New!  English Estates: Barling's Make Ye Olde Wood Billiard (1376) (T.V.F.) (Pre-Transition) (Replacement Stem)

Product Number: 004-002-8477

Behold one of the grails of the collecting world, offered at an immanently affordable acquisition cost. The fact that the Nicols numbering stamp of this pipe begins with a 1 tells us that this pipe was originally made for the European market (little doubt, the story of its travels would be a fascinating one). Depending on the amount of weight you personally assign to a replacement stem, the condition is fairly solid, and that all-important nomenclature stamping is crisp.

We deduct a full point for the presence of a replacement, add that point back in and you have a condition of 4.5/5. Even if (say) a replacement stem bugs you, good wood will always add to a good smoke, and the briar used to make a pre-trans Barling was at least 100 years in age. Sure.

R. Bear Graves

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3.5/5 Replacement stem, plus rim darkening, some charring inside the chamber, and a few dings around the bowl.
  • Length: 6.55 in./166.37 mm.
  • Weight: 1.20 oz./34.02 g.
  • Bowl Height: 1.70 in./43.18 mm.
  • Chamber Depth: 1.44 in./36.58 mm.
  • Chamber Diameter: 0.68 in./17.27 mm.
  • Outside Diameter: 1.36 in./34.54 mm.
  • Stem Material: Vulcanite
  • Filter: None
  • Shape: Billiard
  • Finish: Smooth
  • Material: Briar
  • Country: England