Gardesana-- full name Gardesana Pipe SNC di Fiorenzo Rovera e.C. SNC produces machine-made series pipes in numerous lines and finishes. The jugdements on them range from "smokeable" to "excellent for the price" (up to appr. $100 for the better lines). Gardesana are not only available at tobacconist's, they are also frequently offered by online traders with a kinda drugstore character.
Gardesana produces the HIS (Hugo International Series) pipes, too.
How Fiorenzo Rovera is akin to the other numerous pipe making Roveras is currently unknown.
Gardesana Pipe SNC di Fiorenzo Rovera e.C. SNC Via della Liberta' 27 25030 Mairano (BS) Italy Phone: +39 030 975174