Quantum Bravo Lighter
Colibri’s new Quantum Bravo Lighter features a slim design with a single-action ignition mechanism that automatically opens and closes the flame. It is available in a choice of four finishes: black and gunmetal; satin silver and polished silver; dark blue and polished silver; satin silver and gunmetal (shown). The lighter features a visible fuel window and a double pin-point Quantum SST flame. Suggested retail $69.50.

Colibri Group, Providence, R.I., Toll-free: (800) 556-7354, Tel: (401) 943-2100.

S.T. Dupont Versailles Collection
S.T. Dupont pays tribute to the grandeur and refinement of the Chateau of Versailles with the Versailles limited edition collection. Each piece is richly decorated in gold and white lacquer and features French royal decorative themes like the fleur-de-lis. The collection features individually-numbered Olympio pens (limited to 1,686 units), pocket lighters (2,686 units) and a table lighter, cuff links, cigar cutter, ashtray and money clip (686 units of each).

S.T. Dupont, Providence, R.I., Toll-free: (800) 556-7354 , Tel: (401) 943-2100, Web: www.stdupont.com.

Naked Cigar Calendar
Developed by filmmaker and photographer Adrian Carr, the 2007 Naked Cigar Calendar features black and white nudes brandishing cigars for each month. This special inaugural edition offers four bonus months for a total of 16 unique and provocative photographs covering November 2006 through February 2008. Measuring 18” x 12” in size, the calendar has wire O banding with a hanging hook. It comes packed in boxes of 25; each calendar retails for $34.99. Limited Edition artist-signed calendars are also available, $59.99 retail.

Tall Orders Productions, Los Angeles, Calif., Toll-free: (800) 934-4585, Tel: (323) 206-1949, tallorders@sbcglobal.net, Web: www.nakedcigarcalendar.com.

St. James Humidors join Diamond Crown
The J.C. Newman Cigar Co. has added the new St. James Series Humidors to its Diamond Crown humidor line, consisting of four luxury models with exotic styling. The Windsor 160-count and The Windsor 90-count units both feature African Bubinga wood and have a high-gloss finish with stylish black accents. The Oxford 160 count and The Oxford 90 count feature Brazilian Rosewood high-gloss finish with black accents. All units feature Spanish cedar interiors and lattice aeration racks, silver handles, custom lock and key, extra large Diamond Crown Imas humidification systems, and hygrometer.

J.C. Newman Cigar Co., Tampa, Fla., Tel: (813) 248-2124, Toll-free: (800) 477-1884, Web: www.cigarfamily.com.

Le Veil Cigar Humidifier System by eWestern
eWestern, Inc. introduces the Le Veil digital cigar humidifier system. The system is fully automatic and ready for immediate use; it is factory pre-set to maintain a 70% relative humidity level, but can be manually adjusted to suit your tastes. Available in either a light or dark finish, this sectional humidifier will maintain from 50- to 500-count humidors.

eWestern, Inc., Colville, Wa., Toll-free: (877) 294-0787, Fax: (509) 684-6744, Web: www.ewesterninc.com.

CAO Cubist Ashtray
Inspired by the avant-garde art movement that revolutionized European painting and sculpture in the early 20th century, the CAO Cubist Ashtray features a non-traditional design and an exciting interplay of non-conventional materials. As much visual art as it is a functional ashtray, Cubist measures 9” square, weighs 6 pounds, and accommodates four cigars. It’s the ideal gift for both cigar lovers and art connoisseurs alike. Suggested retail, $129.

CAO International, Inc., Nashville, Tenn., Toll-free: (800) 237-8226, Tel: (615) 352-0587, Web: www.caointernational.com.

Quad Table Cutter from Firstland
Here’s a mighty impressive table-top cigar cutter from Firstland International, Inc. that offers two popular cutting styles and can handle standard or larger ring gauge cigars. Two straight cutters accommodate 52 or 60 ring gauge cigars, and two “cat’s eye” or “English cut” V-cutters accommodate 52 or 58 ring gauge cigars - four cutters in all. The precision, stainless-steel blade makes razor sharp cuts and holds its edge for hundreds of cuts. The sturdy aluminum cast body collects cuttings internally and empties easily. Suggested retail, $70.

Firstland International, Inc., New York, N.Y., Toll-free: (888) 997-1600, Tel: (212) 736-1760, Web: www.firstlandintl.com.

Humidification Gift Set
FGT Enterprises offers a new humidor humidification gift set ideal for smokers looking to replace under-performing or old humidisication elements. The set features a large Oasis foam-type humidification element; a 4-ounce bottle of QuickStart 50/50 propylene glycol humidification fluid; and a 4-ounce bottle of Glacier Mist ultra-pure laboratory grade distilled water. QuickStart is pre-mixed and ready to use, and will maintain proper humidity levels within humidors. Glacier Mist is used to recharge the element. Since it’s extremely pure, it will not introduce chemicals or minerals to the humidification element, while its new advanced formula with algicide actually eliminates mold and bacteria. Suggested retail, $31.00.

FGT Enterprises, Inc., Tampa, Fla., Toll-free: (800) 783-3481, Tel: (813) 932-6350.

SMOKESHOP - October, 2006