La Palina will be introducing 125 Años at the PCA show in Las Vegas, NV.
These humidors reserved for diplomats do not appear in any official catalogs. However, their history has been able to be reconstructed with the help of collectors, and experts on Cuba’s cigar history.
LONDON’S C.Gars Ltd is holding another of its online cigar auctions, claiming this one is likely to be the largest Havana auction in history.
Russian expert Dimitry Drutsa has just released a book on Cuban cigars, a laudable effort to catalogue vintage Cuban cigars for the Russian smoker.
The factory founder’s name is almost entirely unknown today. However, towards the end of the 19th century, Pedro Murias was one of the leading manufacturers of cigars in Havana.
The market for collecting Cuban cigars is downright extensive. These, however, aren’t the kind of humidors that can be found in the house of every cigar lover. Replica Antique Humidors are based on historical models and very rare.
Founded in the Sixties in Jamaica, Macanudo is one of the cult brands of the cigar industry. The brand is celebrating its 50th birthday this year. Time to take a walk through history.
Mitchell Orchant, managing director of C.Gars Ltd and organizer of the world’s biggest annual cigar auctions, says he believes that we’ve seen the last great sales of the hugely prized vintage Cuban Davidoffs.
Simon Chase tells the story of a Cigar, with a special shape.
Simon Chase recollects the high points of Ramón Allones and outlines the steady, sometimes precipitous, decline of the Cuban brand.
The auction, held by C.Gars Ltd, features a massive 350 Lots of aged, rare and vintage cigars, including a stunning cabinet of 500 pre-embargo H Upmann Berilos in 4 ¾ inch by 32 Ring Gauge.
Aluminium cigar tubes are as much part of the Havana cigar scene as labelled boxes, cedar cabinets and elegant humidors. The traditional hand-crafted boxes have been around for centuries. But when did tubes first make an appearance and who thought of the idea?