This Comoy’s series was named most probably in honour of the famous Astors family known for its prominence in business, society, and politics in the United States and the United Kingdom during the 19th and 20th centuries. The 309 shape is very popular between pipe colectors and recognized as on the of the most successfull canadian shapes. In our case this is the “extra extra large” Canadian from Comoy’s made in 1950-70s.
The pipe markings are “ASTOR \ LONDON MADE”, “309 XXL”, “MADE \ IN \ LONDON \ ENGLAND”. The length is 17.5 cm, bowl’s hight is 4.7 cm. External diameter of the bowl is 3.6 cm, internal diameter is 2.0 cm. The depth is 4.3 cm and this pipe weights 34 gr. Briar, vulcanite stem, no filter.