Son & Son Gold Bullion Ashtray

Son & Son Gold Bullion Ashtray
Photo/Jeff Harris
Unless you’re a high-ranking government official, it’s unlikely you’ll ever get inside the gold vault at Fort Knox, but that doesn’t mean you can’t bring a little Fort Knox into your smoking room. Thanks to the vision and engineering acumen of the British company Son & Son, you can now ash your cigar into a gold or silver bar replica so convincing, it will look as though you’ve robbed the Federal Reserve.  To attain such a realistic look and feel, Son & Son mills its ashtrays from solid blocks of brass (gold model) or steel (silver)on a computer-controlled machine to recreate the sloping bevels of the bullion shape. An ashtray pattern is machined out of the …
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