I had my stage of new and newer estate British pipes. Dunhill(new and used), Ferndown(new) Ashton(new) Lane Era Charatans)Gbd(estate),Sasieni(estate) Willmer(estate),Upshall(estate). Of all of those I have one each of Willmer, Upshall and Lane era Charatan left. So far I like how these Barlings smoke better than the others mentioned.It'll be interesting to see whether the well-seasoned old Britwood starts spoiling you for the newer
(= under 10 years) ones.