An absolutely amazing and extremely rare finding! Did you ever heard about Orlik freehand pipes? As many English manufacturer Orlik is usually assotiated with well designed traditional classic shapes. But there’s the pre Cadogan (made before 1980) Orlik Special Grain freehand pipe. The most probably it was made in the 1960-70s when the trend of Danish freehand pipes arised. Of course, we’ll keep the pipe in our private collection.
The pipe markings are “ORLIK \ SPECIAL GRAIN”, “MADE IN ENG(LAND)”. The length is 15.7 cm (6.18″), bowl’s height is 6.0 cm (2.36″). External diameter of the bowl is 4.1 x 4.7 cm (1.61″ x 1.85″), internal diameter is 2.3 cm (0.9″). The depth is 4.6 cm (1.81″) and this pipe weights 68 gr. Briar, vulcanite stem, no filter.