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Vollmer & Nilsson

Sweden

no logo on the stem

(Left side)

Vollmer & Nilsson

Artisans: Martin Vollmer and Anders Nielsson are half brothers working hand in hand since 2001.

 Martin Vollmer
Anders Nilsson

The pipes are neither graded nor dated.

No distinctive mark to recognize a pipe made by Martin or Anders.

Vollmer & Nilsson have their own registered hallmarks.

Von Erck

Lee Lee Von Erck Pipes
Negaunee, MI USA
Brands with ornate spot or disk logo

VON ERCK, A 40138
Brands with ornate spot or disk logo

Von Erck A 90041, MM
▲ The green-blueish abbalone (mother of pearl) spot is inlaid in an exotic wood extension.
"MM" refers to a briar ebauchon cut by Mimmo (Romeo Domenico , Taggia, Italy), "The king of the briar".
Von Erck A 01002, MM07
Artisan: Lee Von Erck works in a particular way: after boring, shaping and polishing his pipes are put through a lengthy oil-curing.
Grading (ascending): C (not sold), B, A, AA, AAA (extremely rare)
Serial number 40138 (example): Pipe carved in 2004 (40 inverse of 04). 138th pipe in the year.
Production (2007): 150 to 250 pipes/year
Lee Von Erck 2011

Vottis

USA
Brands with an encircled letter logo

Vottis Thin Bit, France (on stem), Algerian Briar 9437
Brands with an unique letter logo

P M Vottis
Brand stopped in the early 70s.
Artisan: Pat Vottis

Vox Pop

USA
Brands with ring logo

[Emblem] Vox Pop, Selected Briar
Brand of the Penn Tobacco Company formed in Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania in 1901 by Russell Uhl († 1914) and Henry Weigand († 1942). Bruce Peters was a Treasurer of the company.
There were four pipes in the line offered by the company: the Bruce Peters (top of the line), the Silver Mac Duff, the Vox Pop, and the Broadcaster. The pipes were manufactured for Penn by Henry Leonard & Thomas, manufacturers of Dr. Grabow pre-smoked pipes.
These pipes could only be purchased as promotional items using coupons from the company's tobaccos.

Vuillard

France
Brands with an unique letter logo

(Left side) Vuillard, Artisan

(Right side) Made in France

Brands with an unique letter logo
Vuillard Cezanne
Vuillard is a brand of E. Vuillard & Cie a company having been taken over in 1988 by the Cuty-Fort group owning also Chacom or Jean Lacroix.
From the same maker: Kola, Captain Comfy, Windsor
The Corsica brand from Henri Vuillard isn't a second of this Vuillard (Emile Vuillard) brand.

Vuitton

France
Brands with an encircled letter logo

(Left side) L. Vuitton (Right side) N60
Other pipes from important luxury brands: Gucci, Hermes, Pierre Cardin,
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