Presidential Pipe Head of President Franklin Pierce

Ca. 1854

Before cigarettes, tobacco was either chewed or smoked in pipe bowls like this.

Franklin Pierce was an extremely popular American. His likeness on anything was a sure way to sell your product and souvenirs like this were a relatively new fashion.

DISCOVERED - These pipes had been ordered by an American customer and while being produced by a factory in Uslar, Germany, the factory caught fire and burnt to the ground trapping this very pipe of a forgotten U.S President inside. During construction in the early 2000's, crews uncovered evidence of the fire and this order that was never filled. 

It is now your responsibility to ensure the witness of history continues to have a future in the 21ST Century! 

History is now in your hands, take care of it.


**Stand does not come with this item**

Presidential Pipe Head - Franklin Pierce

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    The Smoky Mountain Relic Room stands behind the items we sell with a limnited lifetime guarantee. We will exchange any item for store credit if the item sold is found by a certified authenticator not to be the authentic artifact, fossil, meteorite or mineral that we advertised it as being. A letter, specific to the artifact, fossil, meteorite or mineral in question, from a certified authenticator (in the business under the occupation specific to the item in question) must be brought in with the item for the return to be acceptable. This guarantee is for the lifetime of the initial purchaser only. See the Relic Room Manager, downstairs inside Smoky Mountain Knife Works, for more information. Original receipt required for exchanges.

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