Peter Cushing's Pipes

This is a set of six pipes, a "Sherlock Holmes" calling card and syringe that belonged to screen legend Peter Cushing. I haven't yet screen-matched the pipes, but hope to be able to find them. Cushing was not a pipe smoker, but often smoked pipes in his screen and stage roles. These pipes could also have been used in his stage performances, and the lack of photo references makes screen-matching very difficult. I would be grateful for any help.

The "Sherlock Holmes" business card is not a prop, but part of a set made by Peter Cushing himself.

These pipes were auctioned in the Peter Cushing 1994 Phillips estate auction, and belonged to make up/special effects artist Dave Elsey, whose work includes Farscape, Little Shop of Horrors, Hellraiser, Mission Impossible and Star Wars III - Revenge of the Sith, amongst many others. You can find a great interview with him about Cushing here. [PSoL]

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