Misc. Estates: Hilson Avante Smooth Billiard (224)
Product Number: 004-008-1743
There aren't exactly a lot of marques or pipemakers hailing from Belgium, and there was one less when Hilson was bought out by the Royal Dutch pipe Factory. This big-bowled freehand Billiard, however, dates from before that, however - probably the 1970s, I'd guess, judging by the rather Danish "fancy" elements of the design.
- Eric N. Squires
Measurements & Other Details
Condition: 4.9/5 Smoked, but rather clean.
- Length: 5.99 in./152.15 mm.
- Weight: 1.60 oz./45.36 g.
- Bowl Height: 1.89 in./48.01 mm.
- Chamber Depth: 1.63 in./41.40 mm.
- Chamber Diameter: 0.84 in./21.34 mm.
- Outside Diameter: 1.49 in./37.85 mm.
- Stem Material: Vulcanite
- Filter: None
- Shape: Billiard
- Finish: Smooth
- Material: Briar
- Country: Belgium