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Weaver

A. Bruce
USA

no logo on the stem

(Underside)

BAW

Vepres Tubuli Fumantibus

A translation for the Latin phrase "Vepres Tubuli Fumantibus" would be "Briar Pipes for Smoking" (Vepres = bushes, thicket)

no logo on the stem

(Underside)

B A W

11

Artisan: Bruce A. Weaver was during 20 years a Dunhill pipes collector before he started to craft his own pipes.

Markings: the pipes are stamped with the maker's initials "BAW" and the year of production.

Grading: none

See also: Medici

Weber

USA
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The brand's name as logo
Brands with one dot logo

Weber, Filter Smoke
Brands with an encircled letter logo

Weber, Deep Grain
-

Weber, Silvergrain
Weber's second brand: Streamliner
Max et Moritz Max et Moritz

Wedgewood

-
Brands with an encircled letter logo

Week-End

France
-
Brands with ring  logo

Weiner

Steve
USA
Brands with wooden spot or disk logo

Logo and stamping from different pipes

15598 : This pipe is the 155th pipe that Steve Weiner had carved in 1998.
Artisan: Steve Weiner († 2002)
Production: ~ 200-250 pipes/year in 2002

Weingott

England

no logo on the stem

(Left side)

Weingott

-London-

(On band)

S.W & SN

[ n] [Lion passant] [leopard head]

The band is stamped with London hallmarks (Leopard head).The date letter seems to be a "n" which would bring this pipe back to 1908.

(Left side)

Weingott

-London-

(On band)

S.W & SN

[Anchor] [Lion passant] [n]

The siver band is stamped with Birmingham hallmarks (Anchor mark). The [n] letter refers in this case to 1912.

(Left side)

The Weingott Pipe

Weigott's post WWII pipe
Weingott is a former Londoner brand from Samuel Weingott & Son. The family sold the brand in the 1930s. After different owners, Cadogan bought the brand in 1980 and discontinued it definitively later.
Samuel Weingott vers 1900

Weller

Fritz
Germany

no logo on the stem

(Underside)

W

Artisan : Fritz Weller (born 1930 in Würzburg) and optician by training, started making pipes when he was 66 after some decades of observation and experience as sales representative for the Oldenkott brand.

Grading: none

Production (2007): 15 pipes/year at the most.

Wells

Brands with an unique letter logo

(Top) Wells, Super

Wembley

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Brands with an unique letter logo
Wembley, Made in France, 641 Rusticated pipe

Wengholt

Preben Holm
Denmark
Brands with crown & letters logo

(Underside) Wengholt, Designer, Straight Grain
Hand Made In Denmark, G. M5
(Underside) Wengholt, Unique Hand Made In Denmark, 3 (encircled)

Wenko

France
Brands with animal logo

(Underside) Wenko, St Claude, Real Briar, 3113
Same logo and same rusticated finish: Arabesque

Werner Bürmann

Pfeifenlädchen
Germany
Brands with two letters logo

Logo and stamping from different pipes

(Left side) WB 712

This pipe has a relief logo on its stem, a technic initiated by Rainer Barbi. Some of the pipes bear a white engraved WB logo on their stem.

Artisan: Werner Bürmann († June 2012)
Werner Bürmann

Wessex

England
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Brands with ring  logo
Hand Made, Wessex, France
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Brands with an unique letter logo

West

Tim
USA

no logo on the stem

(Underside)

Tim West

Pipe, 2

Artisan: Tim West went fulltime pipe maker in 1975.

Line names: "Best of the West", "Old West"

Dating: The number on the shank corresponds to the last digit of the manufacture year.

Westchester

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Brands with several letters logo
Westchester

Westminister

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Brands with an unique letter logo
Westminister Meerschaumlined France

Westminster

England
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Brand with an arcitecture logo

Westminster Made in England Tower bridge logo
(Left side) Westminster, de Luxe, 41 f
See also (same logo): Empire

It is not established the pipe with the Tower Bridge logo is from the same maker as the one with the sun logo.

Westminster is a brand either from Comoy or from John Redman Ltd.

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