An organ pipe is a long metal cylinder, with a fipple (“whistle slot”) at the lower end; it’s the part of the organ from which the sound emerges. It’s a period charge, shown in Bossewell, 1572 [III.13º], and found in the arms of Williams, c.1520 [Walden 296; also Guillim1 199].
The organ pipe can be found alone (as in the illustration), or in a “range” of several pipes mounted together [Franklyn 246]; the number of pipes is then specified. The organ pipe is palewise, conical end to base by default. See also portative organ.
Melodia Beaupel bears as a badge: An organ pipe argent.
Elfrida Scholastica Eliensis bears: Per bend azure and Or, a range of three organ pipes and a Wake knot counterchanged.