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Lorenzo
Posted 2/16/2011 3:57 PM (#143481)
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Hello everyone,
I smoked a cigar from the 90's to 2000. The name of the cigar was signet. They do not make them anymore. Does anyone know where some of these may still be lying around or sold?
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Posted 2/16/2011 4:06 PM (#143482 - in reply to #143481)
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Welcome to the site Lorenzo!

Did you try here?

http://www.cigars-for-less.com/showitem.cfm/Signet.html
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Posted 2/17/2011 7:01 AM (#143561 - in reply to #143481)
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Well aren't you just on the ball Bruce? 9 min and already got the answer.

Welcome to the site Lorenzo!

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Posted 2/17/2011 7:04 AM (#143564 - in reply to #143561)
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Posted 2/17/2011 7:23 AM (#143573 - in reply to #143561)
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87North - 2/17/2011 8:01 AM

Well aren't you just on the ball Bruce? 9 min and already got the answer.


Yeah, but it only took me 90 seconds to actually find it. Its called GOOGLE SEARCH.
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Posted 2/17/2011 7:28 AM (#143576 - in reply to #143573)
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87North - 2/17/2011 8:01 AM

Well aren't you just on the ball Bruce? 9 min and already got the answer.


Yeah, but it only took me 90 seconds to actually find it. Its called GOOGLE SEARCH.


Wow! Teach me your ways master of the mysterious GOOGLE SEARCH.


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Posted 2/17/2011 7:47 AM (#143584 - in reply to #143576)
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Posted 2/17/2011 7:54 AM (#143585 - in reply to #143481)
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Posted 2/17/2011 10:03 AM (#143608 - in reply to #143481)
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Posted 2/17/2011 10:22 AM (#143622 - in reply to #143481)
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Posted 2/17/2011 10:28 AM (#143627 - in reply to #143481)
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We have 4 entries under Signet, but no reviews.

Can you add a review or two? My experience with very old cigars is that they eventually stop getting better and start getting worse unless superbly stored.

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Posted 2/17/2011 10:29 AM (#143628 - in reply to #143481)
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Posted 2/17/2011 10:30 AM (#143629 - in reply to #143628)
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Posted 2/17/2011 10:32 AM (#143631 - in reply to #143481)
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Posted 2/17/2011 10:52 AM (#143635 - in reply to #143481)
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Posted 2/17/2011 1:30 PM (#143681 - in reply to #143481)
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Posted 2/17/2011 1:31 PM (#143682 - in reply to #143481)
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Hi Lorenzo and thanks for posting.
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Posted 2/20/2011 10:22 PM (#144391 - in reply to #143481)
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Hey Bruce,
I took your advice and tried cigars-for-less for the signet cigars. I was shocked to find the signet in their stock, so I rushed and ordered 2 boxes for next day shipping. When I got the boxes, I noticed they looked a little differennt but did not pay this much attention. When I went to the cigar club to enjoy my old favorite, I quickly realized that it was not! It was very different. The manager of the club and I did some research and discovered that the cigar box for my old favorite was labeled "Domincan" and dated 1999, and the recently purchased box was from 'Nicaragua" and dated 2003. It looks like I got what amounts to a different product. I'm certain you understand my disappointment

Can you or someone, recommend another site, store or dealer, where you can find older cigars?

Thanks,


Lorenzo
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Posted 2/20/2011 10:29 PM (#144392 - in reply to #144391)
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Lorenzo - 2/20/2011 8:22 PM Hey Bruce, I took your advice and tried cigars-for-less for the signet cigars. I was shocked to find the signet in their stock, so I rushed and ordered 2 boxes for next day shipping. When I got the boxes, I noticed they looked a little differennt but did not pay this much attention. When I went to the cigar club to enjoy my old favorite, I quickly realized that it was not! It was very different. The manager of the club and I did some research and discovered that the cigar box for my old favorite was labeled "Domincan" and dated 1999, and the recently purchased box was from 'Nicaragua" and dated 2003. It looks like I got what amounts to a different product. I'm certain you understand my disappointment Can you or someone, recommend another site, store or dealer, where you can find older cigars? Thanks, Lorenzo
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Posted 2/21/2011 12:59 AM (#144393 - in reply to #143481)
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From what I've been able to find via internet search, the Signet Royal Reserve (Dominican Republic) cigars were of limited availability. These may have been a special run of cigars during the 90's cigar boom.
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Posted 2/21/2011 3:42 AM (#144401 - in reply to #144391)
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Lorenzo - 2/20/2011 11:22 PM

Hey Bruce,
The manager of the club and I did some research and discovered that the cigar box for my old favorite was labeled "Domincan" and dated 1999, and the recently purchased box was from 'Nicaragua" and dated 2003. It looks like I got what amounts to a different product. I'm certain you understand my disappointment

Can you or someone, recommend another site, store or dealer, where you can find older cigars?

Thanks,
Lorenzo


Cigar brand names have always been recycled to "honor" old classics and to cash in on their fame. Your Signet was probably one of many going back over a century. If you do find anyone hoarding your cigar, be prepared to pay a lot for it. I have an old favorite too, the original Royal Jamaica before the Jamaican tobacco industry was wiped out by Hurricane Gilbert in 1988. The ones I've found have not aged well. There's an "impostor" Royal Jamaica made in the DR cashing in on the name now. It sucks.

Edited by ljlemer 2/21/2011 3:45 AM
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Posted 2/21/2011 6:40 AM (#144411 - in reply to #143481)
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Swing and a miss! That sux. Hope you find a secret stach somewhere.
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Posted 2/21/2011 6:55 AM (#144413 - in reply to #144391)
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Lorenzo - 2/20/2011 11:22 PM
Hey Bruce,
I took your advice and tried cigars-for-less for the signet cigars. I was shocked to find the signet in their stock, so I rushed and ordered 2 boxes for next day shipping. When I got the boxes, I noticed they looked a little differennt but did not pay this much attention. When I went to the cigar club to enjoy my old favorite, I quickly realized that it was not! It was very different. The manager of the club and I did some research and discovered that the cigar box for my old favorite was labeled "Domincan" and dated 1999, and the recently purchased box was from 'Nicaragua" and dated 2003. It looks like I got what amounts to a different product. I'm certain you understand my disappointment

Can you or someone, recommend another site, store or dealer, where you can find older cigars?

Thanks,
Lorenzo


Sorry to hear about your disappointment, Lorenzo. Your original post did not specify that you were looking for a blend from the Dominican Republic, and the Cigars-for-Less site clearly indicated that these were from Nicaragua. As Larry stated, many cigar brands that die are recycled by other companies buying the name, and sometimes they move the plant and/or change the tobacco due to labor costs, politics, weather, scarcity of particular leaves, etc. If its DR's that you like, maybe you should try a few other brands from there and see if any please your palate. Good luck!
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Posted 2/21/2011 8:11 AM (#144421 - in reply to #144413)
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Lorenzo - 2/20/2011 11:22 PM
Hey Bruce,
I took your advice and tried cigars-for-less for the signet cigars. I was shocked to find the signet in their stock, so I rushed and ordered 2 boxes for next day shipping. When I got the boxes, I noticed they looked a little differennt but did not pay this much attention. When I went to the cigar club to enjoy my old favorite, I quickly realized that it was not! It was very different. The manager of the club and I did some research and discovered that the cigar box for my old favorite was labeled "Domincan" and dated 1999, and the recently purchased box was from 'Nicaragua" and dated 2003. It looks like I got what amounts to a different product. I'm certain you understand my disappointment

Can you or someone, recommend another site, store or dealer, where you can find older cigars?

Thanks,
Lorenzo


Sorry to hear about your disappointment, Lorenzo. Your original post did not specify that you were looking for a blend from the Dominican Republic, and the Cigars-for-Less site clearly indicated that these were from Nicaragua. As Larry stated, many cigar brands that die are recycled by other companies buying the name, and sometimes they move the plant and/or change the tobacco due to labor costs, politics, weather, scarcity of particular leaves, etc. If its DR's that you like, maybe you should try a few other brands from there and see if any please your palate. Good luck!


Or maybe you should work a little harder to find what this guy is looking for Bruce. Get on that.
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Posted 2/21/2011 8:29 AM (#144426 - in reply to #144421)
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Lorenzo - 2/20/2011 11:22 PM
Hey Bruce,
I took your advice and tried cigars-for-less for the signet cigars. I was shocked to find the signet in their stock, so I rushed and ordered 2 boxes for next day shipping. When I got the boxes, I noticed they looked a little differennt but did not pay this much attention. When I went to the cigar club to enjoy my old favorite, I quickly realized that it was not! It was very different. The manager of the club and I did some research and discovered that the cigar box for my old favorite was labeled "Domincan" and dated 1999, and the recently purchased box was from 'Nicaragua" and dated 2003. It looks like I got what amounts to a different product. I'm certain you understand my disappointment

Can you or someone, recommend another site, store or dealer, where you can find older cigars?

Thanks,
Lorenzo


Sorry to hear about your disappointment, Lorenzo. Your original post did not specify that you were looking for a blend from the Dominican Republic, and the Cigars-for-Less site clearly indicated that these were from Nicaragua. As Larry stated, many cigar brands that die are recycled by other companies buying the name, and sometimes they move the plant and/or change the tobacco due to labor costs, politics, weather, scarcity of particular leaves, etc. If its DR's that you like, maybe you should try a few other brands from there and see if any please your palate. Good luck!


Or maybe you should work a little harder to find what this guy is looking for Bruce. Get on that.


You heard the Man Bruce... Hop to it!
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