NEWS

The conclusion of the auction of the Cohiba 50 Aniversario cabinet Humidor

  • The 50 Anniversary Cohiba humidor was presented in the last Habano Festival, in which the first humidor of the serie was auctioned
  • The remaining 49 humidors were auctioned among the Exclusive Distributors for Habanos, S.A. around the world
  • After the auction, the final price of the humidors on the markets will be no less than 200.000 Euros

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officially presented yesterday in Havana the results of the auction of the exclusive Cohiba 50 Aniversario cabinet humidor. This special edition was introduced during the 18th Habanos Festival, held this year on March to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the iconic brand Cohiba.

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The cabinet humidor number 1 was auctioned at the traditional auction concluding 18th Habanos Festival Gala Night in which reached a value of 320.000 Euros to the Cuban Health System. Following the process announced by Habanos, S.A. the remaining 49 humidors have been auctioned at a time among the Exclusive Distributors worldwide, as a blind auction procedure.

More than the 50% of the Exclusive Distributors of Habanos, S.A. participated at the auction.

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After the auction, the final price of the Cohiba 50 Aniversario Cabinet Humidor will be no less than 200.000 Euros. Habanos, S.A. outlines that the result of the auction shows acceptance of this humidor, a symbol in the history of the most emblematic brand.

Unique Serie

The unique and unrepeatable serie, is an authentic work of art and a unique collector’s item, and heralds a true innovation in terms of traditional craftsmanship and technical design. The humidor is lined with real Cuban tobacco leaves plated with 24-carat gold. This is a limited series of 50 humidors, all numbered and personalized with the owner’s name. Each humidor contains 50 Habanos with a vitola of the same name, and is also unique in the size of its ring gauge, being the first in the history of Habanos to offer 60 mm (60 mm ring gauge x 178 mm length).

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The Havana-based company, jointly owned by the Cuban industry and the British Imperial Tobacco Group, which markets all 27 Habanos brands worldwide.
The official Denominación de Origen Protegida (D.O.P.), or Protected Denomination of Origin used only to describe the most outstanding brands of cigars, which are manufactured in Cuba to the most exacting standards established by the Regulatory Council, from tobaccos grown only in particular areas of the island that are also protected as Denominations of Origin. In English the word translates as Havanas, which are widely considered to be the best cigars in the world.