Irish Estates: Peterson Aran Smooth (XL02) (Fishtail)

Product Number: 004-004-7738

The "XL02" is, in essence, a fuller-bodied approach to the beloved "03" bent Apple, with added muscularity to the shank and transition. The visual weight of the shank relative to that of the bowl is a hallmark of Peterson's approach to shaping and distinguishes it from what we consider the classic English design of pipemaking. It's a great example of the marque's signature aesthetic — the stout shank and voluptuous bowl blending well with the slender angle of the stem and tight transition.

One of Peterson's most traditional finishes, the Aran presents a color palette of chocolatey stain and jet-black stem. In the smooth iteration, it highlights the briar's natural grain pattern with handsome reservation — not distracting from the form's shape yet, at the same time, offering enough definition and detail to remain intriguing and individual.

-Jeffery Sitts

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Measurements & Other Details


CONDITION:
Rim Darkening Dings On The Rim Mild Chamber Carbonizing Charring Around The Airway

STAMPING:
Peterson (In Script)
ARAN
XL02
  • Length: 5.30 in./134.62 mm.
  • Weight: 2.16 oz./61.23 g.
  • Bowl Height: 1.75 in./44.45 mm.
  • Chamber Depth: 1.34 in./34.04 mm.
  • Chamber Diameter: 0.79 in./20.07 mm.
  • Outside Diameter: 1.72 in./43.69 mm.
  • Stem Material: Vulcanite
  • Filter: None
  • Shape: Bent Apple
  • Finish: Smooth
  • Material: Briar
  • Country: Ireland
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