Christmas Pipe 2015 'The Grandfather's Clock'
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CHRISTMAS PIPE 2015
This Christmas pipe is the second in a 12-year theme ‘The Nutcracker and the Mouse King’, which began in 2011 and ends in 2022. It is based the characters of the children’s book ‘The Nutcracker and the Mouse King’ by German author Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann and the famous ballet ‘The Nutcracker’ by Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
This being the 5th pipe in the series, it depicts the Grandfather's Clock, which plays a central role in the story.
The pipe is an elegant group 4 Apple (4101) in County finish with smooth flat rim. It features a wide Sterling Silver army (military) mount intricately engraved with line work and the image of the Grandfather's Clock and 2015.
The impressive pipe tamper is 64mm long and crafted from solid Sterling Silver. It depicts in great detail the Grandfather's Clock, with an owl sitting on its top.
The highly collectable White Spot Christmas pipes and tampers are presented in a leather-bound book held in attractive blue & red colours with gold embossing to represent the uniform of the Nutcracker. Each set is accompanied by its numbered limited edition certificate.
This edition series is strictly limited to only 300 pipes annually worldwide.
Subject - ‘The Nutcracker and the Mouse King’ - Popular children’s story by German author E.T.A. Hoffmann - Famous & prolific ballet by Russian composer P.I. Tchaikovsky.
Shape - 01 - Apple, a classic, straight pipe shape.
County Finish - Honey coloured sandblasted finish originally introduced in 1986, the County finish has a smoother surface compared to other sandblasted finishes, thus combining the advantages of a sandblast pipe with a smoother touch.
Mouthpiece - Army mouthpiece, individually cut, shaped, finished and fitted from black Vulcanite rod.
Size - Group 4 (medium to large size)
Sterling Silver Army Mount - Sterling Silver (92.5% pure Silver).
Book case - Prestigious leather-bound presentation in blue & red inspired by Nutcracker uniform.
Limited Edition - Exclusive & collectable. Each pipe is one of only 300 worldwide.
Certificate - Individually numbered between 1 - 300.