Peterson: Christmas 2023 Sandblasted (120) Fishtail Tobacco Pipe
Product Number: 002-029-105487
A straight Dublin in classic Peterson style, the "120" features a more subtle flare toward the rim compared to other renditions and maintains the Irish marque's conventionally hearty and robust proportions. The profile displays an upright stance with little forward cant, and the firm heel results in a substantial presence in hand. Peterson's signature tubular aesthetic is on fine display, modifying the English shape-chart standard with Peterson's charming, iconic personality.
Peterson's Christmas Pipes have been an annual tradition since 2009, the Irish marque dressing a selection of their iconic shapes in appropriately festive fashion. In recent years, Peterson has accented this series with copper, though for 2023, they showcase the skill of their silversmiths by accenting the pipes with broad bands of intricately etched silver. These silver bands feature inset beadlines around the Peterson logo and provide a wealth of contrast against the stummel's finish. In addition to the fine display of silverwork, these pipes exhibit Peterson's talent in the blasting cabinet by dressing the stummel in a craggy sandblast that's been stained a deep, rich red: evocative of some of the earliest sandblasts to appear in the pipe world. What results is a finish that is utterly timeless, reminiscent of pipes crafted in the early 20th century and embodying an elegant character that's endlessly charming.- Chuck Stanion
Measurements & Other Details
- Length: 5.77 in./146.56 mm.
- Weight: 1.30 oz./36.85 g.
- Bowl Height: 1.91 in./48.51 mm.
- Chamber Depth: 1.53 in./38.86 mm.
- Chamber Diameter: 0.79 in./20.07 mm.
- Outside Diameter: 1.34 in./34.04 mm.
- Stem Material: Vulcanite
- Filter: None
- Shape: Dublin
- Finish: Sandblast
- Material: Briar
- Country: Ireland