Proto Pipe LLC. products are designed and manufactured by Phil Jergenson. Phil is the designer of the world famous Proto Pipe brass pipe that has been around since the 1960’s. He since went on to create the Proto Rocket to add to the product line. These smoking pipes eliminate a lot of the problems for smokers, such as offering a built-in permanent screen, storage compartment, poker tool and tar trap. These magnificent brass pipes are compact, easy to clean and virtually indestructible. Made in Mendocino County, California, USA.