Every so often nature creates a bit of material that seems to pull up alongside, rev the engine and wordlessly communicate the idea that a drag race is on. How can I win a race toward aesthetic completeness when the original material is already perfect? Sometimes the wood edges ahead and other times the shaping noses just a little bit further. Above, gentleman and ladies, I believe we have a tie.
Briar, German vulcanite stem
Weight: 1.8 oz (44 g)
Length: 6.0" (14 cm)
Height: 2.0" (5.1 cm)
Tobacco Chamber Diameter: 0.75" (1.9 cm)
Tobacco Chamber Depth: 1.3" (3.3 cm)