Birmingham is the second by population city of England, a big industrial center, the city of Lunar Society. It was was a dinner club and informal learned society of prominent figures in the Midlands Enlightenment, including industrialists, natural philosophers and intellectuals, who met regularly between 1765 and 1813. The name arose because the society would meet during the full moon, as the extra light made the journey home easier and safer in the absence of street lighting.
What they did smoke? It’s hardly possible to found today these clay or porcelain pipes. But we can show and share with you the pipe smoked in Birmingham 200 years later, in the middle of XX century.The pipe marking is”WALTON\ SPECIAL \ BIRMINGHAM”.
The lenghts is 14.5 cm, bowl’s hight is 4.0 cm. External and internal diameters of it’s bowl are 3.7 cm and 2.1 cm. The depth is 3.3 cm and this pipe weights 39 gr. Briar, vulcanite stem, no filter.