Its long and successful history can be divided into seven distinct historical periods or Eras: The Pre-Patent Era (1906 -1937) covers the early decades between the company’s start and the invention of the now-famous Brigham Rock Maple filter system.There is almost no literature available from this period and stampings or other identifying features are unknown, though presumably the Brigham name was stamped on the pipes somehow. Non Plus Ultra harkens back to older times, a blend of ready-rubbed Virginia tobaccos fermented under pressure and matured in its own juices. A slow burning mixture, it is a cool smoke with a medium strength.If you have an old, non-system Brigham pipe in your collection, it may well hail from this time period, though a few non-filtered Brigham pipes were produced over the years, up until the late 1990s.The Patent Era (1938-1955) is the best documented period of the company’s history, and some would say its heyday. This square cut blend is recommended for fans of aromatic mixtures seeking interest in "real tobacco" blends. 3 "Red Virginia Superb" blends a smooth Latakia mixture with middle brown Virginia tobaccos fermented under pressure, producing a sweet accent. tins, except London Blend, which is packed in a 100 gm. Gordon Pym is a blend of golden yellow Virginia, Maryland, and dark-fired Virginia tobaccos softened with oriental and Syrian Latakia leaf.
Brigham Production Eras Founded in 1906 by Roy Brigham in Toronto, Canada, Brigham pipes has enjoyed the patronage of customers across Canada and abroad for 110 years.The Malthouse "Founders Reserve" blend is a mixture of provincial Virginia tobaccos infused with Scottish single malt whiskey.The tobacco is pressure - fermented for approximately 12 weeks until fully aged, and offers a mild, classically light smoke - a great transition tobacco for aromatic smokers who favor traditional straight blends. International, Inc., Nashville, Tennessee, Tel: (800) 237-8226, Fax: (615) 353-0610.Peter Stokkebye International, maker of some of the finest pipe tobaccos in the world, has announced the introduction of new Skandinavik 4 1/2 ounce tins. Sliced and ready to smoke, this sweet and mild classic burns slow and cool. 1000 is a full-bodied, dark "after dinner" mixture consisting of Latakia, Izmir Oriental, and Zimbabwean Virginia tobaccos.