Updated: Jul 26, 2013
▲ Broadcaster, Selected Briar
Brand of the Penn Tobacco Company
. The pipes were manufactured for Penn by Henry Leonard & Thomas
See also: Bruce Peters
, Vox Pop
▲ (Underside) Bromage, County, P220 (On stem) : B in diamond
A brand of A. Bromage & Co Ltd
▲ Bromma, Sweden Logo : "DOLLAR" over elephant on pipe.
A brand of the Scandinaviska Pipfabriken.
Probably from same workshop: Harlekin, Dollar
▲ Bruce Peters, Imported Briar
Brand of the Penn Tobacco Company formed in Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania in 1901 by Russell Uhl († 1914) and Henry Weigand († 1942). Bruce Peters was a Treasurer of the company.
There were four pipes in the line offered by the company: the Bruce Peters (top of the line), the Silver Mac Duff, the Vox Pop, and the Broadcaster. The pipes were manufactured for Penn by Henry Leonard & Thomas, manufacturers of Dr. Grabow pre-smoked pipes.
These pipes could only be purchased as promotional items using coupons from the company's tobaccos.
▲ Brughiera, Vera Radica
Silver spot on the stem.
Brughiera: translation (IT): Briar
▲ (Left side) Bruken (In oval), Calidad Extra (Right side) Diseño, Toni Pascual
▲ (Left side) Bruken
Brand created 1914 by Emilio Navarro. The name for Briar in Valencian dialect is Bruc. Emilio replaced the "C" by a "K" and added his own intials EN to form one of the most significant names in the Spanish pipe business. Today (2010) his grandson Emilio Navarro Prosper heads the business which produces finished and half-finished bowls for sale by brands like Peterson (among others).
― C Brunton ―
― C 10 ―
Artisan: Christopher Brunton started to market his pipes in 2008 when he still stayed in Austria. Moving back to US (Carmichael CA) he established as a full time carver in late 2008.
Markings: a "C" and a 2 digit number for the year of manufacture. More recently (2010?) a signature.
▲ Bruyere St Claude
This is actually a no-name pipe but I couldn't resist featuring the rare butterfly logo decorating its stem.
▲ Bryson D120275
Brand of the Briarwood Corporation, Palo Alto, California. The interchangeable bowls were made of ground Briar, the powder being agglomerated under very hight pressure without glue or heat.
More Bryson infos here: Smoking Metal
(Left side) Buckingham, London Made
(Right side) England
▲ Buckingham Palace, Made in England
Missouri Pipes U.S.A.
Sweet Hickory Pipes
▲ One of Buescher's Hickory wood pipe. The bowl of this pipe follows the shape of some corn cob models.
Buescher's Industries was founded in 1939 in Washington (MO) and was probably a subsidiary of Missouri Meerschaum
Co. (M.M.) because George Buescher was elected chairman of M.M. in 1941. The factory at Walnut and Eighth Streets produced corn cob (~15000 pipes/day), Hickory and Cherrywood pipes. It closed down in early 1990s.
▲ Butera, Textured Classic, 4stars
▲ This pipe was carved in the mid 1980's. During this early period the artisan used to emboss a signature on the stem.
▲ Golden dot ▲
▲ (Left underside)
Prima Vera, 528, B (encircled)
M Butera (signature)
Butera, Vintage Classic, Special
Artisan: Mike Butera started making pipes in the early 1980s and attended his first pipe show as pipemaker in 1985. But his responsibilities at the head of a large tobacco distribution company kept him more and more out of the workshop since 2005.
Production 1997: ~150 pipes/year
Production 2007: a few pipes/year
▲ Buth Royal, 9442 Logo: U over B
▲ British Buttner Pipe, Patent
Scotland (on the bottom of the stem)
▲ Pipe Buttner , Brevete, SGDG
▲ (Underside) Büttner Pipe, patent
(Left side) Buttner Pipe
(Right side) Germany
(On stem) BÜTTNER (With umlaut)
The Buttner bakelite pipes were fitted with a removable porcelain insert. The brand was distributed with separate patents in Great Britain Germany and France (see stampings above).
Former artisan: Colin Byford
Brand now owned by Orlik
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