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Slinky Chinese Amber Opium Pipe
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Code: ga4866
Price: $21.99

Shipping Weight: 86.00 grammes
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This pipe measures 7 1/2 long x 1 inches at the bowl. Pictures show two views of the same pipe, and how the bowl-section can be enlarged by taking part out. Although decrative, this pipe actually works! Hand-crafed from reconstuted amber.

Two-hundred years ago Britain started selling the Chinese opium from British India to balance London trade deficit of Chinese tea and silks. China didnt like foreigners breaking their laws and causing widespread drug addiction. The destruction of 20,000 chests of opium in Guangzhou resulted, after British aggression, in Hong Kong becoming a crown colony

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