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Becker

Becker pipes were started by Fritz Becker, but are now exclusively made by his son, Paolo, who has been carving pipes since the late 1970s in Rome, Italy. The brand launched with their names stamped on the shank in 1979, as prior pieces were unmarked. Fritz was a very talented artisan and Paolo absorbed knowledge when they began carving pipes together. Prior to Fritz's death in 1991, each Becker pipe was worked by both men.

Stylistically, Becker pipes are unique in the world. Absorbing some aspects of Italian design and natural-born artistry, many pipes from this maker can be easily recognized from a silhouette. While the pipes are either smooth or sandblasted, their features remain rather constant. Bowls are often standard and set against a very delicate, pencil shank or have the stem turned to a very small diameter around the airway like a Victorian lady's dress. The separation of mass adds delicacy that is often a defining characteristic of Paolo. Unusual for many Italian artisans, Paolo works with both acrylic and vulcanite rod for the stems and refrains from heavy accent materials. Instead; he may grace a shank with a delicate wafer of boxwood or silver. While briar is the most common material for him to use, he also sandblasts morta and strawberry wood, each with very unique and desirable characteristics. Paolo grades his pipes similar to playing cards and the better the hand (and stamped to match), the more rare and expensive the pipe.

A History of Becker Pipes
The Becker Grading Guide.

20 Becker pipes in this category.

Finish: Shape: Price:
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Sandblasted Bent Stack (Two Clubs)
Your Price: $480.00
Sandblasted Brandy with Silver (Two Clubs)
$575.00 $517.50
You Save: $57.50!
Sandblasted Cherrywood (Four Clubs)
Your Price: $560.00
Sandblasted Morta Cherrywood
Your Price: $560.00
Sandblasted Morta Pickaxe
Your Price: $560.00
Sandblasted Strawberry Wood Bent Apple (Four Clubs)
Your Price: $585.00
Sandblasted Strawberry Wood Bent Stack (Four Clubs)
Your Price: $585.00
Sandblasted Strawberry Wood Bent Stack (Four Clubs)
Your Price: $585.00
Sandblasted Strawberry Wood Dublin (Three Clubs)
$640.00 $576.00
You Save: $64.00!
Sandblasted Strawberry Wood Sitter (Four Clubs)
Your Price: $585.00
Sandblasted Strawberry Wood Stack (Four Clubs)
Your Price: $585.00
Sandblasted Strawberry Wood Stack (Three Clubs)
$630.00 $567.00
You Save: $63.00!
Sandblasted Strawberry Wood Tomato (Four Clubs)
Your Price: $585.00
Smooth Acorn (Four Hearts)
$1,160.00 $1,044.00
You Save: $116.00!
Smooth Ballerina with Horn (Royal Flush)
$2,295.00 $2,065.50
You Save: $229.50!
Smooth Dublin (Four Diamonds)
Your Price: $680.00
Smooth Rhodesian (Royal Flush)
Your Price: $1,525.00
Smooth Rhodesian (Three Hearts)
$840.00 $756.00
You Save: $84.00!
Smooth Tomato with Horn (Three Hearts)
Your Price: $840.00

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