February Auction

Our February auction attracted bidders from across the globe numbering some 200 online at its peak. Almost 300 Lots were offered with a very high sale rate. Dunhill’s were again the star of the show as the market shows insatiable demand and record price trend continuing.

Davidoff prices looked soft considering the weakness of Sterling at this time. Regardless, all Davidoff Lots were sold. Perhaps C.Gars auctions have done such a good job sourcing sellers that bidder demand remains temporarily subdued despite the quality of the Davidoff stock in this sale being unparalleled.

Limited edition prices showed some declines particularly for Cohiba Siglo VI Gran Reserva and Sublimes which came as some surprise. Pre Embargo prices remained robust with substantial interest for quality Lots of all shapes and sizes..

Highlights of the sale included :Davidoff_175_5

Davidoff 4000 cabinet of 25 £2,250

Davidoff 5000 cabinet of 25 £3,000

Davidoff Chateau Yquem cabinet of 25 £3,010

Dunhill Malecon box of 25 £7,810

Dunhill Don Alfredo Seleccion no.51 -10 singles £1,710

Dunhill Cabinetta 5 singles £1,310

Dunhill Mojito box of 25 £59,10

Cohiba humidor made for the 170th anniversary of Partagas £15,740

H. Upmann Varieties Pre Embargo cabinet of 50 cigars £4,800

H. Upmann Upmann’s Sealed box of 10 cigars from 1905 – 1012 £2,610Cohiba_35_th_1

Hoyo de Monterrey Humidor Pre Embargo cabinet of 50 cigars £6,410

La Corona Pre Embargo cabinet of 50 cigars £3,610

Ramon Allones Coronas de Lujo Pre Embargo cabinet of 100 cigars £12,760

Cohiba 35th anniversary humidor £7,200

 

Total Sale revenue (including buyers and sellers premiums) was some £395,000

 

Our next Vintage cigar auction will be held on the 20th June. This sale will be held at The Bulgari Hotel and as with our Winter auction will be available for live online bidding as well. We are accepting Lots now: auctions@cgarsltd.co.uk

 

I’m looking forward to the gala dinner celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Cohiba brand and I can’t wait to try out the gob stopping 60 ring gauge Cohiba 50th anniversary cigars  full report and photos next week when I’m back.

 

Have a great weekend.

 

Peaceful puffing

 

Mitchell

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