Dunhill White Spot Chinese Zodiac Collectors Pipe
In Chinese astrology, there are twelve animals representing twelve different types of characters or personalities. The Zodiac animals are, in successive order, the rat (or mouse), ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep (or ram or goat), monkey, rooster, dog, and pig. Dunhill have commissioned the Zodiac collectors series inspired by the signs of the Zodiac.
Dunhill White Spot Zodiac year of the Ox County & Shell: Especially manufactured to celebrate the 2nd year of the 12-year cycle in the Chinese calendar, the
limited edition pipes Year of the Ox are the second in a series of pipes that represent theChinese Zodiac signs.
This years pipe is a classic Billiard shape in Group 3 (3203) in County and Shell Briar finishes
Each pipe is fitted with a 10mm Sterling Silver band engraved with the zodiac sign of the ox and
is supplied with a specially manufactured ultra-soft Terracotta cow hide leather case, which is not available otherwise. This edition is nominally limited to only 198 pieces worldwide in the County and 198 pieces in the Shell Briar finish.
Since all numbers containing the digit 4 have been excluded (4 stands for death in variousAsian countries, there are actually only 160 pipes per finish being manufactured, of which only
159 pieces will be offered for sale. The edition number 1 will be kept in the White Spot archive.