Michael Lindner: Sandblasted Author (D1)
Product Number: 002-514-0080
I don't believe I've ever seen an Author with a saddle stem before. Still, that didn't stop Michael Lindner from making one, and to that I say good for him. Though appreciation for the Author does seem to have grown in recent years, it's still not a shape you see very often, and not with a whole lot of variation either - they tend to be chubby and compact, emulating the old Comoy's take, or big, broad, meaty handfuls after the Italian style. What Michael's done here is essentially created a bowl and shank in the style of the former, but tossed in a contrasting touch of crispness, not to mention a novel bit color via some very fine-patterned black-and-olive cumberland.
- Eric N. Squires
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Measurements & Other Details
- Length: 4.50 in./114.30 mm.
- Weight: 1.30 oz./36.85 g.
- Bowl Height: 1.37 in./34.80 mm.
- Chamber Depth: 1.12 in./28.45 mm.
- Chamber Diameter: 0.69 in./17.53 mm.
- Outside Diameter: 1.45 in./36.83 mm.
- Stem Material: Vulcanite
- Filter: None
- Shape: Author
- Finish: Sandblast
- Material: Briar
- Country: United States