English Estates: Dunhill Bruyere (511) (1976)
Product Number: 004-002-18185
Simply a straightforward, traditional take on the classic Apple shape, this Dunhill "511" from 1976 is a great example of the legendary marque's approach to shape design. Though it bears no Group size stamping, I'd place this plump straight Apple somewhere between Group 3 and Group 4 in its overall proportions and chamber size. The shank and stem follow an elegant taper, giving the curvaceous bowl even more visual weight. As you might expect, it offers a comfortable feel in hand, with impressively stout chamber walls for a subtle warmth when smoked. The Bruyere finish has notably faded over the years, transitioning from its deep ruby hues to a warm chestnut color yet still complementing the piece's traditional shaping.- Andrew Wike
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Measurements & Other Details
Rim Darkening Mild Chamber Carbonizing Charring Around The Airway Dings Around The Bowl Finish Faded Stem Logo Worn Down
- Length: 5.72 in./145.29 mm.
- Weight: 1.50 oz./42.64 g.
- Bowl Height: 1.67 in./42.42 mm.
- Chamber Depth: 1.38 in./35.05 mm.
- Chamber Diameter: 0.74 in./18.80 mm.
- Outside Diameter: 1.55 in./39.37 mm.
- Stem Material: Vulcanite
- Filter: None
- Shape: Apple
- Finish: Smooth
- Material: Briar
- Country: England