Peterson: Aran Smooth Nickel Mounted (265) Fishtail
Product Number: 002-029-51561
A less often seen shape from Peterson, the "265" Billiard pairs a standard bowl to an oval shank — much like their "264" Canadian but with a shorter shank. Such a design cue forgoes the Irish marque's typically bold and muscular sense of proportions, opting instead for a sleeker, more streamlined profile. It's an excellent option for those who desire Peterson's quality but prefer a shape on the more classically English or French side.
One of Peterson's most traditional finishes, the Aran presents a color palette of chocolatey stain and jet-black stem. In the smooth iteration, it highlights the briar's natural grain pattern with handsome reservation — not distracting from the form's shape yet, at the same time, offering enough definition and detail to remain intriguing and individual, accented here with a flashy nickel band to add some formal panache and elegant appeal.-Truett Smith
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Measurements & Other Details
- Length: 5.50 in./139.70 mm.
- Weight: 1.30 oz./36.85 g.
- Bowl Height: 1.74 in./44.20 mm.
- Chamber Depth: 1.50 in./38.10 mm.
- Chamber Diameter: 0.76 in./19.30 mm.
- Outside Diameter: 1.33 in./33.78 mm.
- Stem Material: Vulcanite
- Filter: None
- Shape: Billiard
- Finish: Smooth
- Material: Briar
- Country: Ireland