Today we released details about a limited edition ‘Big Papi by David Ortiz’ humidor we’ve been working on – we think it’s pretty awesome, just like the Big Papi himself. Each humidor is filled with Big Papi by David Ortiz cigars, part of the remaining original production run from 2013. We wanted to memorialize the first batch of cigars David blended with us. So we built eight exquisite 100-count humidors to house the remaining 800 cigars. Oh, and each is adorned with David Ortiz’s autograph and clear-coated to protect the finish and the signature.
We worked with our good friends at Zanwill in Dominican Republic. They are makers of premium goods and they produce really great stuff. Since it’s is a high-end display piece we went with a high-end producer and they truly we spared no expense.
The quality of the humidor is impeccable. Composed of Spanish cedar and okoume wood, the humidor is painted bright white, embellished with branding, individually signed by Ortiz, then sealed and polished to a high luster piano-style finish.
“It looks like work of art. The quality honors Big Papi’s legacy; both will live on forever,” says Bob De Goede, Founder of Zanwill.
We presented David Ortiz with the first humidor in December 2016 during the closing ceremonies at The David Ortiz Celebrity Golf Classic in Punta Cana, DR. Then, an anonymous bidder won the second humidor during a silent auction at the golf tournament. The anonymous bidder paid more than $5,000.
“We only have six left!”
Jonas Santana, National Sales Manager for Artista
We want to do something fun with the humidors, so we’ve been working with retailers to give them away at their stores. We will give away one humidor at IPCPR in a random drawing. Fully loaded they have a retail of about $2,500, and such limited quantity, it is sure to be a must-have for IPCPR 2017.
If you’re looking for a humidor, sorry we can’t sell these ones to you but we can tell you which shops have won one; may you can ask them what they are going to do with it.