Ashton: Ebony Diplomat with Silver (XXX)

Product Number: 002-006-2656

Essentially an Author with an oval shank, the Diplomat is a classic shape, but one that isn't regularly produced in the modern pipe making era. Thankfully Ashton is keeping the traditional shape alive, producing this spot-on rendition. The bowl is plump and broad, providing a comfortable in-hand feel when wrapped around the thumb and forefinger while the thick shank continues the bowl's robustness. Such a timeless shape is well-suited to the English workshop's Ebony finish, offering a sandblasted iteration of the classy dress pipe motif. The glossy finish is paired to a bright wedding band of sterling silver — the accoutrement providing a dose of flash against the rest of the composition's jet-black color palette.

- Jeffery Sitts

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Measurements & Other Details

  • Length: 5.43 in./137.92 mm.
  • Weight: 1.80 oz./51.03 g.
  • Bowl Height: 1.50 in./38.10 mm.
  • Chamber Depth: 1.17 in./29.72 mm.
  • Chamber Diameter: 0.80 in./20.32 mm.
  • Outside Diameter: 1.81 in./45.97 mm.
  • Stem Material: Vulcanite
  • Filter: None
  • Shape: Author
  • Finish: Sandblast
  • Material: Briar
  • Country: England
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