― TRP ―
― Pipes ―
― AB ―
Artisan: Tom Richard Mehret (born 1956) started making pipes in 2003 under the watchful and kindly eye of Rainer Barbi. His morta (bog oak) pipes (since 2005) are renowned.
Markings: TRP=Tom Richard Pipes. Some pipes are additionaly stamped with the full artisan's name.
Grading (ascending): BC, B, BA, A, AA, AAA,
▲ (Left side)
Richmond, London Made
Made in England, 15
Artisans: Elio & Guido Rinaldo are the two brothers who founded Rinaldo Pipes in 1987.
Production (2007): ~ 1400 pipes/year
Grading (ascending): one to four "Y" and Fiammata (Straight Grain).
Finishes: Lithos (Rustic) - Sahara (Sandblast) - Triade (Smooth). Titania: bowl of greater dimension.
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― RM Davison ―
Artisan: Bob Davison started making pipes in 2009.
Dating: The last two digits of the number correspond to the manufacture year (11 = 2011).
The 3 first digits indicate the order the pipe was made in the year.