England, 1930-40s A moderately smoked and well preserved Hardcastle’s family era pipe made before 1946 and very probably – before WWII (during the War the company was unable to obtain briar for production as many others English manufacturers).
England, 1946-67 Recently we represented a pipe of a very similar design stamped “MADE IN LONDON \ ENGLAND” and classified it as an unmarked Hardcastle bulldog. Now we have the pipe which confirms our assumption – the same approach, similar … Continued
England, 1930-40s A pre-Dunhill (Family era) Hardcastle’s Camden lovat made before 1946. It seems the life of this pipe wasn’t so easy so we had to involve a number of restoration techniques to revive and prepare it to a new … Continued
England, 1930-40s An unsmoked Hardcastle’s pipe of the very popular and collectable “Jack O’London” trade mark made yet in pre-Dunhill “family era” times. And very probably – before 1946 and possibly before the World War II. A middle size classical … Continued
England We have carefully examined all our records and found only one manufacturer with the exactly such COM (Country of Manufacturing) stamping where the letter E in “England” is placed below the DE in “Made”. Therefore we are absolutely sure … Continued
England, 1946-67 A very well preserved tall (already with an obvious hint on a chimney) billiard from the early “”Dunhill” era of the Hardcastle’s history, it was born in the period from 1946 for 1967, i.e. at the time of … Continued
England, 1950-60s, unsmoked An unsmoked example of the Hardcastle’s craftsmanship from the 1946-1967 period. The company was already adopted under the Dunhill umbrella, but family management of the company retained a certain independence in production and marketing. Therefore the pipe … Continued