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[[Image:parker1.jpg|thumb|300px|Estate Parker Select, courtesy, [http://www.smokingpipes.com/pipes/estate/england/ Smokingpipes.com]]]In
the 1922 the Parker Pipe Co Limited was formed by Alfred Dunhill to finish and market what Dunhill called its "failings" or what has come to be called by collectors as seconds. Previuos to that time, Dunhill marketed its own "faillings", often designated by a large "X" over the typical Dunhill stamping or "Damaged Price" with the reduced price actually stamped on the pipe.
In 1936 Hardcastle Pipes Limited sold 49% of its equity to the Dunhill company, and