Our 2014 NASPC pipe is a very special pipe and is in honor of Bill Unger. It will be made by Rich Lewis and duplicates one of Bill’s favorite old Custom-Bilts. It will also be limited to a maximum number of 25 pipes, at least at this time. It will also have a very special name - Custom-Bill.

It is available to members only with the price of $305, including domestic shipping. Overseas postage depends on location. As of May 14, we have sold 29 and have concluded sales of it.

Overall Length 7”
Bowl Height 2 1/2”
Shank Length 3 1/8”
Stem Length 2”

Stem will be made of rubber/Vulcanite
All Lewis markings plus NASPC and date will be stamped.

History of NASPC Pipe of the Year

Year
Maker
Description
Pipes Made
1998
Ashton
Apple
28
1999
Radice
Bent Calabash
21
2000
Steve Weiner
Quarter-Bent Dublin
32
2001
Kaywoodie
Straight Billiard
46
2002
Ser Jacopo
Half-Bent Billiard
35
2002
Ashton 5th Anniversary
8-Sided Straight Dublin Panel "Quaint"
32
2003
Becker
Quarter Bent Horn
45
2004
David Jones
Free-Formed 8-Sided Sitter
66
2005
Tonino Jacono
4-Panel Straight Biliard
39
2005
J.T. Cooke Special Edition Numbered
Straight Dublin
25
2006
Michael Parks
Straight Billiard
41
2007
Ashton 10th Anniversary Numbered
Straight Billiard ELX
27
2008
John Eells
Straight Bulldog
34
2009
Northern Briars
Squared Panel Billiard
27
2010
Paul Bonaquisti
Chubby Billiard
36
2011
Rich Lewis
Bent Armadillo
40
2012
Ardor
Canadian
31
2012
15th Anniversary Pipe by Michael Parks
Bent
16
2013
Scott Thile Bulldog
Straight Bulldog
22
2014
Rich Lewis Custom-Bill
Straight Panel Lovatt
29