A peterson dating guide
"is pleased to share that its parent company, Laudisi Enterprises, will acquire Kapp & Peterson, Ltd., specifically the Peterson pipe factory in Sallynoggin and the Peterson of Dublin shop on Nassau Street." In the following Blog Post, Sykes Wilford, President and CEO of Laudisi Enterprises, reflects upon the acquisition and what it means for the two brands. Peterson website The Peterson brand of pipes are one of the most recognised in the world.
Today the business is owned and managed by Tom Palmer from their head ofﬁce at the Sallynoggin factory in Dublin, Ireland.
It is hoped that the launch will take place in May of 2015 at the Chicagoland Pipe Show, held every year at the Pheasant Run Resort in St Charles, Illinois. The Kapp brothers, George and Frederick originally emigrated to Great Britain from Nuremburg in Bavaria .
They ﬁrst appear in the London trade directories in 1866,when they are listed as Meerschaum pipe makers of 98 Dean Street, Soho , London.
So for a guide we must take into consideration the style of lettering Peterson used on their pipes.
From the start of the Patent Era until somewhere in the early 1930s, Peterson used the "Old Style" lettering that used a forked tail "P" in Peterson.
Charles Peterson died shortly after retiring and moving to Hamburg in Germany in 1919 where he is buried.
This was one of the most sensational business captures arising out of the Rebellion." Around 1916, Peterson began stamping their pipes "Made in Ireland" in what is referred to as a block format.Around 1876 Charles Peterson, a young, newly arrived, Latvian immigrant was hired by Fredrick as a pipe craftsman,primarily to make custom ordered briar pipes.However Fredrick had not long to live and died in 1881. The business was then inherited by their 10 and 12 year old sons and was renamed Kapp Brothers after executors were appointed.Fortunately this one had a hallmark (n)on the silver collar dating it to 1928. They have been manufacturing pipes as a business in Ireland since the 19th century.