Irish Estates: Peterson Smooth Nickel Mounted Tankard (P-Lip) Tobacco Pipe
Product Number: 004-004-10392
In Peterson's 1945 catalog, the Irish marque introduced four Specialty shapes: the Barrel, Tankard, Calabash, and Belgique. The line forgoes Peterson's conventional stamping and shaping cues. Each design receives a name rather than a shape number, and the whole lineup is united by a slender, petite disposition — a stark contrast to the robust, muscular aesthetic that dominates the Irish firm's portfolio. These are the smallest, most lightweight designs Peterson has to offer, and they've been popular favorites over the past 70+ years, with many pipe smokers devoting them to flake tobaccos. Presented here is the sturdy Tankard shape, being essentially a more svelte and streamlined take on the sure-sitting Poker design — with this particular one dressed in a conservative, auburn stain, similar to the smooth, traditional finish of Peterson's Aran line, and accented with a regal nickel band.-Truett Smith
Measurements & Other Details
Minor Rim Darkening Small Dings Around The Bowl Stamping Worn From Buffing
- Length: 5.64 in./143.26 mm.
- Weight: 1.06 oz./29.94 g.
- Bowl Height: 1.77 in./44.96 mm.
- Chamber Depth: 1.48 in./37.59 mm.
- Chamber Diameter: 0.69 in./17.53 mm.
- Outside Diameter: 1.16 in./29.46 mm.
- Stem Material: Vulcanite
- Filter: None
- Shape: Poker
- Finish: Smooth
- Material: Briar
- Country: Ireland