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August,
2006

GIFTS & ACCESSORIES

Montegue End Table Humidor
The Montegue is an end table humidor introduced to Quality's humidor line-up. This piece of furniture can sit flat, or stand on its decorative curved wooden feet. The Montegue measures 24"W x 26"D x 30"H and can easily accommodate 1,500 cigars. The choice of tarnished brass hardware compliments the maple wood finish and the book matched parquet cherry veneer top is very spacious for placement of other home furnishings.

Lined with kiln-dried Spanish Cedar wood throughout, the Montegue is equipped with a digital hygrometer, a large pull out drawer on metal guide rails, and two raised-panel doors below, all with a separate lock and key. Two adjustable and removable Spanish cedar shelves are located below as well as two interior A/C power outlets for the addition of lights or an electronic humidification system. Suggested retail, $999.

Quality Importers Trading Co., Inc., Tel: (954) 602-5637, Web: www.qualityimporters.com.


Prometheus Traveler Lighter
The engineers of Prometheus have created a new Prometheus Traveler Lighter. The gas tank of Prometheus Traveler lighter can be easily removed from the upper and lower cases of the lighter. This feature will allow airline travelers to bring their lighter with them from one travel point to another without violating new Transportation Security Administration guidelines.

Prometheus International, Inc., Bell, Calif., Toll-free: (800) 229-5233.


It's Only Cigars
Written by David Weisenthal, "It's Only Cigars" is a political satire about the U.S. Government's ban on Cuban Cigars and the costly lengths the government will go to in enforcing that ban. An anecdote about the myth behind the embargo, the book also explores why there is an embargo; who's really for it or against it; and why it will remain long after Castro departs as president. A former financial analyst for Chase Manhattan Bank and importer/exporter, this is Weisenthal's first novel. Order directly from the author's website.

It's Only Cigars LLC, Pine Forge, Pa., Email: orders@itsonlycigars.com Web: www.itsonlycigars.com.


Heirloom Collection Gift Ensembles from Don Salvatore
Don Salvatore's new Heirloom Collection gift ensembles consist of a 30-count humidor, crystal inset ashtray, and tabletop lighter, available in either high-gloss exotic Zebrawood or Santos Rosewood. Each humidor is manufactured using a solid mahogany core and constructed with unique dovetail joinery with walls a full 7/8" thick and encased with Spanish cedar. Each humidor features rounded corners with a solid wood decorative inlay; the lacquer finish is a full 1/16" thick.

Each humidor includes a highly-polished gold plated premium humistat and a highly accurate ultra thin digital hygrometer/thermometer. Magnetics are partially hidden under the cedar for a smooth fit.

Don Salvatore, Chicago, Ill., Toll-free: (800) 886-8688, Tel: www.donsalvatore.net.


Savoy Gift Set from Ashton
Ashton Distributors has assembled a new cigar accessory gift set ideal for the holidays that taps several items from the company's popular Savoy accessory line. The set includes a three-finger genuine leather cigar case that sports a traditional look and safely protects double corona-sized cigars; a solid-looking and feeling stainless steel cutter that affords a precise each time with leather pouch; and a newly-introduced tube-shaped Savoy flask designed to fit inside the cigar case. The set comes in a gift-style presentation box. Suggested retail price $70.

Ashton Distributors, Inc., Philadelphia, Pa., Tel: (215) 676-8778, Toll-free: (800) 327-4866, Web: www.ashtoncigar.com.


Lampe Berger, a Parisian Fragrance Tradition
Founded in Paris in 1898, Lampe Berger is a decorative home accessory that fragrances the air while purifying, removing odors, and killing bacteria. Utilizing a patented catalytic burner, Lampe Berger destroys a range of odors at the molecular level including tobacco smoke.

Lampe Berger commissions Europe's top designers to create its products which are crafted in leading French factories and filled with perfumes created by the same experts famous for France's most exquisite body perfumes. There are 40 fragrances in the Maison de Parfums collections and 120 lamp designs, ranging from regular units retailing from $30 and up to signature limited-edition objects d'art from top artisans starting at $500 retail. Lamps are created from top-quality materials including crystal, stoneware, Limoge porcelain, or ceramic that lasts for years.

Lampe Berger USA, Inc., Somerset, N.J., Tel: (800) 321-0020, Email: info@lampeberger.us, Web: www.lampeberger.com.


Romeo y Julieta Wine Rack Humidor
Altadis U.S.A. is making a limited number of Romeo y Julieta Wine Rack Humidors available this fall. These unique humidors are hand crafted from quality hardwoods and feature a wine rack suitable for displaying 18 bottles. Each unit is packaged with an assortment of Romeo y Julieta cigars.

Altadis U.S.A., Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Toll-free: (888) 262-2511, Web: www.altadisusa.com.


Colibri Tranzpack for Air Travel
Colibri has introduced Tranzpack, a U.S. Department of Transportation approved container for carrying butane or oil-filled lighters in checked baggage on domestic aircraft. Featuring a polycarbonate case, the Tranzpack is resistant to impact, heat, and chemicals and is waterproof to three atmospheres. The Tranzpack also contains a foam insert to protect the contents from damage. Not just for lighters, the Tranzpack can be used to protect keys, cell phones, money, and other small valuables.

The Colibri Group, Providence, R.I., Tel: (401)330-4513, Web: www.colibri.com.




SMOKESHOP - August, 2006