130th ANNIVERSARY ROMEO AND JULIETA BRAND
HUMIDOR 130th ANNIVERSARY OF ROMEO AND JULIETA BRAND
VII FESTIVAL DEL HABANO (Year 2005)
Auction: Lot nº2
Romeo and Julieta, one of the most prestigious Habanos brands, celebrates its 130th anniversary on the occasion of the VII Habano Festival.
The name of Romeo and Julieta as a Habano brand was created in 1875, and has its origin in the literary tragedy of the same name of the British writer William Shakespeare. It is a brand that was mainly created to make dream the smokers of all over the world. The brand reached international renown early the nineteenth century. Among the Habanos brands, Romeo and Julieta offers one of the most large range of vitolas, all of them totally hand made. Its balanced and aromatic blend results from the painstaking selection of the tobacco leaves from Vuelta Abajo region, the best tobacco zone in Cuba. Romeo and Julieta is a medium bodied classical Habano.
Humidor painted by the Cuban paintress Zaida del Rio.
Characteristics of this work of art
The magnitude of this Humidor is exposed in the unequalled beauty of the work of art of Zaida del Rio, one of the noted Cuban painters of the XX century, inspired by the history play and of the Habanos brand that celebrates its 130th anniversary.
Of unquestionable beauty, as all her works, this cabinet humidor is something else. It is an elegant and unique piece of furniture with cultural values recognized al/ over the world.
This Humidor contains 130 cigars from Romeo and Julieta brand, namely: 30 Churchills, 25 Exhibición No 4,25 Hermosos No 2,25 Exhibición No 2, and 25 Fabulosos No 6, the last three being special vitolas which are not found within the range of vitolas of the brand.
This work of art is signed by the Commander Fidel Castro the 25st February 2005.