Jul 26, 2013
▲ Canadian Club, London Made, Made in London, England, 253
▲ (Left side) Canberra (Right side) Made in England, 273
― W Cannoy ―
― 042204 ―
― A 4 ―
Artisan: Walt Cannoy sold his first pipe in 1999.
The serial number denotes the date of completion for the pipe (ie: 042204 = April 22, 2004).
- C - Smooth
- A - Carved - Rusticated
- J - Sandblast
- M - Mixed Finish (ie: rusticated and sandblast, smooth and rusticated,...)
Grading (ascending): from 1 to 6
▲ (Left side) I. Bekler
▲ This solid block meerschaum pipe featering Sherlock Holmes was carved by Ismet Bekler, an artisan working in Eskisehir (Turkey). CAO ownes (2010) the exclusive rights to Bekler pipes in the USA.
The CAO company was founded in 1968 by Cano Ozgener. Scandinavian Tobacco Group acquired the corporate in 2010. Current President of CAO (2010): Tim Ozgener (son of Cano).
CAO was the US distributor for Europeans pipe brands like Preben Holm (from 1985) or Joura (Karl Heinz)
▲ (Left side) "Capitello", Gotico [2 capitals]
(Right side) Artigianato, Italiano, Made in Italy
Artisans : Enzo Galluzzo
who has been carver for Caminetto
. When Luigi Radice
and Guiseppe Ascorti
split Galluzzo established Capitello (about 1982-83). He run the business with his partner Corrado Ripamonti
until closing down in 1991.
Capitellos were the only Italian oil-cured pipes in the 1980s.
▲ (Left side) Capitol
(Right side) 53 Hand Made
According to Wilczak & Colwell (op. cit.
) this label could be either from R M Littaur & Co (GB) or from KB&B
▲ (Left side) Captain Black, Helmsman (Right side) Made in France
Regarding the Captain Black pipe makers, they were carved in both England and France. Pipes from the Helmsman line always were French made.
▲ Captain Browne, Olde English Favorite
▲ Captain Browne Made in France
▲ Captain Comfy, Special
A brand of Simon Vuillard & Strauss
(St Claude, France).
From the same maker: Kola
▲ (Left side
) Captain Fortune, London Made
(Right side) Made in England, 38
▲ (On bottom) 199, Captain Fortune, London Made
Made in England
▲ (Left side) Captain Kidd, London Made
(Right side) London England, Rum Matured, 857
Captain Kidd was probably a brand of A. Frankau & Co (Wilczak & Colwell, op. cit.
). A. Frankau & Co owned BBB
▲ Captain Patty, Lunel
▲ (Underside) Captain Patty, Erika, Made in France, 303
▲ (Left side) Captain Warren
(Right side) Imported Briar, Italy
Captain Warren pipes have been made by Ser Jacopo or Savinelli. The origin of the piece above seems ambiguous.
See also: Savinelli's Capt Warren and Ser Jacopo's (in the articles opposite).
▲ (Underside) Fatta a Mano (Arched)
Carcano, Made in Italy, Fiammata
Artisan: Ettore (?) Carcano
Address (?): via IV novembre, 27
21026 Gavirate (VA)
▲ (Underside) Cardiff, Super, Old Briar
▲ Cardiff Natural
▲ (Side 1) Carey, Magic Inch, Pat. No 9267941
(Side 2) Made in London, England
(Left side) ― B inside C, Sweden ―
All pipes are stamped “BC Sweden” and nothing else.
▲ (Side 1) Carmignani Roma
(Side 2) hand made
Artisan: Fritz Becker
Pipe carved for this tobacconist between 1970 and 1979 before Fritz Becker created his own brand.
Artisan: Carlos Royo i Porta (born
1955) started as pipemaker in 2007.
Production: ~ 30 pipes/year
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