Butz Choquin was founded in 1858 by Gustave Butz and Jean-Baptiste Choquin in Metz, France.
Choquin, a tobacconist had a prosperous business and employed Butz who later became his son-in-law.
Other markings on Celius pipes: "Root" correponds to plateau rim pipes The numerical code on "Chess" pieces designates the shape. They occured after his daughter's birth and are named for her.
"Randsborg" or "Randsborg crafted" is a crazy stamping having no special meaning.
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