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other hand, can be easily twisted so that the tobacco bowl can be opened up. After smoking, this pipe can be closed again and put back into one’s pocket or bag.“We are on a constant quest to offer something to smokers that puts special emphasis on contemporary design,” Eckert smiles. Through VAUEN’s innovative pipes, the notion that pipe smoking is only attractive for older people is a thing of the past. All in all, the VAUEN model range offers the perfect masterpiece for every taste, smoking preference and pocket. For those who seek something a bit more exclusive, VAUEN’s ‘Handmade Collection’ will be the best bet. The ‘Auenland – The Shire’ collection caters for Lord of the Rings fans and the list goes on. But not only the exceptional pipes themselves are what make VAUEN a rather exclusive company. The service after the purchase is also one of a kind. “Whether a pipe breaks or a new mouthpiece is needed, we are there for our clients,” says Eckert. Furthermore, VAUEN offers various products for pipe enthusiasts. From tobacco, filters, bags or other accessories, such as tampers or pipe
cleaners – VAUEN is the place to go to for pipe enthusiasts that seek the highest quality made in Germany and functionality from a specialist. www.vauen.de Above: Model ‘Luxor’ Below: The ‘Auenland – The Shire’ collection Bottom: Model ‘Spin’
which they can enjoy for a long time.”The combination of long tradition and innovation is crucial to VAUEN’s success. Thus, their products range from contemporary pipes to timeless shapes and colours of earlier epochs. Trendsetting pipe design VAUEN’s vast product portfolio consists of around 400 different, exciting models. The company stands out from competitors due to not only producing conservative, conventional pipes, but also some more unusual ones. An example is the new ‘Whistle’. Eckert adds: “The pipe’s shape recreates a whistle. This was partly inspired by this year’s European Football Championship.” Another elegant new pipe is the ‘Spin’ which has a removable pipe bowl. The ‘Pocket’s’ lower part, on the Issue 37 | April 2016 | 19
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