Tsuge Ikebana Smooth Bent Brandy (G) (132) (2002)

Product Number: 004-007-0567

Tsuge's Ikebanas follow an alphabet-ascending grading system, topping off at... we're not really sure. Once upon a time the highest known was a "V", but some years back Tsuge pared the system back. To complicate things, rarity escalates greatly past a certain point. By example, we've seen, new from the Ikebana workshop, only nineteen "G" stamped briars, eleven "H"s, but two "I"s and three "J"s, and absolutely zero "K"s. As such, a "G" like this beautifully shaped and grained bent Brandy is right near the edge - one of the highest grades even those of us who in thousands upon thousands of new and estate pipes annually can expect to see more than once every few years.

- Eric N. Squires


 

 

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Nomenclature & Condition

STAMPING:
.TSUGE.(arched)
132
02
MADE IN JAPAN(arched)
IKEBANA
G

Condition:
4.9/5 Smoked, but rather clean.

Measurements & Other Details

 Length: 4.87 in./123.70 mm. Weight: 2.00 oz./56.70 g.
 Bowl Height: 2.01 in./51.05 mm. Chamber Depth: 1.58 in./40.13 mm.
 Chamber Diameter: 0.81 in./20.57 mm. Outside Diameter: 1.55 in./39.37 mm.
 Stem Material: Vulcanite Filter: None
 Shape: Bent Brandy Finish: Smooth
 Material: Briar Country: Japan


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