American Estates: Bob Hayes Partially Rusticated Bent Apple Tobacco Pipe

Product Number: 004-009-19722

A North Carolina carver who won the Triangle Area Pipe Smokers Professional Pipe Carver of the Year award for three consecutive years, Bob Hayes passed away in 2017, leaving behind a legacy that lives on through his pipes. This bent Apple showcases the late carver's creative shaping and finishing work. A sinuous interpretation of the classic shape, this piece features a plump, gently tapered bowl that stands at the fore of a sweeping shank-and-stem arrangement, one that encourages a comfortable smoking posture and lends a gestural poise to the overall form. Dressed in a chestnut-hued smooth finish, save for the rusticated rim, the stummel displays some fetching flame grain across the flanks of the bowl.

--Davin Hylton

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Measurements & Other Details

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  • Length: 5.51 in./139.95 mm.
  • Weight: 1.50 oz./42.64 g.
  • Bowl Height: 1.77 in./44.96 mm.
  • Chamber Depth: 1.31 in./33.27 mm.
  • Chamber Diameter: 0.73 in./18.54 mm.
  • Outside Diameter: 1.58 in./40.13 mm.
  • Stem Material: Vulcanite
  • Filter: None
  • Shape: Bent Apple
  • Finish: Partial Rusticated
  • Material: Briar
  • Country: United States
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