Tip of the hat to Said Altınay at altinaypipes.com who managed to get this gorgeous calcinated meerschaum from their shop in Turkey into my hands in Honolulu in about a week. Breaking it in this afternoon with some Eastfarthing.
My boys came outside in the middle of the bowl to ask me to fix something for them, and to tell me that by the way my pipe smoke smelled good. I’ll take the win.
Absolutely beautiful shaping and finish.
Sorry to only get in contact with you after a year but to tell you the truth the pipe has been a present and the occasion to open the packet was today...
I wanted to thank you again for this gorgeous pipe and let you know how happy I am.
I used it for a video maybe you want to have a look:
that would be a great honour! and since your work is very much appreciated maybe you leave a comment beneath to say hello to all your admirers .
A special thanks as well for the surprise...there will be a video online tomorrow...
Great having be able get to know you and your work!
Wonderful Pipe! Twenty of ten Stars :)
Hi Altinay Pipes Team,
Thank you so much for the wonderful Pipe and the wonderful Stamper! I love it so much!
Very fast delivery and very good work and quality!
Greets from Germany
Top class goods! Very good customer service. Very fast delivery Thank you!
The pipe is arrived it looks exactly as described on the site and perfectly matched with my estimation. Additional stem that I bought has perfect amber color exactly what I want. The delivery was really fast. Over all Well Done! Thanks a lot.
Pipe is beatiful and it smoke dry. Shipping was perfect and fast. It is my third pipe from Mr. Altinay and it will not be the last. Very recommended
A beautiful pipe even the wife likes it, great service will buy again from this seller highly recommended thanks.
Excellent quality of manufacture. A delightful pipe, very pleasing to the eye as well as to the touch.
Equally commendable is the rapid response to the order with immediate dispatch.
Its my first Meerschaum spigot pipe and very satisfied with the pipe. Wonderful craftmanship, looks great with the calcined rusticated design, smokes superb dry and cool.
Many Thanks Altinay Team
The pipe is just so beautiful... a unique piece of art !!! I'm really happy with my purchase.. this is my first meerschaum but i will sure buy again from Altinay!!!! The pipe is so light beautiful and smokes amazingly... the service is amazing too... i wrote an email on saturday with a question... they answer me within 2 hours the same day... i ordered on Sunday and receive the pipe on tuesday!!! Will recommend for sure
The pipe I purchased arrived quickly and is even more gorgeous than in the pictures. Your passion for this craft is apparent. I am very happy with my order and will definitely recommend you to all who will listen.
Fantastic pipe ! One of the BEST ! Thank you.
Recently received my first meerschaum pipe ordered from Altinay. I had been researching meerschaum pipes for months and finally decided on Altinay because of the fine craftsmanship, reasonable pricing, and good reviews. I found my pipe by searching for the dimensions I wanted, colored stem, and silver bands. Shipping was fairly quick for being halfway around the world, and of course COVID. When I received my pipe I was very happy, it looks better than the pictures. I would definitely consider another purchase.
Excellent pipes! Bought 2 of them, a military and a spigot. Both are finished beautifully. Also bought a tamper, which is the same excellent finish. Packaging in a very nice custom fit case. Craftsmanship at the highest level! Communication with Said Altinay was fast and very customer friendly. Shipping was amazingly fast! If you are looking for a meerschaum pipe, buy an Altinay. You will not be disappointed, I promiss. I will buy from them again for sure!
Really nicely. All my smokes have been perfectly dry. I mean not even a damp dottle. I get to smoke my bowls to the bottom with no particular trouble. The weight and stem make it so easy to clench... Before getting it, I imagined it would be my "inside"pipe to avoid breaking it or getting it dirty. I in fact now take it everywhere! I've smoked at least one bowl every day in it since I got it. It's a true smoking machine. I've never had that level of satisfaction out of a pipe before.
Voor de eerste maal heb ik besteld bij de familie Altinay. De kunstwerken die ze daar aanbieden, is gewoon onvoorstelbaar. Hoge kwaliteit in meerschaum en de finesse van afwerking, ONGELOOFLIJK !!! Ik ben verliefd op deze mooie tabakspijpen, als roker, maar ook als verzamelaar. Toi toi toi !!!
I've been fantasizing on spigots for more than a year and idealizing the benefits of a new meet. The two I own are old and uncomfortable. The first is so big and long it's tiresome to clench and the second's bit is so small I have trouble securing it between my teeth without biting on it...
So here's my latest acquisition. I've never been happier with a pipe purchase and Altinay's service is impeccable and incredibly fast...
Great products and great professional service...
I thank so much the ALTINAYPIPES, It was a very friendly and reliable relationship!
A wonderful work of art , beautifully carved & adapted to take 9 mm filter.Quickly dispatched and delivered safely.
Everything is perfect: extraordinary design, top quality, reasonable price, very fast delivery. Thanks!
Very fine and beautiful pipe!
Yesterdy I received the pipe which is my first meerschaum pipe. And It is great, I am not sure about it is because of the Altınaypipes or it is the effect of meerschaum. Because I dont have enough knowledge about it. Regardless of that, It is great to have one. And I hope I will have more.
I hope you will produce some pipes with celtic knot pattern which I will definitley buy:)
Thank you for all.
High quality manufacturing. Extremely clean and carefully shaped. The shape I chose, square panel, is very elegant and light. I am very satisfied. Highly professional job. Well done. See you next time.
Ringrazio Said Altınay per regalare queste perle al mondo, e per la spedizione ultrarapida che manco Amazon con i droni ce la farebbe. Ordinata Lunedi notte, arrivata giovedi mattina!
I have purchased several pipes now. They always ship fast and are of excellent quality and a great value. Many thanks!
I would just like to say THANK YOU for your very professional work. I received my billiard latticed meerschaum pipe just 3 days after my order and it is of excellent quality. I'm very pleased with both the product and the manner in which you handled the whole process, from order to delivery. Keep up the good work, you have a prospect returning customer here!
I just received my First Meerschaum Viking Pipe!! First impression, what an amazing craftsmanship!! Secondly, it’s so light!! Last but not the least, I filled my bowl and OH MY WORD!! The smoke was heavenly!! Could taste each and every notes!! And the smoke was absolutely cool because of meerschaum!!
Said Altinay, my highest gratitude and respect towards you and your Father for providing such a wonderful platform for all pipe enthusiasts to buy their favourite Meerschaum Pipes!!
Thanks once again!!
Said Altinay!! Is the man with detailed information. He is most helpful and will guide you throughout your purchase. I haven’t even received my order but I placed it just some time ago and wanted to share my enhanced experience with Said.
I would certainly recommend purchasing pipes from Altinay. Product is a different thing but the customer experience you get is over the top!!
I own 2 Altinay pipes. The draw on both of them is fantastic. The fit and finish is top notch. They are great smokers!
Communication is great, ordering is easy and shipping is fast. If you are in the market for a meerschaum pipe you’re in the right place.
Hello Mr. Altinay,
I received my pipe today and i am really happy. A few more things had to be done with the import duty. Therefore the delivery time was a little longer. It is a beautiful specimen and one of the most beautiful pipes in my
collection. Thank you for the great design.
Best regards from Bonn,
Super meerschaum pipes. The company is difficult to find and they have no shop. But knock on the door and frendly people will show you nice pipes
Got a brand new piece of art!!!!Thank you Said Altınay for an awesome piece. Going to christen it tonight. It goes perfectly with my pirate Themed basement and bar!!!!
Best pipes on the market!!!!
I just wanted to thank Altinay pipes for the awesome couple of experiences that I’ve had through you guys in the past two weeks! This is absolutely the best place to buy meerschaum tobacco pipes! I just wanted to also thank you guys for the gift you gave me! I plan on spending a lot more money with this company as much as I can afford with this hobby! Thank you again this company is the best and your carvers are AWESOME!
I traveled to Eskisehir to meet this master carver. What a great experience! He showed me many, many beautiful pipes. I purchased several and asked him to engrave them with his signature, which he did. I was amazed at the detail of his work. If you think his pipes look good in photos, you should them in person!
Thank you Mr. Altinay for I visit I will always remember.
I am happy to recommend your pipes to folks looking for the best workmanship.
i bought online one of their meerschaum pipe. a reverse calabash very big and extremely bent fantastic smoke and incredibly efficient pipe. Talking about the aestetic i found it very
Beautiful pipes! Said is a very professional and very kind person. I highly reccomend buying from the Altinay Store
Good afternoon! We have received the pipes! We are happy with the fast delivery and good quality. Thank you very much for all support!
Altinay's Meerschaumpipes are high quality products. Actually i bought three of them. Meerschaum is first class, and the pipes are finest handcraft. The drillings are flawless and stems are well made. He does not use these pedestrian standard prestamped stems you can see very often on meerschaum, but really good ones, and offers the interesting 9mm filter option which is rare to find for these pipes.
All the pipes i bought are featherlight, and smoke like a dream, sweet, mellow and cool. I'm very happy with them.
This was my first direct order by Altinay and I can only say that I am very pleased with the service in every respect.
The pipe is described and pictured very accurately. It is of very high quality of manufacture as well as very attractive in its appearance.
I expect that it will smoke just as well!
Next day despatch and delivery within a few days of the order were further pleasant surprises.
Highly recommended overall.
My custom built Bulldog-Meerschaum-pipe is not only a beautiful piece of handcraft but a truly good smoker!
It’s already my 4th Meerschaum-pipe and all are Altinays!
Definetly not my last one…
Last but not least I have to mention, the delivery from Turkey to Austria took no longer than two to three days!
Thank you very much!
Goede levering, zeer tevreden mooie prijs kwaliteit
Amazing craftsmanship and smoking great!
Nabízí velmi krasné dýmky.
Sevgili Said Altınay'a bu güzel pipo için çok teşekkürler...Bu kadar ince narin ve 9 mm bir klasik olması harikulade... Çalışmalarında başarılar dilerim...Ben şu an doldurdum ve keyfe başladım bile...
1st class customer service as well as 1st class craftsmanship! Can't recommend highly enough!
Great pipes, excellent service.. I've bought my first meerschaum pipe from Altınay and really enjoyed it. Highly recommended !!
Thank you once again, 3rd time, Said for the great service, it is highly appreciated for the excellent quality products.
Sorry, i see it has been for the 4th time i have received great professional service.
Hey Said My second pipe arrived today a real masterpiece. Have already smoked her and she smokes great. It is certainly not my last pipe that I buy from you.
These are true masterpieces of Turkish craftsmanship!
Hopefully they will survive our time and current mentality of getting everything for (nearly) nothing.
After having bought a wooden pipe here in Cologne I had read so much of “Meerschaum” pipes and their often described high quality that I was curious if that were actually true.
And after smoking it the only thing I can say it does not even compare to other materials.
Full and absolutely unchanged taste of your tobacco is the wonderful result.
Customer service is also excellent; my many questions were answered fast and detailed in a very personal way per email and also Whatsapp!:-)
Definitely not my last purchase.
Highly recommended original manufacturer in Turkey who deserves your trust.
Lightning speed delivery!
Ülkemizde çıkarılan lüle taşı madeninin kalitesinden hep bahsedilir , ancak bir çok Türk pipo tiryakisinin ortak şikayeti memleketimizde üretilen lüle taşı pipoların işçiliklerindeki özellikle ağazlık kısımlarlarıdaki sıkıntılardır. Geçtiğimiz günlerde Altınay pipo dan üç adet spigot pipo satın aldım gerçektende işçilikleri görünümleri ve sağlamlıklarının harika olduğunu düşünüyorm.Gören arkadaşlarım da kesinlikle hayran kalıyorlar , Firma kolleksiyona yönelik modellerin yanında gündelik hayatta da rahatlıkla kullanılabilecek daha sade modeller konusunda bir çok seçenek sunuyor bu gerçektende çok iyi.Özellikle bent spigot modellerine hayranım.
I am a beginner pipe smoker, and I knew nothing about pipe smoking, pipes, and meerschaum pipes.
I got every information and help in this place.
Present days absolutely unbelievable that somewhere somebody makes great things by hand:) The world is running. But when I see these pipes, the hand made beauties, I am not interested in Running World. Just my pipe, and smoke…
My Altinay Meerschaum pipe:)
I cannot believe my pipe arrived from Turkey to Finland in 28 hours from shipping! This little pipe with a small bowl is just what I was looking for. I must have looked through 200+ meerschaum pipes before finding one that was small enough. And the prize was amazing because of the small size! The pipe smokes great and I am sure I will keep on using this every day. No more resting briar pipes!
Great consultancy at the stage of selecting your piece. They know the visuals can be misleading, so, in order to avoid unintended orders or dissatisfaction, they frankly provide you information about your choice, in case of e-mail communication in advance. Very responsive for questions .Before and after ordering, they inform you about every single step. I live out of Turkey and have my pipe delivered to my brother in Istanbul and the delivery took place in less than 18 hours! Once I try the pipe, I will write more detailed comments.
Another fine Meerschaum from Altinay, I cannot recommend them enough. Great pipes that colour very well and consistent, very fast postage - three days from Turkey from ordering to arrival . And Said answers your emails with additional pictures or measurements within minutes. Great company to deal with.
just what you pictured.
Excellent and timely communication.
I will recommend you highly.
The Meerschaumpipe is wonderful, a high quality product that smokes great. Fastetst delivery ever seen, only 2 working days from Turkey to Italy. Compliments!
I would like to say thank you Said Altinay for your exceptional service and patience. The delivery was also impressive with a very quick and reliable door to door delivery arranged by Said all the way to South Africa.
Thank you once again. Regards
I wish I had this pipe 15 years ago when I started smoking pipes.. It is so comfortable, light weight, well balanced..exceptional work.. and there is absolutely no additonal taste.. worths every penny..
Special thanks for the quick delivery and for the informations.
The pipe is absolutely beautiful. It is perfect down to every last detail. I am so excited to give my friend this incredible gift. Thank you, thank you, thank you so much!! Thank you for your kindness and customer service. You excelled in every way. You truly exceeded all expectations.
Dear Said Altinay,
thank you very much for your super quick answer in the middle of the night, it was a big surprise to receive your answer so soon!!! My biggest respect for you for your positive attitude to the business. I have already received the e-mail, that my order is already packed. BIG RESPECT, THANK YOU!!!
Have a nice evening!
this wonderful pipe already arrived today.
Thank you very much for kind support and very quick service. I’m sure my father will enjoy his birthday present.
If anything unexpected happens to the payment, please send a message.
Ordered an Apple-styled Meerschaum pipe and got it within 3 days (Switzerland). This pipe is amazing. It looks great and the craftsmanship is perfect! This pipe smokes very equably from the beginning to the end. It also comes with an nice fitting transport case. Very recommended. Thank you for this great pipe. Roman, Switzerland
I have received pipes today and they are great. I have bought around 80 meerschaum pipes over the years (I even came to visit Eskisekir once) and I must say that you make the best classic shapes. This billiard is perfect I don't think I ever saw billiard made from meer this good.
I also like how thin the bit of the mouthpiece is.
Thanks again for a great customer service, I'll be buying from you again for sure!!!
I received order # 22189 in November 2018 and I am very happy with this pipe!
It’s my second Altinay pipe and they are both beautiful and give a terrific smoke.
I will be sure to buy another very soon.
Thank you for a fine product.
Quality product, respnsive and helpful staff, quick delivery. Definitely will revisit if I needed a meer pipe again and happy to refer it to friends.
Ich rauche seit 30 Jahr Meerschaumpfeifen; Altinay Pfeifen zählen für mich zu den besten.
Preis, Rauchen und Verarbeitung. SUPER.
I purchased one exquisite meerschaum Pipe some time ago and I am very pleased with it. TOP Pipe. Very fast handeling and shipping. Te Postalservice is lightningFAST by DHL.I received the Pipe four days after order it. That is FAST! State of the art and I will bee back again to by anoter one. ThankYouVeryMuch***** Best Regards
Got myself a great looking Altinay’s bent bulldog meerschaum pipe. After a couple of months with the pipe, my comment is that this is a great piece, well built and high quality pipe. Smoke fantastic!!! My go to pipe for trying out new blends. Business transaction wise was easy and fast shipping by folks at Altinay’s pipe. Would definitely come back for more whenever budget allows.
Very fast postage (3 days !), pleasant to deal with. Delivered a great pipe, as described- superb craftsmanship, great looking meesrschaum with an excellent finish. Highly recommended and look forward to buying from again.
Thanks for a great and trustworthy buying experience.
I just ordered my very first Meerschaum-pipe from Altinay and i am more than pleased!
Quick and secure delivery and very polite communication!
The quality and smoking experience is excellent…i highly recommend every passionate pipe-smoker to try out a Meerschaum pipe.
My Thank you to Mr. Altinay and his team.
I ordered again some of your pipes for three other friends who really liked the pipes when they saw it.
Unfortunately, the new package is stuck at the customs in Leipzig again. So, I need the order confirmation with the values you put on the paperwork by email – like last time, that worked pretty well.
Thank you very much in advance and kind regards
As you surely already noticed, the pipes already arrived.
They are really great and look very nice – especially the two skulls.
Thank you very much for the excellent customer service and the tampers!
All the best
Very good seller, very fast shipping (within 1 day to Italy), very good choice of pipes and very beautiful models, and the prices are very cheap!
Beautiful, high quality pipe, great taste, plus express shipping! What to say? -I'm 100% satisfied!
Perfect service! The pipe is a small jewel of art !!! I strongly recommend!!!
thanks said, the custom taxed me for 30%. thanks to you, that's only 9 dollars for three pipes instead of 90. Im very satisfied with the pipes, hope to purchase from you again soon.
I am very happy! The pipe is just fantastic and delivering has been just perfect. I will buy more in the future.
Thanks again from Florence, Italy
Thank you so much for a beautiful well carved pipe it arrived today with DHL.
Just a note to say the pipe has arrived safely. It is lovely, and beautifully made.
I have purchased from you before and the speed of your service is always astonishing.
Thank you for offering these beautiful, masterfully crafted pipes.
I just tried my first very new Meerschaum Pipe - and Said,... this pipe is amazing!
Thank you for this great pipe and your very good craftsmanship! It looks and smokes amazing!!!
It is my second meerschaum pipe. What can I say?
It smokes like heaven and it is truly a wonderful and well handcrafted masterpiece.
Thanks to Altinay!!!
Ich habe bisher 3 Pfeifen bestellt. Alles Top Qualität und am nächsten Tag kostenfrei geliefert. Das ist schneller als eine Lieferung innerhalb Deutschlands. Vielen Dank. Ich kann Altinay uneingeschränkt empfehlen. ***** 5 Sterne.
Excellent quick service. Just had my first smoke, the pipe is working fine.
For sure, I'll order again.
Thank you for the beautiful pipe.
Very good seller, shipping is ultra fast! i have already bought 3 pipes and 2 tampers from altinay and for sure i will buy again!pipes are very good and even some friends want to buy something. Always very available with customer and fast reply!Suggested!
Great, great, great!!! I ordered a pipe 26th of decembre 2016, and it arrived two days later! Excellent Quality, super fast delivering. Thank you very much, good job
Amazing customer service, extremely fast shipping and in my opinion best classical shaped meerschaum pipes on the market.
I got my first Altinay pipe today, 3 days after making the purchase, beautiful pipe, perfectly finished, it smokes extraordinarily well from the beginning. Great piece of craftsmanship. Thanks!
The quality of the pipes and the perfection of the workmanship together make perfect works. The variety of the pipes coming out and the interest shown to the customers are very nice. thank you altınay meerschaum pipes
Love for the art and talent shows through in craftsmanship, there are no other words required!
Beautiful pipes and fantastic service.
Fantastiske piber ,godt håndværk og god ekspedition
A very happy day for me when I discovered this site. Just exactly the product I was looking for...a cigarette pipe! Outstanding customer service too! Thank you Said! So good was my experience that I ordered another I may order more as gifts.
Very fast delivery, tracked all the way. Helpful and pleasant to talk to, the pipe was exactly as described- great craftsmanship, meerschaum was high quality and very good value for money. Very highly recommended for a great pipe, will definitely buy from again !
high quality pipe, easy to communicate, and worldwide free shipping. that's what I call premium service.
I have just received my third and fourth Altinay pipes, they are beautiful, I can only recommend Altinay for top quality meerschaum. The pipes only improve with time. Thanks mr Altinay and family.
I recived a extraordinary pipe and it smoke perfectly. Customer service and shipping are at the level of a fantastic hand made meerschaum.
Great pipes, excellent service.. I've bought my first meerschaum pipe from Altınay and really enjoyed it. Highly recommended !!
Altinay Meerschaum Pipes are of the highest quality. Fast shipping a very good to do business with! RECOMMENDED!
Received the pipe today in great shape. Very nicely made and smokes well. Thank you!!
the pipes just arrived. Thanks a lot for your help with customs!
I must say I am really impressed by the art of S. Yanik. Greetings to him! I truly enjoy his fine handmade artwork! So beautiful...
All the best from Mannheim...
Great service. Great pipe...
I just bought my first meerschaum pipe from Altinay.
Great design and craftmanship, fair priced and quick delivery.
What can I say more?
Thank you so much for the quick service. I will definitely be a repeat customer.
Exellent pipe and service ,100% satisfied ,exellent experience.
I received my pipe, it is exactly as described and a true work of art.
A real work of art I can not wait to smoke them.
What a service has arrived here in 48 hours.
Extremely impressed so far with this Meer. Definitely go check out Altinay Pipes if you are looking at new Meers!
The high quality of the sciuma di mare is combined with an artistic taste that gives emotions!
Jakość,solidność wykonania i szybka przesyłka
I have been smoking my first Altinay for about three weeks and I am very happy. The pipe is very beautiful, smokes fantastically and is starting to develop a very beautiful patina. Shipping and attention have been very good (order placed on Friday and pipe at home on Monday, from Turkey to Spain).
I received the pipes yesterday. They are beautiful, and I look forward to smoking them for some time. Also, thank you for changing one of the pipes to a 9mm system and for the "little gift" of a cigarette holder.
Peace and goodness always,
I got my first pipe today, and this is a great piece of art.
I will drink tobacco smoke from it with pleasure!
Very grateful to Said for help in the shipment arrangements.
Thank you very much!
Very nicely made. Pipe made it to the east coast in three days. I am happy with my purchase. Thank you.
La pipa è già arrivata.
Complimenti per la professionalità ed efficienza.
Quando avrò desiderio di una nuova meerschaum, non esiterò a contattarla di nuovo.
Thank you. Another fine pipe in my rack .Smokes great,looks and feels great. I can see the meerschaum is grade A quality,and the stems,well I'm partial to orange/yellow because thats what l grew up with.
Thank you for making these wonderful products available.
Dear Mr. Altinay,
Have A Good Day,
Kindly note that i confirm receiving the order item, and i want to take the chance to thank you for the great quality and the luxury you gave us through smoking your pipes, it was very professional dealing with your esteemed company,
I ordered last friday, I got it today afternoon...
Excellent service, great pipe. Thank You all!
I wish You had more and more customer!
I think I will
I have bought quite a few Altinay meerschaum pipes. I just got a new one, I have to say that these are some of the best pipes in the market. Not only the service (24hr delivery free of charge) is superb, but the quality of the pipes is absolutely top. They grow as you use them. Thanks!
My order was shipped extremely fast and I'm real happy with my purchase. Will definitely buy from Altinay again.
So far I've purchased 7 pipes from Altinay Meerschaum Pipes - all proved to be of excellent material and craftsmanship. This is a great online store, and I'm looking forward to my next purchase.
Great meerschaum pipes
Just received my pipe extremly fast service. Beautiful pipe can't wait to try it