A beautiful and light Ashton OldChurch shaped Bulldogg pipe with light brown sandblasted finish, to dare!
William “Ashton” Taylor worked for Dunhill for twenty five years producing some of the most beautiful pipes of the famous English brand of the white point.
The Asthon pipes take up the famous Dunhill pipes of the eighties in the shapes, elegance, lines and finishes.
But William “Ashton” Taylor's Oldchurch pipes are famous for the treatment that the briar undergoes.
William had to find a solution to eliminate the tannin from the 'young' wood.
To this end, his pipe heads are now hardened in boiling oil which gives them an excellent yield and avoids the appearance of the bitter taste, typical of fresh briar.
This particular treatment and drying in ovens make Ashton pipes among the lightest tobacco pipes in the world.
Another feature of Ashton pipes is the material of the mouthpiece.
A mixture composed of the two materials, which he called asthonite, which he proceeded to patent.
Asthonite mouthpieces are not quite as soft as rubber, which is comfortable to hold between the teeth, but they are much more pleasant than acrylic mouthpieces which are hard.
On the other hand, they do not change color and retain their shiny black color.
Here we have an Ashton Oldchurch pipe in light brown sandblasted briar Bulldog shape with short and square shank.
A well-proportioned and very light pipe. Pleasant to hold.
Elegant with that lively brandy of hers to dare!
The foot of the pipe is flat so as to allow easy support on any surface.
The color of this Ashton Oldchurch Bulldog shape pipe is natural and the shine is given by the carnauba wax.
Each Asthon Oldchurch pipe is a unique and unrepeatable piece and the photos you see portray this exclusive pipe, the same, once purchased, will be removed from the catalog.
If you need more detailed photos, we will be happy to send them to you.
ASHTON’S PIPE IS FASHIONED FOR THE TOBACCO ENTHUSIAST WHO INSISTS HANDLING ONLY THE FINEST CRAFTSMANSHIP.
MADE IN ENGLAND OF BRIAR ROOT, THE PIPE WILL PROVIDE GENUINE ENJOYMENT FOR YEARS TO COME.
1) width 127 mm
2) height 40 mm
3) depth 46 mm
4) chimney diameter 20 mm
5) chimney depth 34 mm
Mouthpiece in black and burgundy marbled Ashtonite. Ashton dot symbol.
Mouthpiece diameter 7 mm. No filter
Weight: 43 grams
Finish: light brown sandblasted briar.
Markings: Ashton Oldchurch, XXX, 220, Hand made in England.