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That’s a BIG Cigar!

Not only is it big, it’s expensive.  A cigar dealer in Florida sold a 19-foot long Gran Habano #5 El Gigante cigar for $185,000.  He found the El Gigante for an unidentified buyer who was looking for rare cigars for his private collection.  The cigar comes with its own 900-pound wooden carrying case.  It’s 19 feet long and 3 feet thick.  The 1,600 pound stogie has enough tobacco to make 25,000 average-sized cigars.

Why the hugeness?  A listener called this morning and suggested it was made by a man who had promised his wife he would smoke just one more cigar.