Cigar "PRESERVATION" method

Discussion in 'General Cigar Discussion' started by Amalgam, Mar 31, 2012.

  1. Amalgam

    Amalgam New Member

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    Hi there,

    I have this small corner in my house where I have my humidor, pipe rack, wine rack that we call the "vice Corner". I have a couple of Ideas to keep decorating my corner and two of them involves keeping cigars for decoration purposes. So, Can I treat a cigar that is not going to be in a humidor from getting destroyed or disintegrated. Just you know one is a long neck wine decanter that I have full with bottle corks and I want to finish it with a cigar inside the neck. The other one is to create this small frame with the three parts of a cigar open (wrapper, Binder and filler) Any ideas would be appreciated. Thank you so much.
     
  2. Pugman1943

    Pugman1943 Well-Known Member

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    Why not keep it outside the bottle but resting on the neck in a clear lucite block.
     
  3. Amalgam

    Amalgam New Member

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    Thank you Pugman that can be a possible solution. Nowadays they sale a lot of kits that make that job easy.
     
  4. grateful1

    grateful1 Oh My!

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  5. Amalgam

    Amalgam New Member

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    Hey grateful 1 what is Cello
     
  6. broblues

    broblues planning and plotting

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    Why not urethane? Seal it up and it should keep looking good for a long time.
     
  7. grateful1

    grateful1 Oh My!

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    Cellophane.

    Go into almost any old cigar shop and you'll usually see the old 'sample' boards mounted....and the cigars are in cellophane....really simple.
     
  8. ironpeddler

    ironpeddler Ye Old Newbie

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    ON or OFF?
     
  9. JHolmes763

    JHolmes763 Drinkin' the koolaid

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    You could also consider wooden replicas with real bands on them. Some can be painted to look half-smoked or whatever. One of the shops I visited had shadow boxes of "longest ash" cigars. They were actually wood, but you couldn't tell unless you got close. I only learned that they were wood by asking the owner after I read your post, btw.

    -John
     
  10. BSchmidt1981

    BSchmidt1981 New Member

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    Cool idea. I'm going to have to search for some pictures of this.
     
  11. CBoukal

    CBoukal Long time Newbie

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  12. Amalgam

    Amalgam New Member

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    OMG John thank you that is a great idea and CBoukal thanks for the link freaking interesting.
     

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