Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Vintage Ad (undated): Medico Filters & Pipes

Click to enlarge and you can read all the fine print. Probably from the 50s. I used to try filtered pipes when I was a pipe-n00b, and I didn't like them. I note one completely bogus claim in this ad: "Cushion Bite Nylon Bit Guaranteed Bite Proof." I've seen many, many nylon bits chewed completely to h***. The most bite-proof stem is the hard acrylic, from my experience. Using a nylon stem is like smoking a drinking straw.

1 comment:

  1. I've got a pipe with one of those weird metal filters that I love to smoke. The draw is a bit tight, but it really gets a lot of use in my rotation.

    -- Erik