In odd lot of ebay stuff I got what are mostly pipes in very bad shape (even a Dunhill, but with a badly cracked bowl....) There were a couple of pipes that I was interested in cutting open to see if I can find layers in cake (there could be frosting in between some of the layers ). Before slicing and dicing, I thought I should have some more experience pipe people look at them and make sure I was not recking some real gem. They have no stems, and are in bad shape (cracked shanks etc.) and do not seem worth fixing. The meerschaum has a shattered shank (and was re-glued bowl side of the band), I was going to make a thin section of this so I can examine it under the microscope..... Let me know if you think these pipes have any real value, which I doubt, but, better be safe than sorry... Thanks, David No scale on the meerschaum, but the total length of the case is 4 inches (its small) On the left is a Somerset, middle is a Dr. Grabow Riviera, and to the right a Wally Frank Hallmark.