This pipe likely won't hang around long. New England native Elliot Nachwalter is one of the most skilled artisans the older American school, yet never stuck to pipemaking as a full-time, all the time career. Rather, he's made pipes when he felt the muse, alternating between active periods and otherwise-occupied periods that can last years. (Read: He ain't in this for the money.
) Between this and the solid quality of his work, demand has always outstripped supply.
- Eric N. Squires