Jun 28, 2013
▲ (Left side) White Star Pompei 745
▲ Whitehall, Briar Italy
A brand of Whitehall Products (USA). Pipes were sometimes carved in Italy.
▲ Wild Honey, Made in England
The brand of the Wild Honey Tobacco Co
(Left side) Wilhelm Tell, Bruyere
(Right side) 301
▲ Wilkinson, Imported Briar Blue dot ▲
▲ Willard, Imported Briar
▲ (Left side) Willard, Imported Briar
The Willard pipes were made by Sparta Industries in Sparta, N.C from 1963 to 1975 (about 60,000 pipes per week). Some were distributed by the Post and Base Exchanges that serviced the military during the Vietnam War. Others were produced for R. J. Reynolds Tobacco.
▲ Willmer, Made in England, Hand Made
▲ (Left side) Willmer, Bentley
(Right side) Made in England, 5006
This is a pipe from Willmer's Bentley line, not to be confused with the danish Bentley
brand or with the probable Kaywoodie second ( Bentley US
▲ (Left side)
A A A A
Made in England
Willmer is a brand of H. Willmer & Son Ltd. The factory closed down about 2006-07 after more then 60 years activity and two generations of makers.
Gradings until the 1980s (ascending): BA, A, AA, and AAA.
After this date Willmer introduced the AAAA and AAAA PRESENTATION as top grades.
▲ (Left side) Willoughby Taylor, Genuine Briar
▲ (On top) Wilshire
(Right side) 87
(On bottom) Made in England (Circle)
▲ (Underside) Wilshire, Three Dots, 10
▲ Wimbledon, 810
Because of the shape of the logo this pipe was produced by Briarcraft
▲ Wimbledon, Made in England
▲ Windsor, Imported Briar
▲ (Left side) Windsor, Natural Grain
(Right side) Made in London, England
▲ (Left side) Windsor (Right side) Saint-Claude
▲ NBP (In blazon) Wings, Genuine Briar
▲ CROWN line. (Machine-assisted production)
▲ Winslow, Hand made in Denmark, E
▲ Winslow Handcut Denmark
used to work for the Preben Holm
pipe studio since the 1970’s until he estabished on his own in 1985.
Grading (ascending): E (sandblasted) to A (almost perfect straight grain),
Private collection (perfect straight grain),
Unique (perfect straight grain with specially made gold ornaments or jewelry.
Production (2009): ~ 3000 pipes/year
See also: Crown
▲ (Left side) Wolf, London, HHW
(Right side) (In circle) England Made, 9F
According to Wilczak & Colwell (op. cit
) it would be a brand of the Wolf Pipe Co
(USA) despite the English origin stamped on the shank (?).
― WBR ―
― [3 diamonds] ―
― 9055 ―
Artisan: Marty Simm carves pipes in Toronto since about 2007.
It is his main hobby.
▲ (Left side) Woodart
(Underside) St-Claude France 905
▲ World Cup 2005, Poznan
* 122 *
Artisan: Henryk Worobiec continues since 1979 a pipecarving activity established by his father Pawel in Przemyśl.
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