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December 1998
Volume 25
Number 6

GIFTS & ACCESSORIES

Fun and Informative Book for Cigar Lovers
Franklin Multimedia, Inc. presents "The Sensible Cigar Connoisseur," a humorous and informative guide for cigar enthusiasts, from the experienced smoker to the beginner. Written by Jeffrey M. Camarda, an author and financial planner, the book features the secrets of buying high-quality cigars at great values and explains how country, construction, color, size, and shape affect taste. "The Sensible Cigar Connoisseur" covers cigars and health, Internet resources, cigars for women, easy cigar repairs, and a thorough exploration of smoking etiquette. The book also contains a highly entertaining cigar "test" at the end to determine if you are a "Cigar Master." Endorsed by Lew Rothman, president and c.e.o of 800 JR-Cigar, Inc., "The Sensible Cigar Connoisseur" is a great read for all cigar lovers. Franklin Multimedia, Inc., Orange Park, FL, Tel: (800) 262-1083.

Hygro-Thermometer from Prometheus

California-based Prometheus International, Inc. introduces a new hygro-thermometer to its broad line of cigar accessories. The compact-size digital hygro-thermometer accurately measures the environment inside any humidor. The unit displays temperature and humidity simultaneously and is accurate between 1% and .1 degree. Temperature measure can be set for either Fahrenheit or Celsius with a slide-switch in the back of the unit. The unit features a maximum and minimum temperature and humidity memory function, with optional daily reset feature. Temperature and humidity can be measured continuously or the hygro-thermometer can be set to measure at a certain time each day with the unit's internal clock. Retail price, $35. Prometheus International, Inc., Bell, CA, Tel: (323) 881-7301.

Cigar Lighter from Colibri
The Quantum Tank lighter is the newest offering from The Colibri Group of Providence, Rhode Island. The Quantum Tank lighter is the first cigar lighter with a built-in retractable bullet cutter and replaceable stainless steel blade. The cutter automatically ejects the tobacco plug after the cut. The lighter is equipped with the unique SST burner system that produces a wind-resistant, pencil-thin flame. Available in silver, gold, and black rubber. Suggested retail price, $59.95. The Colibri Group, Providence, RI, Tel: (800) 556-7354.

Antique Cigar Art Playing Cards

Massachusetts-based On A Roll! Co., Inc. presents a unique playing card and poker set featuring a fascinating array of antique cigar art from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This Collector's Edition set contains two different poker decks depicting over 100 different images from old cigar boxes and tobacco art. From Native Americans to U.S. Presidents, Mark Twain to Charles Lindbergh, the full-color art is superb. The set also includes 100 poker chips and two pairs of dice, all packaged in a branded wooden box with a sliding, clear acrylic lid. The sets wholesale for $12.50; suggested retail price, $24.95. They are available in packs of six sets and with every order retailers will receive a free countertop display, while supplies last. On A Roll! Co., Inc., Wayland, MA, Tel: (877) 540-3400.
Clear the Air of Cigar Odors
Get rid of the odor of cigar smoke in any area without the use of candles, sprays, electronic filters, or ionizers. Non-Scents, distributed by Gary Scott International, Inc., is a non-toxic, odorless odor control product that provides clean, healthy, non-polluted air for your home, business, office, or car. It's environmentally friendly and easy-to-use, - just open the container and expose Non-Scents in the problem odor area. There's no spraying, rubbing, or vacuuming. Non-Scents does not mask or cover up odors. It effectively destroys and neutralizes them completely for months at a time. For serious problems, remove the contents from the container and place on the lid to allow maximum air circulation. Gary Scott International, Inc., Haverhill, MA, Tel: (800) 244-2771.

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