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THE CASE OF THE CIGARS . . .

Sounds Like a Mystery — But It’s Not!
No mystery here! We’re talking cigar cases! Even smaller than the typical travel humidors, precious few include humidification devices. The sole function is to protect the contents from bending and crushing. Most are made of high-impact plastic, but leather and metal ones can be found in a size to fit every cigar. Some are compartmentalized to hold several cigars; others have “fingers” – distinct slots that hold one cigar each. The best are softly lined and can pass the “sniff test” — no odor of tanning chemicals, leather glue or plastic to ruin the cigars within.

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Cigar Smokers’ Lore, Legends & Facts…

Cigar rollers in Cuba in the 19th century were well-versed in the classics, because many factories employed cigar factory readers. These readers read aloud from literary works such as stories and poetry by Victor Hugo. Victor Muñoz, the “Father of Mothers’ Day,” was one such factory reader before he moved on to the realm of journalism.

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