Updated: Jul 04, 2012
― [symbol] ―
― U.S.A. ―
― Handmade ―
― Kurt Huhn ―
Artisan: Kurt Huhn
The pipes are ordered in three lines (ascending quality):
- Countryman: from factory turned stummels.
- Cityman: partially rusticated, sandblasted, or smooth finish
- Nobelman: smooth finish only. Flawless.
Signification of the symbol is unknown (hat?)
▲ (Underside) Humbry, Briar, 415
▲ (Underside) Humbry, Briar, Made in Holland, 5422 R
▲ (Underside) Humidor Intl., Made in, London.England
According to Wilczak & Colwell, op. cit.
Humidor would be a brand marketed by R. Wheatley & Son,
a flyboxes retailer (fishing). More probably it could be a private label of a cigar and tobacco shop.
▲ Huntington Chromagrain, London England, 9260
▲ (Left side) Hurricane Standard, London Made
(Right side) Roy Tallent Ltd, Made in England
▲ (Left side) Typhoon Made in England
Hurricane is not exactly a brand but rather a pipe type characterized by an integrated swivel cover. An H
on the stem denotes a pipe produced by Orlik
. These pipes were often made in collaboration with Nutt Products Ltd or were sometimes stamped for Roy Tallent Ltd.
Other brands have crafted or distributed Hurricane type pipes stamped with their own name among which:
▲ (Left side) Hyde Park (Right side) Made in England
▲ (Left side) Hyde Park, London Made
(Right side) Made in England (In circle), 433
▲ (Right side)
― Tim Hynick ―
Artisan: Tim Hynick has been carving pipes since 2003.
No grade markings, no date. Only a signature.
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