Sparta IndustriesAttn: Dr. Grabow1731 US HWY 215Sparta NC 28675
I have two stems replaced (one a few months ago) and their turnaround is pretty fast (about 2 weeks).
I also have a phone number for them 800-221-4134 which is where I got these instructions.>
The “Eagle 69” Pipe
In 1969 the Vietnam War was raging, the Woodstock music festival attracted 400,000 rock and roll fans,
Richard Nixon became the 37th President, a dozen eggs cost 62 cents, a gallon of gasoline cost 32 cents
and the average annual income was $6,500.
However, highlight of the year and what has subsequently been described as ‘man’s greatest
exploratory achievement’ took place with the landing of the lunar module the ‘Eagle’ on the moon and
Neil Armstrong and ‘Buzz’ Aldrin taking the first human steps on its surface while Michael Collins, alone
in the command module ‘Columbia’, continued to orbit the moon awaiting the return of ‘Eagle’.
The goal that President Kennedy set back in 1961 to land a man on the Moon and bring him safely home
had been achieved.
Even today, looking back 50 years, it was an extraordinary achievement by the 400,000 men and women
involved in the project including the brave astronauts on Apollo 11 and those who had preceded them
on earlier Gemini and Apollo flights.
Take a moment and look up at the moon one evening and try and imagine yourself hurtling towards it at
25,000 miles an hour for four days, landing and walking on it and then returning to earth another four
days later after passing through the earth’s massive heat-creating atmosphere – in a container not much
bigger than an average station wagon - a truly amazing achievement and one which America can rightly
be very proud of.
The astronauts were courageous men who retained total faith in the American technology which made
To commemorate this extraordinary achievement, Dr Grabow is proud to offer you a selection of high
quality pipes stamped ‘Eagle 1969’. The four ‘Eagle 69’ pipe styles include bent and straight pipes
with the option of smooth and rusticated finishes.
The briar used to make the ‘Eagle 69’ has been hand selected from our stock of premium aged briar
and has passed through the 42 separate stages of pipe manufacture and quality control for which Dr
Grabow pipes have been famous since 1935.
The pipe color is a rich deep brown and ‘Eagle 69’s are fitted with a brass band to further enhance
the ‘Eagle 69’s obvious quality. ‘Eagle 69’ comes packaged in a black velvet drawstring bag direct to your
home post free
‘Eagle 69’ pipes are only available to our mail-order customers - they are not sold in retail stores.
Prices are $37.00 for the smooth variations and $36.00 for the rusticated versions. Please indicate on the order form which shape and finish you require.
“Eagle 69” is a reminder of one of the greatest days in the history of the world and for America.