May 29, 2013
▲ Oppenheimer's Prelude 406 FBS
Brand of the Oppenheimer Holding and Cadogan Investetments Ltd.
▲ Orlik Giant Made in England GX22
▲ (Left side) Orlik Supreme, London Made, T 90S
Made in England
▲ (Left side) Orlik Corona
▲ The cross logo occurs only occasionally on Orlik's mouthpieces.
This metal stem pipe with plug in bowl was marketed by the Ornsby
Pipe Company Ltd, Pennywell, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, England.
More infos here: Smoking Metal
▲ (Left side) OSMA
(On ferule) ◊ RJ (In oval) [g] [lion passant] [leopard head] ◊
According to Wilczak & Colwell, op. cit., Osma could be a brand of the French La Bruyère company (see dok). Considering the history of the company, this wouldn't be in contradiction with the English hallmarks on the ferrule.
The hallmarks: RJ in oval on the band obviously is the silversmith
mark (Reuben Jordan?). The London assay office date letter [g] holds for
Friedland and Jackson Ltd.
▲ Ottendhal, Handmade, Denmark, C
▲ Ottendahl, Handmade, Denmark, 1
Brand of Karl Erik Ottendahl
(1942 - 2004 †).
Shortly before he passed away he sold the rights
to use the "Karl Erik" name to Design
stamped his own freehands with "Ottendahl".
C, B, A
▲ (Underside) Ove Lindall, Handmade in Denmark
▲ (Left side) Overland (Right side) Made in London (Circle) England, 482
This brand may be attributed to Comoy
because of the characteristic stampings on the right side of its shank ("Made in England
" in circle).
▲ Owl Shop, New Haven
▲ Owl Shop, New Haven Conn. (In ring), Straight Grain Older logo and stampings
▲ Owl Shell, Imported Briar
In 1934 Joseph St. John opened on Wall Street (New Haven CT) a shop selling tobacco and books. In 1946 St. John and his brother-in-law George Photakis established the Owl Shop on 416 Main St in Worcester, Mass.
Son John Photakis († 2003) entered the family
business in the late 1970s and used to carve pipes to be sold in
▲ Oxford, Real Briar
This brand name was used by at least a dozen English or French makers and sellers (Wilczak & Colwell, op. cit.
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