Man Buys 19-Foot Cigar for $185,000

by Nate Wooley | January 31, 2013 9:51 am

el gigante Man Buys 19 Foot Cigar for $185,000[1]An unnamed man has purchased a giant cigar in Miami for $185,000.

Nicknamed “El Gigante,” the cigar weighs 1.600 pounds, reports the Associated Press[2]. It’s made from more than 16,000 wrap leaves and comes with its own 900-pound shipping crate.

Juan Panesso, who owns a cigar shop, told the Tampa Tribune that the buyer got El Gigante at a discount. The buyer asked Panesso to locate the cigar. He says it was originally valued at $200,000.

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