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February 1999
Volume 26
Number 1

GIFTS & ACCESSORIES


Analog Hygrometer from Oshkosh
Here's a distinctively classy analog hygrometer that will look right at home inside any humidor. Oshkosh tested nearly a dozen different types of hygrometers analog and digital before selecting this model as the best in its price range. Pre-calibrated, it is available in brushed brass (shown) or gold finish. Suggested retail, $22. Oshkosh Humidor Co., Oshkosh, Wis., Tel: (800) 377-3755.

More to Savor from Cigar Savor

Cigar Savor Enterprises of Connecticut has some new products worth mentioning. The Cigar Perfect single cigar humidor keeps your cigar fresh and ready to smoke. Featuring a built-in humidification device, pocket clip, and pop off cap, Cigar Perfect comes in a gift box. Hygrometer is optional. Also ideal for holding your cigar is the company's Stamina Wood Cigar Savor. It's made of handsome and sturdy stamina wood, the same wood used on the butt of a rifle. Cigar Savor Enterprises, Woodbridge, Conn., Tel: (800)-372-2069.

A Most Delicious Cigar
Your customers can now enjoy a tasty lunchtime panatela without incurring the wrath of anti-smoking co-workers or loved ones. Yohay Baking Company proudly unveils the Cigar Wafer Panatela Cookie, a delectable cappuccino-flavored cookie in the size and shape of a panatela cigar. The Cigar Wafer is creme-filled, and is the ideal complement to a cup of coffee. The special treats are available in single packs, or in elegant gift packs of five. Offer them as point-of-sale add-ons, in gift packs, or in your smoking lounge. Specialized labels are also available. Suggested retail price, $1 (1) and $4.95 (5). Yohay Baking Co,., Brooklyn, N.Y., Tel: (800)-255-9642.

Mint Condition

A little aftertaste from a good cigar is appreciated, but persistent halitosis cannot be tolerated. That's where After Cigar Mints come into play. Packaged in silver cigar tubes, these high-intensity, staggeringly-strong mints offer robust flavor and leave breath minty and fresh. Billed by its company, ACM, as "something every cigar smoker cannot be without," After Cigar Mints are packed in a clear acetate counter display, with a count of 24 tubes. It's the perfect pocket pack for the cigar enthusiast. ACM, Chicago, Ill., Tel: (312) 829-1344.
Fine Cigar Art
Connecticut artist Darrell Chapnick has created a unique series of cigar-themed solid bronze sculptural interpretations of two major art movements: Realism, and Surrealism, with a third Cubism currently near completion. Each cigar in the "Realist Brand" is hand sculpted, cast in bronze and patinated in striking detail, with or without ash. Suggested retail, $150 and $175 respectively. Each cigar comes in its own hand made wooden box, with custom laser engraving offered for the lid. Pricing is also available for solid gold or silver versions. Darrell Chapnick, Seymour, Conn., Tel: (203) 888-7338.

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