Butz-Choquin was founded in 1858 in Saint-Claude, France located near the Swiss border. It is a family owned company with the fourth generation currently at the helm. Butz-Choquin first became available in the United States in 1999 which added to the already thousands of French smoke shops proudly carrying the brand. Butz-Choquin (BC) pipes are a known innovator with a stunning appearance at a reasonable price.
Butz-Choquin crafts some of the most distinctive pipes the world has ever seen. BC has been ahead of the time since its inception starting with making pipes out of briar before it became a common material in pipe making. These are turely fine crafted French pipes that are sought the world over.