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Bari Piber was founded by [[Viggo Nielsen]] in Kolding around the turn of 1950/51. Viggo's sons [[Kai Nielsen]] and [[Jørgen Nielsen]] both grew into their father's business from a very young age and worked there till 1975.
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[[File:BariLogo.jpg|thumb|Bari Logo, courtesy Doug Valitchka]]
  
[[File:BariLogo.jpg|thumb|Bari Logo, courtesy Doug Valitchka]][[File:BariViggo.jpg|thumb|left|Viggo Nielson, courtesy Doug Valitchka]][[File:Bari SmoothPearlBamboo.jpg|thumb|Smooth Bamboo Pearl, courtesy, [http://smokingpipes.com Smokingpipes.com]]][[File:Bari SmoothAmberRhodesian.jpg|thumb|Smooth Amber Rhodesian, courtesy, [http://smokingpipes.com Smokingpipes.com]]]Bari had very successfully adapted the new Danish design that had been started mainly by [[Stanwell]] for iz's own models. When Viggo Nielsen sold Bari in 1978 to Van Eicken Tobaccos in Hamburg Bari counted 33 employees.
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'''Bari Piber''' was founded by [[Viggo Nielsen]] in Kolding around the turn of 1950/51. Viggo's sons [[Kai Nielsen]] and [[Jørgen Nielsen]] both grew into their father's business from a very young age and worked there till 1975.
  
[[File:BariViggo3.jpg|thumb|left|Jørgen and Viggo Nielson, courtesy Doug Valitchka]][[File:BariViggo2.jpg|thumb|center|Kai Nielson, courtesy Doug Valitchka]]From 1978 to 1993 [[Åge Bogelund]] and [[Helmer Thomsen]] headed Bari's pipeproduction. Helmer Thomson bought the company in 1993 re-naming it to "Bari Piber Helmer Thomsen". The workshop moved to more convenient buildings in Vejen. Bogelund, who created very respectable freehands of his own during the time at Bari got lost somehow after 1993.
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File:BariViggo.jpg|thumb|right|Viggo Nielson, courtesy Doug Valitchka
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File:BariViggo2.jpg|thumb|right|Kai Nielson, courtesy Doug Valitchka
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File:BariViggo3.jpg|thumb|right|Jørgen and Viggo Nielson, courtesy Doug Valitchka
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</gallery>
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Bari had very successfully adapted the new [[Danish Design]] that had been started mainly by [[Stanwell]] for it's own models. When Viggo Nielsen sold Bari in 1978 to [[Joh. Wilh. von Eicken GmbH]] in Hamburg Bari counted 33 employees.
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From 1978 to 1993 [[Åge Bogelund]] and [[Helmer Thomsen]] headed Bari's pipeproduction. Thomson bought the company in 1993 re-naming it to '''Bari Piber Helmer Thomsen'''. The workshop moved to more convenient buildings in Vejen. Bogelund, who created very respectable freehands of his own during the time at Bari got lost somehow after 1993.
  
 
Bari's basic conception fundamentally stayed the same for decades: series pipes pre-worked by machines and carefully finished by hand. Thus no spectacular highgrades but solid, reliable every day's companions.
 
Bari's basic conception fundamentally stayed the same for decades: series pipes pre-worked by machines and carefully finished by hand. Thus no spectacular highgrades but solid, reliable every day's companions.
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The most famous series are the smooth "Classic Diamond" and the blasted "Wiking".
 
The most famous series are the smooth "Classic Diamond" and the blasted "Wiking".
  
"Excellent" is a Bari second.
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== Seconds ==
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"Excellent" and "[[DON / Don|DON]]" are Bari seconds.<ref>This information might be true although I don't know where it originates from. But [[Oldenkott#Excellent|Excellent]] has been a sub-brand of [[Oldenkott]] which clearly can be seen by the horseshoe stamping on the "Excellent Super Grain (Danish Design)" pipe. This stamp has also been used for Oldenkott's Derby pipes.</ref>
  
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== Gallery ==
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<gallery widths=300 heights=200 mode="packed-hover">
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File:Bari SmoothPearlBamboo.jpg|Smooth Bamboo Pearl, courtesy, [http://smokingpipes.com Smokingpipes.com]
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File:Bari SmoothAmberRhodesian.jpg|Smooth Amber Rhodesian, courtesy, [http://smokingpipes.com Smokingpipes.com]
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File:BariAmber01.jpg|Amber, courtesy Doug Valitchka
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File:BariAmber07.jpg|Amber Nomenclature, courtesy Doug Valitchka
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File:BariDon01.jpg|Don, courtesy Doug Valitchka
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File:BariDon07.jpg|Don Nomenclature, courtesy Doug Valitchka
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File:BariHandcut01.jpg|Bari Handcut, courtesy Doug Valitchka
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File:BariMandarin07.jpg|Mandarin Nomenclature, courtesy Doug Valitchka
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File:BariRenomee01.jpg|Renomee, courtesy Doug Valitchka
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File:BariRenomee07.jpg|Renomee Nomenclature, courtesy Doug Valitchka
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File:BariRuby01.jpg|Ruby, courtesy Doug Valitchka
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File:BariRuby07.jpg|Ruby Nomenclature, courtesy Doug Valitchka
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File:BariSelectNatureOldBriar01.jpg|Select Nature, courtesy Doug Valitchka
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File:BariSelectNatureOldBriar07.jpg|Select Nature Nomenclature, courtesy Doug Valitchka
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File:BARISelNature01.jpg|Select Nature, courtesy Doug Valitchka
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File:BARISelNature07.jpg|Select Nature Nomenclature, courtesy Doug Valitchka
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File:BariSenior01.jpg|Senior, courtesy Doug Valitchka
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File:BariSenior07.jpg|Senior Nomenclature, courtesy Doug Valitchka
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BariSenior2-01.jpg|Senior, courtesy Doug Valitchka
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BariSenior2-07.jpg|Senior detail, courtesy Doug Valitchka
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BariSenior2-08.jpg|Senior detail, courtesy Doug Valitchka
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File:BARISenior3-01.jpg|Senior, courtesy Doug Valitchka
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File:BARISenior3-07.jpg|Senior detail, courtesy Doug Valitchka
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File:BARISenior3-08.jpg|Senior detail, courtesy Doug Valitchka
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File:BariVikingClassic01.jpg|Viking Classic, courtesy Doug Valitchka
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File:BariVikingClassic07.jpg|Viking Classic Nomenclature, courtesy Doug Valitchka
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File:BariWiking01.jpg|Wiking, courtesy Doug Valitchka
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File:BariWiking14.jpg|Wiking Detail, courtesy Doug Valitchka
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File:BariWikingb01.jpg|Wiking, courtesy Doug Valitchka
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File:BariWikingb07.jpg|Wiking Nomenclature, courtesy Doug Valitchka
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File:BariMat01.jpg|Matador, courtesy Doug Valitchka
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File:BariMat10.jpg|Matador Detail, courtesy Doug Valitchka
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File:BariMat07.jpg|Matador Nomenclature, courtesy Doug Valitchka
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File:BariMat08.jpg|Matador Nomenclature, courtesy Doug Valitchka
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</gallery>
  
 
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== References ==
 
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<references />
<gallery widths=200px Caption="Examples and details, courtesy Doug Valitchka">
 
File:BariAmber01.jpg|Amber
 
File:BariAmber07.jpg|Amber Nomenclature
 
File:BariDon01.jpg|Don
 
File:BariDon07.jpg|Don Nomenclature
 
File:BariHandcut01.jpg|Bari Handcut
 
File:BariMandarin07.jpg|Mandarin Nomenclature
 
File:BariRenomee01.jpg|Renomee
 
File:BariRenomee07.jpg|Renomee Nomenclature
 
File:BariRuby01.jpg|Ruby
 
File:BariRuby07.jpg|Ruby Nomenclature
 
File:BariSelectNatureOldBriar01.jpg|Select Nature
 
File:BariSelectNatureOldBriar07.jpg|Select Nature Nomenclature
 
File:BARISelNature01.jpg|Select Nature
 
File:BARISelNature07.jpg|Select Nature Nomenclature
 
File:BariSenior01.jpg|Senior
 
File:BariSenior07.jpg|Senior Nomenclature
 
File:BariVikingClassic01.jpg|Viking Classic
 
File:BariVikingClassic07.jpg|Viking Classic Nomenclature
 
File:BariWiking01.jpg|Wiking
 
File:BariWiking14.jpg|Wiking Detail
 
File:BariWikingb01.jpg|Wiking
 
File:BariWikingb07.jpg|Wiking Nomenclature
 
File:BariMat01.jpg|Matador
 
File:BariMat10.jpg|Matador Detail
 
File:BariMat07.jpg|Matador Nomenclature
 
File:BariMat08.jpg|Matador Nomenclature
 
</gallery>
 
  
 
[[Category: Pipe makers by nationality]]
 
[[Category: Pipe makers by nationality]]
 
[[Category: Denmark]]
 
[[Category: Denmark]]

Latest revision as of 14:26, 20 January 2021

Bari Logo, courtesy Doug Valitchka

Bari Piber was founded by Viggo Nielsen in Kolding around the turn of 1950/51. Viggo's sons Kai Nielsen and Jørgen Nielsen both grew into their father's business from a very young age and worked there till 1975.

Bari had very successfully adapted the new Danish Design that had been started mainly by Stanwell for it's own models. When Viggo Nielsen sold Bari in 1978 to Joh. Wilh. von Eicken GmbH in Hamburg Bari counted 33 employees.

From 1978 to 1993 Åge Bogelund and Helmer Thomsen headed Bari's pipeproduction. Thomson bought the company in 1993 re-naming it to Bari Piber Helmer Thomsen. The workshop moved to more convenient buildings in Vejen. Bogelund, who created very respectable freehands of his own during the time at Bari got lost somehow after 1993.

Bari's basic conception fundamentally stayed the same for decades: series pipes pre-worked by machines and carefully finished by hand. Thus no spectacular highgrades but solid, reliable every day's companions.

The most famous series are the smooth "Classic Diamond" and the blasted "Wiking".

Seconds

"Excellent" and "DON" are Bari seconds.[1]

Gallery

References

  1. This information might be true although I don't know where it originates from. But Excellent has been a sub-brand of Oldenkott which clearly can be seen by the horseshoe stamping on the "Excellent Super Grain (Danish Design)" pipe. This stamp has also been used for Oldenkott's Derby pipes.