I like the bulldog shape for when I'm working. They're easy to clench, relatively light in weight and not over large in capacity. The diamond shaped shank ensures that they cannot roll off the workbench when I put them down for a moment. A major consideration!
|Hardcastle London Made 61, meerschaum lined|
|Parker Jockey Club 345|
|Stanwell Deluxe Polished 32|
|This is just marked "Reject", one of my late dad's pipes. A great smoker.|
|Bewlay Popular 014. Another of my late dad's pipes.|
|Byford 24. This has a curious "stinger" or metal filter system.|