The pipes of the "Vintage Collection" serie are made from selected pre-turned stummels, some of them are old, at least 30 years (some of them are 60 years old) and dried under optimal conditions in attics in Saint Claude ( they are stamped "old briar"). The pipes are drilled to 4mm. The stems are handmade from ebonite rod, cumberland or acrylic (stamped with a star). It can also be made from sketched stems whose finish is handmade. The mouthpiece is opened for a better air flow.
Grading OLD BRIAR : stummels at least 30 years old H : rusticated, sandblasted, smooth H1 : smooth flawless grain, sansblasted with superior grain H2 : smooth flawless grain with superior grain, sandblasted ring grain H3 : smooth straight grain or very nice birdseye