Jul 26, 2013
Made in England, 201
▲ Pipe manufactured by an English third party
and marketed under the Denicotea brand.
Brand founded in 1932 in Cologne by Willy Heineberg. Denicotea is actually the name of a silica gel filter. Silica gel crystals are extensively used as cat litter.
― Glagolitic "D" ―
Artisan: Davorin Denovic signs his pipes with a "D" - a Dobro (Добро) - stamped in Glagoljica. He uses the croatian square variant of this old slavic alphabet.
No grading, no date marking.
▲ Derby, Pigskin Leather clad pipe
▲ (Left side) Olympic Derby (Right side) Genuine Leather Leather covered briar pipe
▲ Derby Calfskin Italy Leather covered briar pipe
▲ Derby, pigskin
(Left side) Derby De Luxe Briar
(Right side) Made in England 4
The DERBY label has been utilized by an English firm whose identity remains uncertain.
But there is no reason to assume this maker to have any connexion with the
leather clad DERBY
pipes from Italian origin.
▲ Derby (On horseshoe)
▲ (Left side) Derby, Extra
First firm producing pipes in Germany after World War 2.
Production (2007): 30,000 pipes/year
See also: Maxim
▲ (Left side) Devonshire (Right side) Aged Briar, 065
▲ (Left side) Devonshire (Right side) Mission Briar
" is a common denomination for Manzanita
), a shrub growing in western North America. During WWII, when Briar was rare, it was used by Reiss-Premier Pipe Co and KB&B (Monterey line)
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