Freshening a Lovely Castello Natural Virgin G Bent Billiard

This is the third of five Castello pipes sent to me for cleanup and sale. I posted the refurbishments of the first two some time ago but have been distracted by the Brigham book for a bit. Now that I’ve got a bit of breathing room in the schedule it’s time to finish off this…

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Renewing a Beautiful Castello “Castello” G Bent Billiard

This is the second of five Castello pipes I have been asked to restore and sell. Last time, we lookd at a sandblasted Castello Old Antiquari Oom Paul. This week we’re cleaning up a Castello “Castello” G Bent Billiard. Castello was founded by Carlo Scotti in Italy in 1947 and has become known for its…

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