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Cheap churchwarden pipes

In the process of manufacture, curing the briar is done before sorting the bowls, and has to be good enough for the best
pipe made by the company. Naturally the manufacturers will end up with a fair number of bowls that are just below the quality required for their branded ranges. These bowls undergo less expensive finishing processes and are sold at more economical prices. Such pipes are the Capitol from Savinelli or Lorenzo’s Albanian pipes.
These pipes offer many opportunities – from an inexpensive entrée to the world of pipes, to the stopgap for the pipe left
at home, or the one to smoke when in the garden, workshop or out fishing.

From the House of Savinelli

The entry-level pipes from Savinelli
The taste of a top quality pipe at a price approaching budget

Capitol Smooth – Smooth Satin rich brown finish

Optional 6mm filter

Grezza Original

The taste of a top quality pipe at a price approaching budget

The bowls will have surface flaws and fillings, less conspicuous when the pipe is stained and polished.
But remember that all grades of Savinelli bowls receive the same curing treatment ensuring that they give a good smoke.
Optional 6mm filter, Teflon peg.

Style, quality and value!

After curing, the bowl is left untouched.
The pipe can be smoked as is – you could lightly sand off the inevitable ash marks.
Or stain and polish it yourself – perfect for the DIY smoker

54-SavGrz R857.46


The Marca 6 have optional 6mm filters, Lorenzo’s Lipari Large, Two Tone Large, Walnut Large, Rustic large and Spot-Carved have optional 9mm filters, and most of the others are fitted with a metal “filter” or arrester, which will prevent small pieces of tobacco lodging in the mouthpiece and may cool the smoke as it slows it down.

WATCHPOINT
A most important word of warning about filter pipes:
Filter pipes must be smoked with either the filter or an adapter (usually supplied with the pipe).

Smoking without the filter (or adapter), even once, will allow moisture to condense in the empty space and seep into the shank, causing it to swell. This will result in a cracked shank, or a loose mouthpiece which is very difficult to remedy. If this happens to you, take it in to your nearest Wesley’s for an opinion.
The Tenon/Peg is tougher than the wood!
Keep it clean so it won’t stick. Wipe and pencil it occasionally so it slides easily. Have a look at the Gallery
Because of the metal band,
Savinelli Dry System pipes are excluded from this warning

From the House of Lorenzo

It was with great foresight that some years ago the House of Lorenzo saw the benefits of investing in Albania
with its supply of briar and its emerging economy.

FILTRO SANDTYPE
LARGE with 9mm filter option

54-LFilSStr SOLD OUT

The classic shape made famous by Oom Paul Kruger
Standing full bent

Optional 9mm filter

Size T1
Bowl size
Approx. 80mm



CHURCHWARDEN PIPES

Gandalf pipes as featured in “The Lord of the Rings”
The widest range of the very popular Churchwarden shape pipes we have ever had.

Care for your Churchwarden pipe by using extra long (30cm) pipe cleaners

Spitfire by Lorenzo , “Lipari” and Duo – with the optional Churchwarden or Standard mouthpiece.

Duo
The pipe with the optional Churchwarden or Standard mouthpiece.
Choose the Churchwarden mouthpiece for reading or viewing your favourite programme;
Choose the shorter Standard mouthpiece for out-and-about.
All the bowl shapes look equally good with the long or the short mouthpiece.
The bowls all have relatively thick, sturdy shanks.

Natural 54-MarDuoNat R899.50
Smooth honey-blonde finish with decorative carvings.
Shapes MD1, MD2

Sepia brown 54-MarDuoBr R857.40
Smooth sepia-brown finish with decorative carvings.
Shapes MD3, MD4

Black Sandblast 54-MarDuoSb R799.50
Glowing black sandblast finish
Shapes MD5, MD6

Presented in a cream cloth drawstring carry bag


Lorenzo Lectura

Glowing Black Sandblast finish 54-LLetSB R895.00

Rich Satin Brown finish 54-LLetBrn SOLD OUT

Spot Carved light brown finish

Long bent shape L4
54-LLetSp SOLD OUT

New rustic finish

Long bent or straight shapes Shapes L1, L3, L5
54-LLetNR R554.80


“Lipari” golden finish – Top quality
Care for your Churchwarden pipe by using extra long (30cm) pipe cleaners

Long bent Shape L591
54-LorLetLp SOLD OUT

Lorenzo Laddie – with 9mm filter option
Metal band for strength – 3 finishes

Two Tone
Only one shape available

54-LLad9 SOLD OUT

Glossy black 1 shape

54-LLad9Blk R756.50

Smooth two tone top
with rustic base
(TTR) Rhodesian long bent shape
54-LLad1004 R801 90


Carve-your-own pipe

Bowl bored, shank and mouthpiece prepared – technically the pipe is
ready for you to express your vision.
But beware, briar is hard
– you’ll need proper wood sculpting tools and some patience.
The result will be worth it!

54-LCarvit R398.46

View these carved creations from clever customers


We’d love to see your pictures too!

10 MINUTE RANGE

Always in short supply, these elegant, sturdy little briar pipes are excellent value
– a fine ten minute smoke.

18cm long, rich brown – 1 shape left
54-LLady R295.00

We have very often been told that “my Budget pipe is the best pipe I have ever had”
– but don’t bank on it – just expect value for money.

Refund Policy (Website customers – you’ll like this!)
Because we always guarantee our products – anything that isn’t completely to your satisfaction can be returned (in original condition and packaging) for a full refund.

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Cheap churchwarden pipes In the process of manufacture, curing the briar is done before sorting the bowls, and has to be good enough for the best pipe made by the company. Naturally the