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Porcelain and glass jars are produced from time to time as limited editions as they were in 2000 when the Cohiba, Montecristo and Cuaba ceramic jars were produced to mark the new Millennium.These are usually available through Duty Free shops and La Casa del Habano network

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Ediciones Limitadas 

Limited Editions in the leading brands of Habanos have been produced since 2000. They are distinguished not so much by their boxes, but more by the exclusivity of the cigars contained in them of which only small quantities are made in sizes not normally found in the brands in question. …

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Regional Editions  

Regional Editions of Habanos are only distributed in certain parts of the world. Usually they are made in the less well-known of the 27 Habanos brands, which have particular associations with different countries.  While they are made from the standard tobaccos and blends for the brands in question with no …

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Round versus box-pressed Habanos 

All Habanos are round when they leave the Torcedor’s bench. However when they are placed in labelled boxes the cigars are pressed into a square shape because the box is deliberately made too small. Why? At first perhaps it was to prevent damage during shipping but, as with many aspects of the …

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Semi Boîte Nature or SBN (5, 10, 12, 24 or 25 habanos) The French name for this box confirms its Gallic origin. Some boxes are plain wood, others are varnished. The brand marks are hot-stamped into the wood. The cigars are always round.

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