Peterson: Silver Cap Sandblasted (406) Fishtail
Product Number: 002-029-56208
While the "408" does display Prince-like elements, the "406" is Peterson's definitive take on the classic Prince shape. Seemingly plucked straight from a vintage English catalog, the profile displays the design's characteristically long, slightly downturned stem, informing its reputation for elegance. The bowl is squat and plump, with perhaps some extra heft to its base, per Peterson's signature shaping style, but the shank and transition are decidedly trimmer, catering more to traditional Anglo-French proportions than the robust, muscular aesthetic seen throughout the Irish marque's portfolio.
As part of the Silver Cap line, this particular piece showcases the stunning silverwork Peterson is known for. The Irish marque prides itself on its silver-adorned pipes, and each accoutrement is crafted by one of the Sallynoggin factory's smiths, each having gone through years of mentorship under Peterson's senior craftsmen. Here, that expert quality is featured both around the shank and on the rim, adding a flashy contrast against the chocolate-hued sandblast, while also protecting the rim from charring.-Truett Smith
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Measurements & Other Details
- Length: 6.00 in./152.40 mm.
- Weight: 1.40 oz./39.69 g.
- Bowl Height: 1.32 in./33.53 mm.
- Chamber Depth: 0.90 in./22.86 mm.
- Chamber Diameter: 0.76 in./19.30 mm.
- Outside Diameter: 1.50 in./38.10 mm.
- Stem Material: Vulcanite
- Filter: None
- Shape: Prince
- Finish: Sandblast
- Material: Briar
- Country: Ireland