World’s Largest Auction of Pre-Embargo Havanas

15 October 2010
The world’s largest auction of Pre-Embargo Havanas is set to take place in London on November 30.

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Mitchell Orchant, managing director of C.Gars Ltd (who are hosting the sale) said: “There will be almost 300 lots of much sought-after vintage Havanas in our third cigars auction, most of them still smokeable.”

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“We have already had huge interest from cigar aficionados in America, mainland Europe, India and China, especially in a rare part box of  23 El Talento Hemingway Pre-Embargo Havanas that is anticipated to fetch £1,200-£1,500.”

 

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Leading the way is a Fidel Castro Presidencia Humidor by Elie Bleu with a 300 cigar capacity. It contains 150 Presidencia Havanas vintage 2004 and features Castro’s signatures on the lid under the lacquer coat. It is expected to fetch £15,000-£18,000.

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Another highlights of the auction is a sealed box made for famous theatrical impresario Emile Littler which contains 25 Pre-Embargo H. Upmann Double Claro No.15s.

 

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Photos by Tillmann U. Pretscher

Source: cgarsltd.co.uk

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