Dating a kaywoodie

Somehow it got dropped into my "finished" box instead of my "work on" box.

This one is a big bent billiard that shows some nice grain.

The fact this pipe dates from this period is also confirmed by a push stem.

It illustrates a test period coming first to a Kaywoodie line and followed by the Kaywoodie brand. FOR" stamping would indicate the synchrostem patent was allready granted (1932) when this pipe was crafted. The first Super Grains appeared in late 1931 or early 1932.

I do not have a large income and I collect the pipes that I can afford.