A very good and well preserved pipe from the legendary Hardcastle’s family times, i.e. made before acquisition by Dunhill in 1946 (and the most likely before the WWII). Moderately smoked elegant classical English prince pipe! Sincerely recommended!
The pipe markings are “HARDCASTLE’S \ BRITISH MADE \ OLD BRUYERE”, “173”. The length is 15.2 cm (5.98″), bowl’s height is 3.3 cm (1.3″). External diameter of the bowl is 3.9 cm (1.54″), internal diameter is 1.8 cm (0.71″). The depth is 2.6 cm (1.02″) and this pipe weights 25 gr. Briar, vulcanite stem, no filter.