The Pipes Magazine Radio Show – Episode 57

Kevin Godbee
Thank you for joining us for The Pipes Magazine Radio Show—the only radio talk show for pipe smokers and collectors. We want to thank you for listening and being one of our loyal 15,000 weekly fans. In tonight’s “Pipe Parts” segment Brian will talk about Comoy Pipes including a little history, collectibility, and some hints on dating the pipes. Our Featured Interview tonight is with Mark Ryan, and we will be talking about Perique Tobacco. This is an extremely unique and popular tobacco that nearly became extinct in the early 2000s. Mark is the owner of one of the largest and most historied Perique processing facilities (and only 1 of 2)—L.A. Poche Perique Tobacco, Inc. This should be an extremely intriguing conversation. Our pipes are packed, drinks are poured, the sound check is done … pack a pipe, sit back, relax and join us for The Pipes Magazine Radio Show.

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2 Responses

  • hey Brian,
    Nice seeing you in Richmond.
    I’ve seen a couple of the older Comoy pipes. I believe Kevin got one from me.
    Good information on Perique. I thought it almost died out a couple of years ago. Great information on the Perique revival. Mr. Ryan needs to be commended for his efforts.
    I liked the music selection.
    I agree that anyone that displays at a pipe show should be there the entire show. Anyone that leaves early should be penalized on displaying the next year.

  • Yes, I got a 1933 Comoy Grand Slam from you John, at the Chicago show in 2012. It’s one of my favorite Comoy pipes that I own.