Steampunk 50 Count Humidor

50 Count Humidor

Steampunk 50 Count Humidor
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About This Item:
  • Lined in Kiln Dried Spanish Cedar
  • Sure Seal Technology Standard
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Description:

What are all those gears connected to? Is it a complicated opening mechanism that shoots jets of steam and smoke as the humidor comes to life all on its own? Is it a booby trap, to prevent people from stealing your most coveted sticks, that fires mini darts into interlopers? Does it play music from a bygone era when you open it?

Well, no. It doesnít do any of those things.

But that doesnít mean the Steampunk 50-Count Humidor isnít cool! These gears are more about style than anything else. The time of steam-powered machines and obscenely complicated mechanisms ended long ago, but the aesthetic lives on. In fact, we might argue that itís actually still gathering steam, eh?

Ouch. Horrible pun. No more of that. Please accept our sincere apologies.

Anyhow, the steampunk style is still growing, developing, and gathering new admirers even as we speak. Itís appearing everywhere, from video games, to movies, to . . . well, cigar shops, now. And hopefully a place of honor in your home, soon.

The Steampunk 50-Count Humidor has a striking exterior, with a finish made to evoke vintage reclaimed wood. The metalwork is iron and scratch-resistant. All of this adds up to a look that we think is pretty sweet, and would go well with your player piano, vintage still, or just in a space you think needs a little character.

Inside, the Steampunk 50-Count Humidor is made from solid pinewood, and features nice soft little felt bottoms for your stash. And thereís a divider to keep your lights separate from your darks. It also has a humidifier and hygrometer so that you can, you know, actually use it as a humidor? What a concept! Unlike many steampunk items that look the part but donít actually function, this beauty works well and looks good, too.

Dimensions: "10.4" x 8.75" x 4.4"
Features
  • Analog Hygrometer
  • Solid Wood Construction
  • Traditional Foam Humidifier
  • One Cedar Divider

12 Reasons To Buy From US

When it comes to buying humidors, there are many brands to choose from. The brand that we prefer is QI and here is why:

1. Diversity

We offer the most diverse selection of travel size, desktop and furniture grade humidor models currently in the market.

2. Genuine Spanish Cedar

We only use genuine Spanish Cedar to line the interior of our cigar boxes and humidors

3. Real Glass

We use real tempered glass in our humidors, not plastic or plexi-glass.

4. SureSeal Technology Standard

Our humidors are made using our registered Sure Seal® quality control process to insure best performance in holding humidity.

5. Standardization

We standardize most all of our models to include everything you'll need in a humidor to get up and running right out of the box.

6. Branding

A genuine QI humidor will have the QI logo stamped on the bottom felt lining..

7. Green

As of June 2009, we use MDF that is approved by the California Air Resources Board standards which is friendlier to our environment. (Green).

8. Industry Recognized Upgrades

We recommend the Hydra® Electronic Humidification System which was designed to specifically coordinate with our humidor line. The integrated HygroSet® technology sets it apart from competing brands.

9. Constantly Improving Packaging

We constantly work with freight carriers to improve our shipping cartons so that items can better retain their quality and value upon delivery.

10. Attention to the Smallest Detail

Professionally applied UPS sticker (a classic!)

11. Leader in the Cigar Industry

We have been chosen by some of the industry's premium brands to design and manufacture their cigar packaging due to our consistency of quality and value over cost. (i.e. Gurkha, Graycliff, Torano, Dunhill, Padilla, Los Blancos & 5 Vegas to name a few).

12. Freebies

Our premier humidor supplier co-sponsors contests and giveaway events with CheapHumidors.com which means more freebies for the masses.

How to Buy a Humidor: A 5 Point Guide

Humidors come in many styles. You can choose a humidor with trays, high gloss finish, with legs, etc. There are so many to choose from, that you need to know the basics to ensure you are getting a good quality box that will preservce your cigars for years to come.

1. Size

You want to start off with a humidor that is at least 50% larger than you think you will need because inevitably you will start to store more cigars. It is better to plan ahead. Remember you can put fewer cigars in a large humidor but you can't put more in a small one!

2. Seal

You want to make sure that when you close the lid of the humidor that it makes a nice whoose sound as it closes. If it puffs or whooshed when it closes, you are golden. when purchasing online, and you can't actually see or touch the humidor, it is important to ask the proprieter if their humidors whoosh when they close. I am sure you know where I am going with this. All of the humidors we offer close with a nice whoosh. Keep in mind that humidors with glass tops and heavy wood are not going to whoosh. That doesn't mean they are bad, the lids are just too heavy to displace the whoosh of air.

3. Liner

Quality cigar humidors have a Spanish Cedar lining. It's chosen because it can handle the humidity required without warping. Anything else inside a humidor is silly. You want the cedar to be kiln dried, which means they literally dry it out to remove all the sap. This prevents a icky mess on all your cigars. Insert whatever Clinton joke you want to here. But seriously, Spanish Cedar is where it is at. The indians used to use it to build boats because it is water friendly. The cedar should also be non-aromatic. This isn't the cedar you put in a gerbil cage or a closet. This is a different cedar. It doesn't smell.

4. Style

Make sure that your choice of humidor complements your own personal style. There really isn't too much to say here. If you don't like it on the desk or whever you are going to put it, it doesn't really matter how well it works. I mean, if a world famous chef made you spaghetti and colored it blue you probably wouldn't eat it. So why would you want an ugly ass humidor sitting on your desktop?

5. Quality

Ensure that the humidor is good quality. If the lid warps, or the hinges fail, the seal will be broken. Then, all you'll have is a nice-looking storage box. Always remember, "Quality is remembered long after price is forgotten." That being said, price doesn't dictate quality at all. I have seen humidors costing thousands of dollars made poorer than the inexpensive boxes I sell. In fact, December 2003, Cigar Afficionado Magazine reviewed 10 or so humidors. Most of them were boxes costing thousands, yes, thousands of dollars. They also reviewed one of mine which sells for $199. My humidor got a B-, and a humidor costing over 5 times more money got a C-. So price isn't the determining factor. Make sure the hinges are good, the joinery it good, and above all, make sure it has a nice warranty or guarantee.

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Whether you have a question, a problem or just want to talk cigars, please feel free to contact us!