Peterson Standard 306 Smooth is a standard Peterson system pipe. Made from the highest quality Briar wood ( A tuber like root from the tree heath plant, a form of heather found in Eastern and Southern Europe.) the Peterson Briar is cut when it is 60 years old and cured under water for several hours before it is dried for 3 months. The wood has a beautiful patina and appearance, This Peterson is a standard smooth design with a fantastic weight not so light that it doesn't feel like it is there but not heavy enough to cause discomfort. The Smooth style is the most popular of pipe styles and a fine Peterson is often the very center of a collection of pipes.
Peterson of Dublin
Peterson of Dublin is often regarded as one of the finest Tobacconists to come out of the British Isles. The opening of Kapp Brothers in 1865 was the start of a Legend the reverberates through the halls of tobacco history. when Charles Peterson presented the Kapp Brothers with his revolutionary pipe design and become a partner in the company the Peterson brand was created. At the height of its popularity if you were a smoker of any fashion you smoked a Peterson, politicians, artists, bankers and Working men all smoked Peterson pipes and Peterson pipe tobacco.