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Peterson Briar Pipe with Marked Collar

Item#: TB1048

Price: $100.00


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Peterson Briar Pipe with Marked Collar - click to enlarge.Peterson Briar Pipe with Marked Collar - click to enlarge.

The pipe is a three quarters bent briar pipe with billiard bowl. The stem is beige vulcanite tapering to a saddle Peterson mouthpiece. The silver colour collar is marked K & P Peterson and has the 3 Peterson marks:
A Shamrock(for the many shamrocks found in Ireland) A Prone Fox (representing the famous fox hunts in Ireland's history), and a Stone Tower (for the many hundreds of stone towers spotted throughout Ireland ). The bowl is also marked Peterson Standard 312 and Made in Eire in a circle. Fredrich and Heinrich Kapp opened their small tobacco shop in Dublin in 1865. Charles Peterson walked into their shop with his new pipe invention and In 1875 they became partners. The company was known as Kapp and Peterson and later Peterson of Dublin.