Tobacco pipe

  • US 6,418,936 B1
  • Filed: 05/12/2000
  • Issued: 07/16/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/14/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A metal tobacco pipe in its assembly comprisinga manifold having a body formation forming a port and a chamber communicating with said port and a recess in the body formation of said port, a stem having a bore through which tobacco smoke is inhaled, said stem communicating with said chamber, a turret having a plurality of magazines rotatably mounted on said manifold, each of said magazines communicable and alignable with said port and chamber by rotation of said turret to said manifold, means for filtering tobacco smoke from tobacco in an aligned one of said magazines to said port and chamber seated in said recess, means co-extensive in and between said turret and manifold forming a cavity, and means joining together said turret and manifold disposed in the cavity, said joining means comprising a member having a first bearing surface formed therein, a second bearing surface formed in said turret abutting said first bearing surface, whereby the abutment between said first and second bearing surfaces provides a non-binding relationship between said turret and manifold, and means below said first bearing surface for fastening said turret to said manifold, whereby any one of said magazines aligned to said port and chamber upon rotation of turret to manifold provides for inhalation of tobacco smoke through said bore of said stem wherein said turret is of heavier weight than the weight of said manifold, such that said turret remains in a stationary upon said manifold in any particular relative rotation between said turret and said manifold.

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