Vauen: Castor (108) (9mm) Tobacco Pipe

Product Number: 002-457-5753

A svelte, gestural example of the shape, this "108" Rhodesian from German marque Vauen pairs a plump, hearty bowl with a lithe stretch of shank and stem for a look that is nothing short of graceful. There's a palpable softness present here, especially considering the easy flow of line as the shank and stem ebb forth from the transition. Dual beadlines adorn the bowl's high waistline, marking a gradual taper to the chamfered rim and the entirety of its relatively hearty mass sits atop a sweeping, almost lifted, heel. The stummel features a deep, smoky stain polished to glossiness under which can be seen a wealth of alluring grain, and the shank end is adorned with a trio of silvery metal rings, all courtesy of Vauen's Castor dressing, offering a refined, elegant look.

-John McElheny

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Measurements & Other Details

  • Length: 5.66 in./143.76 mm.
  • Weight: 1.76 oz./49.90 g.
  • Bowl Height: 1.84 in./46.74 mm.
  • Chamber Depth: 1.42 in./36.07 mm.
  • Chamber Diameter: 0.80 in./20.32 mm.
  • Outside Diameter: 1.69 in./42.93 mm.
  • Stem Material: Acrylic
  • Filter: 9mm
  • Shape: Rhodesian
  • Finish: Smooth
  • Material: Briar
  • Country: Germany
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