In 1949, the same year as the launch of the Hermès silk tie
and the first perfume Eau d'Hermès,
Hermès, the luxury goods manufacturer from Paris,
|Thierry Hermès, founder of Hermès, 1837|
|Advertising for Hermes luxury goods in 1923|
ordered a series of pipes from pipemakers in Saint-Claude.
The pipes are all marked Hermès Paris on the shank and H on the mouthpiece.