▲ Verona di mauro Armellini, 306, Italy ▲ Emerald green mouthpiece
After Mauro Armellini
passed (2004), his daughter, Vilma Armellini
, answered for the brand's destiny.
▲ (Left side) Berbriar, Reg. U.S Pat Off
Berbriar is a brand of Briarwood Corp. (California USA). The pipe is made of ground wood (Briar?), the particules being agglomerated under very hight pressure (no glue, no heat). Briarwood Corp. was the company which exploited Manzanita
(Mission Briar) during WWII
▲ (Left side) Cassano ®
(Right side) Bruyere
The Cassano brand was established in 1926 when Enrico Ceresa, coming back from St Claude (France)
, modernized his father's (Gerolamo) factory built in 1919 in Cassano Magnago. As soon as 1929 his brother Pietro emigrated to Brazil looking for new markets. The business appreciably developped in the 1930s thanks to an strong export policy (USA, Germany, Denmark, England ...). In 1970, Carlo Ceresa, son of Enrico manages the Fabbrica Pipe di Carlo Ceresa & C.
▲ Cesare Ultra Splendida, Hand Made in Italy
▲ Cliperwell Sandblast Made in Spain 741
Brand by Ibérica de Pipas
▲ Darnell, Old Briar Yellowish spot
▲ (Left side)
Artisan: David Jones, since 1986.
Large mother of pearl dot on stem.
Grading (ascending): sandblasted pipes (not graded), S (standard), E, P, PP, PPP.
▲ Hand Made
The Egloff Tobaccobar AG stopped its activities in 2007
▲ Hampton Court, Made in England, 35 c
▲ (Underside) Heidemann,
lived in Wisconsin and had a small production
(according to J.M. Lopes, op. cit.
▲ Kaywoodie, Magnum, Imported Briar
▲ Kingsland, Real Briar, Foreign Blue spot
Kingsland probably was made by Friedland & Jackson of England ( "Who Made This Pipe" op. cit.
But "Kingsland" is also a road in North London which had many pipe makers.
▲ Mackenzie, Le Baron
BBB's second brand also produced in the Irish Republic (J.M. Lopes, op. cit.
▲ Mastro de Paja Gigante 1B
▲ (Left side) Mauro, Series II
(Right side) Italy, 325
Wilczak & Colwell, op. cit.
attribute this brand to Mauro Bartoli
. But the dot is very similar to the one of Mauro Armellini's Verona pipe.
by Massimo Angelo for Dante pipes
(Left side) Old England, Junior Virgin
(Right side) Made In France (In circle) 51N
▲ (Left side) Student Prince, Imported Briar (Right side) 159
Pipes with this brand are sometimes carved by Armellini
▲ Todd Johnson (Arched in oval) ΣΤΩΑ (STOA)
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