Originally released as one of four Specialty shapes in 1945, the Belgique is Peterson’s signature take on the traditional Belge, its Egg-like bowl and forward cant reminiscent of the clay tavern pipes of yesteryear. Something of a contrast to the robust, muscular aesthetic that defines so much of the House Style, it’s among Peterson’s smallest, most lightweight designs.
About the Series
The Specialty Sandblast series beautifully showcases Peterson’s range of lightweight, elegant Specialty shapes with a classic, dark sandblasted finish, lending these trim designs a timeless aesthetic.
About the Range
Something of a departure from the stout, muscular aesthetic that characterizes so much of Peterson’s portfolio, the Specialty line contains a number of their more petite, lightweight shapes such as the Barrel, Tankard, Calabash, and Belgique. It was created in 1945 and remains a popular range to this date.