IPCPR 2011: Davidoff Group

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There are a lot of new faces at Davidoff, a lot. Some are formal additions like Matt Booth and Dylan Austin, who moved Room 101 and Camacho into the maze that was the winner of the large booth award at the show. Others were additions like Jim Young, the new North American President of Davidoff of Geneva, and Ron White, the newest ambassador of Zino Platinum. And then were the faces that had left: Danielle Hawthorne, former brand manager of Davidoff, who is no longer in the industry; and Michael Herklots, who left his position of General Manager of the New York Davidoff stores to join Nat Sherman. After the jump, a noticeable lack of faces and the rest of the pics from inside the maze.

AVO 787 Despite this confirmed report earlier in the year, it seems the 787 has been offered to retailers again, without the expected changes.

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AVO Heritage Short Torpedo
The one Davidoff release I didn’t see coming.

 

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Camacho Liberty Series 2011
The next release, details are here.

 

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Davidoff 100th Anniversary
Already on sale, or at least the Toro is in the Vegas Davidoff store, the Davidoff 100th Anniversary honors Zino Davidoff’s parents arrival to Switzerland, they opened up a tobacco shop a year later. (This is not to be confused with the 100th Anniversary Diademas Finas, made for Zino Davidoff’s 100th birthday. The Toro should be on sale shortly in the Davidoff of Geneva New York location, and in September the Robusto, which was featured at the Davidoff dinner, will be on sale. These will go to Davidoff appointed merchants, supply will be the question.

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Davidoff LE 2011 “White Edition”
It’s a 5 1/2 x 52 Belicoso Supremo, retailing at $19.00. Filler is San Vicente and Piloto, a Peruvian Corojo binder and Dominican Corojo wrapper. There are 8,000 boxes of 10 to be released starting in September.

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Griffin’s LE 2011
Details coming.

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Winston Churchill Lancaster
I’m not really sure if it’s a true IPCPR release, but the new 4 1/2 x 46 Belicosos are packaged four to a tin, not to be confused with the Spitfire (4 x 38) in tins of five. All signs point to some repackaging of the line.

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Accessories
Davidoff released the following Accessories:

  • Laquer Claret Ruthenium Set
  • Dome Series Humidor in Burl Thuya & Burl Amboyna
  • Grand Dome Humidor
  • Davidoff Signature Macassar Humidor
  • Davidoff Tiger Ashtray
  • Tiger Marquetry and Metal Humidor – Only ten of these were available, both sold out on Day One.

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As for the larger picture at Davidoff — the revolving personnel door at the top seems to still have plenty more spinning left, more to come. — el niño diablo.

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Charlie Minato
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