Fide lCastro SigningWhere else can you find rare and vintage Cigar boxes other than at an Auction House, especially when it is a special Trinidad Fundadores Cigar box, signed by Fidel Castro himself.

A wooden box, measuring 8.25 x 4.5 x 3, signed in blue ink pen, accompanied by a photo of Castro signing the box for Eva Haller. She said she was joking when she told Fidel Castro:

“if you sign the box, I will sell it and make lots of money…” and he did it!

The box signedThe auction will take place in Boston at RR Auction, on the 10th of January, 2018, at 19:00 ET. As per their website, “RR Auction is an auction house headquartered in Boston’s North End with a production office based in Amherst, New Hampshire.”

Since the beginning of the 802, the Trinidad Fundadores were considered a prestigious gift only given by Fidel Castro to foreign dignitaries, as they were exclusively produced for him. Below are the details of the Box:

  • Box size: 8.25 x 4.5 x 3,
  • 24 Cigars included,
  • The box still has the warranty seal: “Republica de Cuba”,
  • Each Cigar is stamped at the end with a mark: “Habanos SA, Hecho en Cuba, Totalmente a mano” (which is: Made in Cuba, Totally handmade)
  • The Box dated as: Feb.02

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