French Estates: Ropp Algerian Superior Smooth Billiard (Unsmoked)
Product Number: 004-003-5001
Exuding a classic, timeless style, this saddle-stemmed Billiard from Ropp is a quintessential rendition of the shape chart standard. The shank-and-stem combination is slightly longer and more slender than other traditional iterations, accentuating the profile's sleekness. Such proportions make for a pipe that's trim and lightweight, defined by a streamlined nature and old-school appeal.
Like the Vintage line, Ropp's Algerian Superior series boasts stummels that were found at the Chapuis-Comoy factory. Turned decades ago but never finished, they showcase old-school shaping and a traditional, chestnut stain fitted to an ebonite stem for a classic appeal. Unlike Ropp's Vintage pipes, Algerian Superior pieces are presented only in a smooth finish, having been sourced from select-quality Algerian briar that's free of fills, similar to the Vintage Superior series, which pairs smooth-finished, fill-free stummels to horn stems.-Truett Smith
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Measurements & Other Details
ROPP (inside oval)
MADE IN FRANCE
- Length: 6.24 in./158.50 mm.
- Weight: 0.70 oz./19.84 g.
- Bowl Height: 1.59 in./40.39 mm.
- Chamber Depth: 1.37 in./34.80 mm.
- Chamber Diameter: 0.71 in./18.03 mm.
- Outside Diameter: 1.19 in./30.23 mm.
- Stem Material: Vulcanite
- Filter: None
- Shape: Billiard
- Finish: Smooth
- Material: Briar
- Country: France