Ropp: Algerian Superior Paneled Rhodesian Tobacco Pipe

Product Number: 002-598-15547

Traditionally, the Rhodesian is characterized by a Bulldog bowl fitted to a round shank instead of the Bulldog's diamond shank. Such shaping typically makes for a softer style, forgoing the architectural structure and firmness exuded by the Bulldog. This paneled Rhodesian from Ropp, though, while still bearing a round shank, features that rigidity across the bowl: It maintains the classic Rhodesian's tapered bowl but defines the lower section with crisp facets that end in scalloped arches just below the rim's taper. A unique rendition from the historic French marque, this pipe fits in well with Ropp's recognizable style, offering petite proportions and a sleek demeanor.

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

  • Length: 6.07 in./154.25 mm.
  • Weight: 0.95 oz./27.02 g.
  • Bowl Height: 1.29 in./32.69 mm.
  • Chamber Depth: 1.14 in./28.95 mm.
  • Chamber Diameter: 0.78 in./19.74 mm.
  • Outside Diameter: 1.29 in./32.75 mm.
  • Stem Material: Vulcanite
  • Filter: None
  • Shape: Rhodesian
  • Finish: Smooth
  • Material: Briar
  • Country: France
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