CHARATANS MAKE Distinction Giant

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England, 1960-70s

The largest Charatan’s pipe we have ever offered! This giant high grade Distinction was made in the “Second Lane era (1965-76), the period of the brightest blossoming of this brand, delightful shapes and grains, which eclipsed all others pipe makers including Dunhill. There’s no shape number on the pipe, thus it was made by one of the leading carvers at this factory regardless any catalogues. An unique creature from Charatan’s artisans!

The pipe marking is “CHARATAN’S MAKE \ LONDON. ENGLAND \ DISTINCTION”, “(L)”, “Made By Hand \ in \ City of London”, “Extra Large”. The length is 18.2 cm (5.71″), bowl’s height is 6.3 cm (2.09″). External dimensions of the bowl are 5.8 x 5.6 cm (1.89″), internal diameter is 2.9 cm (0.87″). The depth is 5.0 cm (1.73″) and this pipe weights 107 gr. Briar, vulcanite stem, no filter.

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