The classic apple shape is a more rounded version of the billiard. It is a very popular style:simple and understated, and is comfortable in the hand. Apples are available in straight and bent version with both tapered and saddle stem. The shank is round equal in lenght to the height of the bowl, the bowl is rounded on the sides. Similar styes are the billiard (wich has a cylindrical bowl), prince (a squat apple usually with a slightly bent stem) and the author what is a chubby bent apple.