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Oct./Nov.
1999

GIFTS & ACCESSORIES


Count the Days with Cigar Calendar 2000
Workman publishing has produced a Page-A-Day Cigar Calendar for cigar enthusiasts. Written by the editors of Smoke magazine, the calendar features reviews of more than 300 cigars compiled from Smoke's renowned cigar review - considered by many to be the best in the industry. The calendar also offers insightful wrapper chat, cigar lingo, and historical perspectives. Plus, new for 2000, is a free downloadable digital version of the Page-A-Day calendars that offers plenty of enhanced hi-tech features. Consumers can download Page-A-Day Digital from Workman's Web site (www.page-a-day.com) by entering a code printed inside each calendar. Page-A-Day Cigar Calendar 2000 suggested retail, $9.95. Workman Publishing, New York, NY, Tel.: (212) 254-5900, Fax: (212) 254-8098

A. Fuente Coffee adds Flavors, Accessories
Joining the single origin A. Fuente Estate Coffee is a new line of blended coffees from Smoke Rings, sold under the name A. Fuente Family Blend and roasted by White Coffee Corp. The coffees are a blend of beans from Yauco Selecto (the Puerto Rican producer of A. Fuente Estate Coffee), as well as the Dominican Republic and other South and Central American countries. Roasted to provide a full-bodied, smooth taste with no bitterness, the A. Fuente Family Blend will also be offered in decaffeinated, vanilla, and cinnamon hazelnut varieties. New accessory items include an 11-ounce coffee mug decorated with modified Flor Fina cigar box, and a two-cup French coffee press, the preferred brewing method of coffee aficionados. Smoke Rings, Pittsburgh, Penn, (800) 261-0160.

Zippo's Tribute to the Century
Paying homage to the 20th Century, Zippo has released "Our Century," a limited edition collectible lighter featuring the company's first use of a satin chrome finish. Each lighter is adorned with a three-dimensional pewter emblem depicting each year of the last century, highlighted by a star-burst of fireworks. Each lighter is packaged in an attractive full-color collector's tin. Suggested retail $29.95. Zippo Manufacturing, Bradford, Penn, Tel: (814) 368-2700.

Colibri Celebrates Millennium

With the approaching millennium just around the corner, Colibri of London is celebrating with the release of two millennium-based products, the Millennium Electro-Quartz lighter and Linden's coin clock. The Millennium lighter operates with battery, flint, or wick using a permanent quartz crystal as the energy source that never needs replacing. The coin clock is featured on rhodium-plated brass clock with swivel cover and stamped Roman chapter ring. Both products commemorate the United States Historical Society's millennium celebration emblem of the double eagle. Suggested retail: coin clock, $49.95; lighter, $29.95. Colibri Group, Providence, R.I. , (800) 556-7354.
Cigar Bag Available for Golfers
Burlingame Cigar & Golf has produced a new Cigar Bag that will hold and protect up to four cigars. The bag is similar to a miniature golf bag and comes with four plastic, lightweight tubes capable of holding cigars eight inches long with a 54 ring gauge. Each bag also includes a lighter, a two-finger cutter, and three tees. There are also two additional storage pouches for additional accessories. A clip enables the bag to be hung from any golf bag. The Cigar Bag is available in four colors: blue, red, black, and green. Suggested Retail $19.95. Burlingame Cigar & Golf, Burlingame, Calif., (650) 342-6635.


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