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Traditional Wooden 15-inch Long Chinese Opium Pipe
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Code: ga5246
Price: $25.99

Shipping Weight: 220.00 grammes
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This unusual pipe measures a long 15 1/4-inches, with the stem 3/4-inch diameter and the bowl-end 2 1/4-inch x 3 1/2 x 2 1/2-inches. Opening for opium 3/8-inch diameter. Hand crafted from wood & resin. Pictures show two views of the same pipe. New stock in black.

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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