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Beginning in the mid to late 1970's however, rising interest rates and the invasion of the industry by MBAs forced the use of younger tobacco.Coincidentally it was also about this time that blenders began to run out of Syrian , but the heat/smoke process consumed so much wood that in the early 1970's the Syrian government banned the manufacture to save what remained of its forests.MADE IN ENGLAND 16 17 according to the year NOTE: For the years 1925-34 other patent numbers were sometimes used in place of 119708/17 & 116989/17. DUNHILL SHELL MADE IN ENGLAND 16 17 1978-82 In 1978 shape numbers all became five digit.Some examples are: 5861/12 (English); 1341418/20 (U. Also the double digit suffix number (sometimes underlined) again became smaller than the D in ENGLAND. There is a cutting point on the inside of outer top near the edge that comes in one of two styles 'fixed' and 'moveable'.
Shape numbers during this period had either 3, 4, or 5 digits. Shape numbers during this period had either 3, 4, or 5 digits.Natural products, free of chemical additives and preservatives, change and mature with age.Tobacco is no exception and this is especially true of in two ways.Taking all this into account it should not be surprising that the original and complete dating code list, in possession of the firm's archivist at 30 Duke Street, is some twenty eight pages long.And even if this list was made available it would be of little use to any but the most expert because it can only be used in conjunction with the most precise knowledge of the Dunhill pipe as it has changed in appearance over the years. In 1950 a special series of "ODA" pipes was begun and continued through 1975.