An interesting example of a stanhope contained in the stem of a bakelite miniature pipe made to imitate the hoof of a Chamois.
The pipe appears complete and is in excellent cosmetic condition, commensurate with little use. There is no damage.
The body of the pipe is finished with hair.
An excellent example of this collectable item, which is guaranteed totally original.
It was probably made around 1920 and contains a stanhope of the Rigi Kulm hotel in Switzerland. The image and lens are in very good condition.
Overall condition 9/10
Approx overall size 3.25x6x4.5 ins (8x15x11.5cms)
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