour
Great pics. Sounds like a wonderful time was had by all.
Last Bowl Smoked- July,2014
I like the looks of that red logo against the black Dave! Nice job!

CH in the Royalton  I picked up at the factory.
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