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Renowned artist and blender of Selected Tobacco, Nelson Alfonso, has once again pushed the boundaries of creativity and craftsmanship with his latest creation—three stunning porcelain ashtrays, each uniquely designed to pay homage to the timeless beauty of the tobacco plant's flower. These luxurious ash trays are presented in designer boxes and are inspired by the rich history of the Byron Cigar line.

Nelson Alfonso, celebrated for his unmatched attention to detail and artistic flair, has designed these ashtrays as true works of art, combining form and function to create a truly unique and luxurious smoking experience.

Each porcelain ashtray in this exquisite collection boasts a design that captures the essence of the tobacco plant's flower in a way that is both elegant and visually striking. The intricate detailing and meticulous craftsmanship demonstrate Alfonso's commitment to creating pieces that transcend the ordinary, making them ideal for collectors and cigar enthusiasts alike.

One of the standout features of these ashtrays is their color scheme, which draws inspiration from the different centuries of the Byron Cigar line. The color choices are not only visually stunning but also serve as a nod to the rich history and heritage of the brand dating back to 1850. Each ashtray's colors are carefully selected to reflect the unique characteristics and flavors of the cigars from different centuries.

Nelson Alfonso's porcelain ashtrays are not only functional but also serve as conversation pieces and objets d'art, elevating the lines smoking experience to a new level of sophistication. These ashtrays are sure to become cherished heirlooms, passed down from generation to generation.

"We are thrilled to introduce these porcelain ashtrays by Nelson Alfonso," said Oliver Nivaud, Director of Operations for United Cigars. "These ashtrays embody the spirit of luxury and craftsmanship that Byron Cigars are known for. They are a true testament to Nelson Alfonso's talent and dedication to his craft."

These porcelain ashtrays are now available for purchase and can be found at select luxury retailers. With their limited availability and unique designs, they are expected to become highly sought-after collector's items. The Byron Collection will have an individual retail price of $250 per ashtray.

About Nelson Alfonso:

Nelson Alfonso is a master craftsman renowned for his exceptional attention to detail and artistic prowess. His creations have earned international acclaim, gracing the collections of discerning collectors and enthusiasts worldwide. With a passion for excellence and an unwavering commitment to craftsmanship, Nelson Alfonso continues to push the boundaries of what is possible in the world of luxury accessories.

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United Cigar began as a US based cigar store chain in 1901 growing to nearly 3,000 shops. United Cigar eventually became part of the corporation that bought Marvel Comics in 1968. The United Cigar chain repre sented the interests of the Consolidated Tobacco Company, the tobacco trust that controlled the American To bacco Company.

Today United Cigars distributes and manufactures premium cigars within the United States. Distribution agreements with Selected Tobacco (Atabey, Byron & Bandolero) as well as Jose Dominguez cigars. United Cigars has its own brands including the quick-selling bundle line Classic, La Gianna Havana, and our flagship brand United to name a few. United Cigar Series Unidas, a collaboration with respected manufactures, pro vides premium cigar retailers with Limited Release productions.

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