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https://www.ukdfd.co.uk/v46/templates/general_wide/img/logo.png UKDFD Recording Software https://www.ukdfd.co.uk/v46/ Pipe tampers https://www.ukdfd.co.uk/v46/artefact/post-medieval-to-modern/pipe-tampers.html Pipe Tamper https://www.ukdfd.co.uk/v46/artefact/post-medieval-to-modern/pipe-tampers/pipe-tamper-50602.html Wed, 30 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMT Pipe tampers Pipe Tamper  
Description: A combined pipe tamper and signet ring with uncertain intaglio design.

Pipe tampers have been produced since the late 16th century to provide smokers with a tool for compressing the tobacco in their pipe bowls. This was necessary to ensure a firm draw, as well as slow and uniform burning.
Category: Post-Medieval to Modern, Pipe tampers
Category: Pipe tampers
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Pipe Tamper https://www.ukdfd.co.uk/v46/artefact/post-medieval-to-modern/pipe-tampers/pipe-tamper-41366.html Sat, 20 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT Pipe tampers Pipe Tamper  
Description: A combined pipe tamper and signet ring. The intaglio device on the ring is a displayed eagle within a beaded border.

Pipe tampers have been produced since the late 16th century to provide smokers with a tool for compressing the tobacco in their pipe bowls. This was necessary to ensure a firm draw, as well as slow and uniform burning.
Category: Post-Medieval to Modern, Pipe tampers
Category: Pipe tampers
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Pipe Tamper https://www.ukdfd.co.uk/v46/artefact/post-medieval-to-modern/pipe-tampers/pipe-tamper-54274.html Mon, 18 Feb 2019 18:51:33 GMT Pipe tampers Pipe Tamper  
Description: An incomplete combined pipe tamper and signet ring. The intaglio inscription on the ring is '3C' with one star above and one below, all within an oval beaded border. The tamper head and most of the stem are missing.

Pipe tampers have been produced since the late 16th century to provide smokers with a tool for compressing the tobacco in their pipe bowls. This was necessary to ensure a firm draw, as well as slow and uniform burning.

For a complete pipe tamper of generally similar type, see UKDFD 41366.
Category: Post-Medieval to Modern, Pipe tampers
Category: Pipe tampers
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Pipe Tamper https://www.ukdfd.co.uk/v46/artefact/post-medieval-to-modern/pipe-tampers/pipe-tamper-29085.html Sun, 09 Jan 2011 00:00:00 GMT Pipe tampers Pipe Tamper  
Description: An incomplete composite pipe tamper of the post medieval period. The object comprises the top element only, in the form of a riding whip with curled end. The terminal is wedge-shaped, which fitted into the separately cast 'tamper' base element (as image 5). 

See UKDFD 54237 as a complete example.
Category: Post-Medieval to Modern, Pipe tampers
Category: Pipe tampers
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Pipe Tamper https://www.ukdfd.co.uk/v46/artefact/post-medieval-to-modern/pipe-tampers/pipe-tamper-54238.html Mon, 11 Feb 2019 22:21:39 GMT Pipe tampers Pipe Tamper  
Description: A lead pipe tamper of the post medieval period. It has a circular base from which rises a graduated sub-triangular section stem that terminates with a flattened and expanded handle decorated with a five-point serrated edge.

Pipe tampers have been produced since the late 16th century to provide smokers with a tool for compressing the tobacco in their pipe bowls. This was necessary to ensure a firm draw, as well as slow and uniform burning.
Category: Post-Medieval to Modern, Pipe tampers
Category: Pipe tampers
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Pipe Tamper https://www.ukdfd.co.uk/v46/artefact/post-medieval-to-modern/pipe-tampers/pipe-tamper-54237.html Mon, 11 Feb 2019 21:42:45 GMT Pipe tampers Pipe Tamper  
Description: A copper-alloy pipe tamper in the form of a riding whip. It has a waisted stem with bobbin-reel decoration towards the base.

Pipe tampers have been produced since the late 16th century to provide smokers with a tool for compressing the tobacco in their pipe bowls. This was necessary to ensure a firm draw, as well as slow and uniform burning.
Category: Post-Medieval to Modern, Pipe tampers
Category: Pipe tampers
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Pipe Tamper https://www.ukdfd.co.uk/v46/artefact/post-medieval-to-modern/pipe-tampers/pipe-tamper-38833.html Tue, 25 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT Pipe tampers Pipe Tamper  
Description: A copper-alloy pipe tamper moulded in the form of a naked woman wearing a cruciform pendant on a necklace.

Pipe tampers have been produced since the late 16th century to provide smokers with a tool for compressing the tobacco in their pipe bowls. This was necessary to ensure a firm draw, as well as slow and uniform burning. Bawdy tampers of this type were particularly popular during the second half of the 18th century.
Category: Post-Medieval to Modern, Pipe tampers
Category: Pipe tampers
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Pipe Tamper https://www.ukdfd.co.uk/v46/artefact/post-medieval-to-modern/pipe-tampers/pipe-tamper-6462.html Sun, 25 Mar 2007 00:00:00 GMT Pipe tampers Pipe Tamper  
Description: An incomplete pipe tamper in the form of a woman crouching, holding up her skirts. The woman's feet and the stem have broken off and are missing.

Pipe tampers have been produced since the late 16th century to provide smokers with a tool for compressing the tobacco in their pipe bowls. This was necessary to ensure a firm draw, as well as slow and uniform burning. Bawdy tampers of this type were particularly popular during the second half of the 18th century.

A more complete example of a similar tamper is recorded as UKDFD 12447.
Category: Post-Medieval to Modern, Pipe tampers
Category: Pipe tampers
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Pipe Tamper https://www.ukdfd.co.uk/v46/artefact/post-medieval-to-modern/pipe-tampers/pipe-tamper-6865.html Tue, 24 Apr 2007 00:00:00 GMT Pipe tampers Pipe Tamper  
Description: A pipe tamper in the form of a claw-hammer.

Pipe tampers have been produced since the late 16th century to provide smokers with a tool for compressing the tobacco in their pipe bowls. This was necessary to ensure a firm draw, as well as slow and uniform burning.

Cf. UKDFD 6496.
Category: Post-Medieval to Modern, Pipe tampers
Category: Pipe tampers
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Pipe Tamper https://www.ukdfd.co.uk/v46/artefact/post-medieval-to-modern/pipe-tampers/pipe-tamper-15021.html Tue, 02 Sep 2008 00:00:00 GMT Pipe tampers Pipe Tamper  
Description: An incomplete cast copper-alloy pipe tamper in the form of a bust, possibly of Charles I. The stem of the tamper has broken off at the base of the bust. The back is flat.

Cf. UKDFD 9469
Category: Post-Medieval to Modern, Pipe tampers
Category: Pipe tampers
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