This large sandblasted apple is already a corporate era Barling pipe, the most experienced experts assign the King series with such nomenclature to 1962-1970. Although these “corporate” Barlings don’t cost hundreds of dollars the pipes were carved very skillfully and with all possible respects to 150-year Barling family pipe making tradition.
The pipe marking is “Barling \ LONDON ENGLAND”, “KING 6229”, “T.V.F”. The length is 15.6 cm (6.14″), the bowl’s height is 4.8 cm (1.89″). External diameter of the bowl is 4.3 cm (1.69″), internal diameter is 2.0 cm (0.79″). The depth is 4.1 cm (1.61″) and this pipe weights 50 gr. Briar, vulcanite stem, no filter.