Castello: Old Antiquari Bent Billiard (KKKK)
Product Number: 002-386-4012
Though Castello no longer stamps their pipes with a shape number, this style of bent Billiard represents the "65" design. It showcases a firm-heeled, cylindrical style of bowl, but what I found so distinct is the shank and stem combination. An elegant taper informs the shank's lithe, upward curl from the transition, leading into the saddle stem — the flowing curves immediately identifiable as the work of the esteemed Italian workshop. This particular piece wears a dark-stained iteration of the Old Antiquari sandblast, accented by a natural-finished, smooth rim and boasting jaw-dropping ring grain.-Truett Smith
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Measurements & Other Details
- Length: 5.20 in./132.08 mm.
- Weight: 1.50 oz./42.52 g.
- Bowl Height: 1.91 in./48.51 mm.
- Chamber Depth: 1.51 in./38.35 mm.
- Chamber Diameter: 0.81 in./20.57 mm.
- Outside Diameter: 1.42 in./36.07 mm.
- Stem Material: Acrylic
- Filter: None
- Shape: Bent Billiard
- Finish: Sandblast
- Material: Briar
- Country: Italy