This is a new brand for United States pipe smokers. Although the brand name is not well known in this country yet, the manufacturer, Briar Manufacturing Industry, S.A., of Patra, Greece, is one of the world’s largest producers of Grecian briar. They also have manufactured Amadeus brand high-quality briar pipes for the European market for years. P.T.M. pipes meet the highest quality standards at competitive prices, and the company backs every pipe they make with a lifetime warranty (excluding stems). The quality of their craftsmanship truly reflects the quality of their briar.