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Partagas 100-cigar Humidor | By David Linley

The LINLEY architectural humidor is based on this iconic building and contains 100 cigars from the ‘Partagas Serie D’ Limited edition. It is a landmark piece of craftsmanship and design. The box itself designed by David Linley is constructed in sycamore, with cherry mouldings and lippings and marquetry detailing in walnut, sycamore and ebony. The interior is lined with Spanish cedarwood and contains a ‘CigarSpa’ humidification system. The box also contains secret drawers and compartments hidden within the structure.

The Partagas Factory in Cuba (Real Fábricas de Tabaco Partagás), established in 1845 by master tobacconist Don Jaime Partagás Ravelo, is one of the most recognizable buildings in Havana situated right at the very heart of the city behind the Capitol building at 60 Industria Street. It is in this building – called the Royal Factory due to Don Jaimes status as cigar supplier to European and Asian nobility - that Partagas cigars have been made for the last 164 years.

Contained in the Partagas Humidor: • Partagas/ Serie D No1 Limited Edition 2004 and Partagas Serie D No2 Limited Edition 2003 These cigars are true collector pieces, they are very rare in the market and rated at the top of the aficionados’ preferences.




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