Castello # 404 "Aristocratica Collection IPCPR 2019"
Castello 2019 pipe of the year. This is # 5 of the 18 made. It's a large pipe, at 6 5/8" long & 2 15/16" high, with a solid character. Each year Castello makes a limited edition pipe to mark the IPCPR Trade Show.
This year it was a freehand with that combines a number of elements. The smooth bowl darkens the closer to the rim and above the lines is blacker at the plateau rim. The craggy deep rustication on the pipes bottom and shank balance the smoothness & coloration of the bowl. The 1/8 bend lightens the overall line of the pipe. The bowl grain is tight flame and very consistent around. A true Italian Aristocrat.
Measurements & Details
Length: 6 5/8" / 169 mm
Bowl Height: 2 15/16"" / 74 mm
Bowl Depth: 2 1/2" / 64 mm
I.B.Dia: 7/8" / 22 mm
Weight: 4 oz / 114 gm