Updated: Jan 23, 2012
▲ Dr Berger, Geant
▲ (Left side) Dr Berger, Anti Nicotine
(Right side) Made by Chacom
▲ This pipe is posterior to 1957, the date when La Bruyère took the "Chacom" corporate name back.
Brand created by La Bruyère in the 1930s.
▲ (Underside) Dr. Bernard, Imported Briar, Italy
▲ (Left side) Dr Bernard (Right side) Algerian Briar, Made in France
These two pipes are from different makers. If we refer to the crown logo, the second which is of French origin, should come from the workshop of André Bourgeois (see Pipe de Roi
) in Saint Claude.
▲ Kiess Patriot USA, SM 2004 (Carved in 2004)
Artisan: Robert C. Kiess is a physician, Doctor of medicine.
Other doctors carving pipes: Daniel Jud, Roman Kovalev
Finish designations* :
- Smooth pipes are stamped SL (Light) SM (Medium) SD (Dark).
- Rusticated or sandblasted pipes are stamped RL (Light) RM (Medium) RD (Dark).
- Entry grade: formerly named "Patriot" and stamped (ascending) P, PP, PPP.
- Highest grade: formerly named "Heritage" and stamped (ascending) H, HH.
- The "Ambassador" grade has been discontinued.
Dating: a 2 digit number stands for production year. It may be followed by a serial number indicating the position of the pipe in the year.
* these designations have been canceled in 2011.
See also (same logo): John Surrey
▲ (Left side) Dr Boston, Filtre
(Right side) Fabriqué par, Butz Choquin, 401
An export brand of the Berrod-Regad group mainly for the German market (9mm filter pipes).
▲ Pipe Dr Geo Déposée, Algerian Briar Made in France
Leather wrapped pipe.
▲ Pipe Dr GEO, Systeme depose
Brand of Gichard & Cie, not produced anymore.
▲ Leather clad pipe
▲ (left) Dr Hardy
(right) Produced by Tagliabue
(bottom) Reg. N° 90988, 6020
▲ Dr Hardy, de Luxe
▲ Dr Maclean Cartridge Pipe, London Made
▲ Dr Mc Quade, London-England
▲ Dr Mills Anti-Nicotine, Algerian Briar, Made in France
▲ (Left side) Dr Plumb, Regular
(Right side) London / St Claude, 711
▲ Dr Plumb Extra
▲ (Underside) Peacemaker, 2, England (In circle)
Brand created in 1925 by GBD
's Parisian sales manager J.B. Rubinovich. The Dr Plumb production was run by the Ruchon & Verguet
and also Ropp
factories (Saint-Claude - France
The brand now belongs to the English Cadogan group.
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