Other organisations and websites with similar or overlapping interests

Arbeitskreises zur Erforschung der Tonpfeifen (German Society for Clay-Pipe Research) is devoted to the study of clay pipes and those people who came in contact with them.

Clay tobacco pipe makers' marks from London a physical and digital database of clay pipe makers' marks from London excavations established by the Museum of London Archaeology service and focussing on stamps dating to between c1580 and 1710.

Dutch Clay Pipes – Including Mark Index An extensive range of information relating to Dutch pipes can be found at

Pijpelogische Kring Nederland is the principal society for the study and collection of tobacco pipes in the Netherlands.

The National Pipe Archive is a UK charity based in Liverpool with extensive collections of pipes and tobacco related material.

The Pipe Aston Project is dedicated to the study of clay tobacco pipes and kilns in the north Herefordshire region of England.

The Society for Clay Pipe Research is a UK based organisation aimed at promotion of academic research into the history and archaeology of clay pipes. Contact via:

The Tobacco Pipe Artistory is a site focusing on the study and celebration of antique tobacco pipes in every medium from around the globe.

Tobaks & Tändsticks Museum, Sweden - Site includes details about the history of tobacco, snuff and cigars as well as information about pipes.

The Worshipful Company of Tobacco Pipe Makers and Tobacco Blenders is the successor of the first London Company of Tobacco Pipe makers, granted a charter by James 1 on 5th October 1619.

Comité International of Pipe smokers Clubs - founded in St Claude in 1973 this is an association of national pipe clubs.


Other bodies whose remit includes the study and publication of pipes:

The Medieval Pottery Research Group

The Society for Historical Archaeology

The Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology

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