Northern Briars Hand Made by Ian Walker - The History of Northern Briars
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Grading: Northern Briars pipes are in the British tradition of the being graded according to the quality of the wood regardless of the grain.
Rox Cut - A rustication similar to Castello's Sea Rock.
Rox Cut Regal - a dark Black/Burgundy stain
Rox Cut Premier - a light tan - no flaws. To be stained tan it means the briar must have no flaws otherwise it won't take the stain evenly.
Smooth Regal - light natural with a few sandpits
Smooth Premier - excellent wood.
Stampings: "Northern Briars, Made in England" and either "Premier, Regal or Rox Cut"
Northern Briars # 1 Premier Group 4 $ 205.00
Northern Briars # 2 Regal Group 3 $ 235.00
Northern Briars # 3 Regal Group 4 $ 200.00
Northern Briars # 4 Rox Cut Group 5 $ 285.00
Northern Briars # 6 Regal Group 4 $ 250.00
Northern Briars # 10 Premier Group 3 $ 210.00
Northern Briars # 11 Rox Cut Premier Group 5 $ 210.00
Northern Briars # 12 Sea Urchin Group 4 $ 395.00
Northern Briars # 14 Rox Cut Premier Group 4 $ 210.00
Northern Briars # 15 Premier S/B $ 300.00
Northern Briars # 20 Premier Group 5 $ 288.00