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[[Image:Billerbeck-p.png|thumb|Klaus-Dieter Billerbeck, courtesy [http://pipephil.eu/logos/en/logo-b5.html Pipephil]]]
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German brand by [[Klaus-Dieter Billerbeck]], who retired after 42 years as a police inspector, and has made pipes since 1989. Self-taught, this artisan almost exlusicely produces freehands.<ref>From Pipes, Artisans and Trademarks, by Jose Manuel Lopés</ref>
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"I design them according to my most intimate thoughts, giving them the shape I consider most appealing. They are unique and an art form", he says. He works alone, accepts commissions based on customer designs and argues that "time is far too precious to waste on smoking a bad pipe". He uses briar from Greece and France, and ebonite stems, creating 120 to 140 pipes a year, which come with a matching tamper. Main markets: Germany and Austria.
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Billerbeck has published various works on tobaco museums in Europe and is a member of the "Universal Coterie of Pipe Smokers".
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Pipes are marked "Bill".
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== Gallery ==
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BillerbeckPipe.jpg|Freehand, courtesy [http://pipephil.eu/logos/en/logo-b5.html Pipephil]
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== Contact Information ==
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Bills Pfeifenhaus
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Klaus-Dieter Billerbeck
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Treptower Str. 134
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22147 Hamburg
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Phone: +49 (0)40 6474700
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E-mail: [mailto:billerbeck@iworld.de billerbeck@iworld.de]
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Website: [http://www.iworld.de/homes/bills_pfeifenhaus// Bills Pfeifenhaus]
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== References ==
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[[Category: Pipe makers by nationality]]
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[[Category: Germany]]

Revision as of 12:52, 24 December 2020

Klaus-Dieter Billerbeck, courtesy Pipephil

German brand by Klaus-Dieter Billerbeck, who retired after 42 years as a police inspector, and has made pipes since 1989. Self-taught, this artisan almost exlusicely produces freehands.[1]

"I design them according to my most intimate thoughts, giving them the shape I consider most appealing. They are unique and an art form", he says. He works alone, accepts commissions based on customer designs and argues that "time is far too precious to waste on smoking a bad pipe". He uses briar from Greece and France, and ebonite stems, creating 120 to 140 pipes a year, which come with a matching tamper. Main markets: Germany and Austria.

Billerbeck has published various works on tobaco museums in Europe and is a member of the "Universal Coterie of Pipe Smokers".

Pipes are marked "Bill".

Gallery

Contact Information

Bills Pfeifenhaus
Klaus-Dieter Billerbeck
Treptower Str. 134
22147 Hamburg

Phone: +49 (0)40 6474700
E-mail: billerbeck@iworld.de
Website: Bills Pfeifenhaus

References

  1. From Pipes, Artisans and Trademarks, by Jose Manuel Lopés