The Californian Made
in England (Arched) Benaderet's London Made 127
(Top left side) Benaderet's, Paramount, San Fransisco
(Bottom right side) Made in England
(Top right side) 1030
(Left side) Benadert's, Paramount
(Right side) Natural Grain, 9437
(Left side) Benaderet's Franciscan
(Right side) Made in England 33
The House of Benaderet (1920) was located at 46 Geary Street. The tobacco store and the factory was owned by Sam Benaderet, and was famous for the cigarettes made from expensive aromatic tobaccos.
Benaderet's Inc. was California's oldest pipe and tobacco store when it went out of business in March 1980.
See also: Benaderet's as Sasieni second
Hand Made in Denmark
▲ Pipes stamped with the maker's full name -Bent Nielsen- were manufactured prior to those with his "Benner" nickname.
Grading system for these early pipes (ascending): 1 to 5
― [Swan symbol] ―
― Handmade ―
― Made in Denmark ―
▲ BENTLEY Former's Design, Made in Denmark,
(On silver ring) Festival N°5
Artisans: Hans Jonny Nielsen (nickname: "Former") and his wife Daniela Nielsen.
The brand created in 1987 in Switzerland (see BBK), has moved to Denmark in 1997. In 2007-2008 Former retired from Bentley production to devote himself to freehand pipes. Bentleys are produced (2011) by Holmer Knudsen at Dan Pipe Cigar & Company (Hafenstrasse 30 D-21481 Lauenburg/Elbe, Ge).
Production (2008): 1500 pipes/year.
See also Former
― A. Berezhnoy ―
― Hand Made Ukraine ―
Artisan: Alexandr Berezhnoy (born 1965) carves his first pipes in 2010.
Production (2011): ~60 pipes/year
▲ (Left side)
Bertram, Washington. D.C.
Brand founded by Bertram Goldmann, a German pipe maker who emigrated to USA in 1874. His grandson, Sydney Bertram Goldman opened a new factory in Washington D.C. in 1927.
The production stopped in late 1960s after the factory burnt down during the racial riots following the assassination of Martin Luther King.
Bertram's famous customers: Joseph Stalin, Gen. Douglas MacArthur, Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt.
▲ Bewlay Dental Standard,
Pat. No.382443 Made in England - 4