Peterson: Flame Grain (X105) P-Lip
Product Number: 002-029-50451
The "106," "107," and "X105" are all robust variations of the straight Billiard from Peterson. While each one showcases the Irish marque's conventional robustness at the shank and transition, this "X105" trims down that aesthetic just a tad by comparison, presenting a more traditionally English style. That said, it still offers more substance than, say, the "06" or "15" iterations. Such a diverse portfolio of classic shapes allows Peterson to cater to all preferences of length, chamber depth, and weight — with the "X105" finding a perfect balance between extremes.
Peterson's esteemed Flame Grain series consists of pipes crafted from select quality briar, carefully chosen for their choice grain orientation. The designation represents one of Peterson's highest grades, and in this example the lively array of grain is brought out by a smoky, black walnut contrast stain. The darker finish is paired to a jet-black stem, drawing focus to the sterling silver accent band around the shank. Peterson is renowned for their silver work, each accoutrement handcrafted by one of the Sallynoggin factory's expert silversmiths. The combination of superlative grain and esteemed silverwork make this Flame Grain piece a perfect example of one of Peterson's higher-tiered offerings.-Truett Smith
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Measurements & Other Details
- Length: 5.74 in./145.80 mm.
- Weight: 1.60 oz./45.36 g.
- Bowl Height: 1.82 in./46.23 mm.
- Chamber Depth: 1.54 in./39.12 mm.
- Chamber Diameter: 0.80 in./20.32 mm.
- Outside Diameter: 1.40 in./35.56 mm.
- Stem Material: Vulcanite
- Filter: None
- Shape: Billiard
- Finish: Smooth
- Material: Briar
- Country: Ireland