Peterson 1896 Catalog


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89 pages
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Kapp & Peterson’s rare first catalog from 1896 is more than a showcase of it’s first shapes, it is the memoir of Charles Peterson’s journey as an artisan pipe-maker, inventor and entrepreneur.

This digitally restored reprint reveals the dynamic history surrounding the start-up of the world’s oldest continuously operating briar-pipe maker and the secrets of The System, the “thinking man’s” pipe, in an extensive commentary by Mark Irwin, the Independent Publisher’s Book Award-winning co-author of the Peterson Pipe: the story of Kapp & Peterson