The Brucciani shop located in the UK city of Carlisle, is a family run traditional tobacconist with over 100 years of history. Currently owned and run in partnership by two brothers, Andrew &
Chris Corrieri. Each with approximately 20 years combined experience in the
They have adopted the mentality of their previous family generations,i.e. that which drives them
to obtain anything specific that a customer can not be without. Whether
it be a pipe, lighter, tobacco blend or cigar, they will always go out of
there way to obtain the product in question. With this positive mind set the brothers have earned a well respected International reputation for service. Particularly so with Peterson Pipe enthusiasts throughout the world.
I am fortunate,in that I live relatively near the Scottish Border and can visit the shop occasionally during the year. It is always a pleasure to visit their shop,of course being the nearest B&M I am unashamedly biased!
Both Andrew and Chris are very supportive of the new fledgling International Peterson Pipe Club.
Knowing how popular these guys are with many Pete pipe enthusiasts,I thought it would be interesting to do a short piece on them and let the world Pete Nuts visualise the Aladdin's cave and also post a photo of the main man Chris.
Please also find a short Wikipedia piece on the City of Carlisle which graphically illustrates its geographic position relative to the rest of the UK.
There is also a link to the shop on the useful links column ,on the right hand side of this page.
Here are some shots of the shop and Chris himself,I hope you enjoy the tour!