Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Lampe Berger Fragrance Lamp
Friday, December 12, 2014
Siglo Fingerprint-ID Humidor
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Vintage Cigar Posters
Thursday, October 2, 2014
A Cigar Soldier Joins the Swiss Army
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Xikar X875: A Monster Cigar Cutter
- More from Cigar Toy
Xikar Havana Collection
Posted: August 15, 2007
Xikar's limited-edition Havana Collection Xi3 cutter celebrates the tradition of handcraftsmanship in cigars and cigar accessories.
The cutter is in the familiar patented Xi3 teardrop shape that has become something of an icon in the industry, but the handles on the Havana Collection pieces are what define them. Vibrant in color varieties that include yellow, red, blue and green, the handles are fashioned by an artist based in Paris out of French maple wood. He first hand-paints the wood, then uses tweezers to arrange actual cigar bands in patterns on it. The collage is reminiscent of motifs seen on Havana cigar box art. Following the detailing with paint and bands, the handles are sealed in several coats of clear varnish and polished.
The Havana Collection cutters are numbered and handsomely presented in a leather-upholstered box, which along with the Xi3 contains a protective stingray sheath shaped to fit the cutter. The entire package has a suggested retail price of $299.99.
For more information, go to www.xikar.com.
You must be logged in to post a comment.