Empire Briar Pipe Company Inc. of New York produced Emperor pipes. Known at “The Pipe that knows no Peer” as their 1945 advertising promotes. That ad reads “The pipe that knows no Peer. For every Emperor pipe is a notable work of art, a masterpiece created in the custom tradition.” They are a subsidiary of the Continental Briar Pipe Co. Inc. 80 York Street, Brooklyn, New York.
They had Three grades: Standard, De Luxe and Supreme.