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Re: pipe case addition

Postby chonchon » Mon Feb 19, 2018 12:45 am

AFNetsuke wrote:Piers I have a pipe with a similar little stamped square but was told it says "Jin", meaning pure silver. Are they different or two different purities? Mine is completely plain.

Alan, 純銀 (Jun-gin) would be pure silver. The character you are seeing will probably be Jun (pure) or Gin (silver). 8-)

Size is something.

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