Daniel Marshall has announced a new Limited Edition FSG Tobacco Stake Humidor in Collaboration with Corona Cigar Co. Only 10 of these one-of-a-kind humidors will be sold. Each is hand-crafted using wood from antique tobacco stakes that have been in use for nearly half a century. The stakes were used to hang cigar tobacco in curing barns in Connecticut and more recently at Jeff Borysiewicz’s Florida Sun Grown (FSG) tobacco farm in Clermont, Florida. These stakes were used to hang leaves of some of the world’s best tobaccos, transforming freshly harvested green tobacco leaf into fragrant, golden brown cigar tobacco wrapper leaf.
Each humidor is numbered, and handmade in California by Daniel Marshall. Only 10 of these humidors were made and each is unique, with different variations of color tones and textures given the differences in the wooden stakes. The wood has taken on oils from the tobacco as well as the weather of Connecticut and Florida, marking history over the past 5 decades. Daniel Marshall personally selected each stake and decided the pattern that each of these historical humidors proudly display.
Over whisky and cigars in Las Vegas, Corona Cigar Co.’s Jeff Borysiewicz and Daniel Marshall came up with the idea to create “humidors with a story” from rare woods. Corona Cigar currently offers to collectors the “Balvenie Whisky Stave Humidors” that DM crafts with rare 50-year-old Port Cask staves that were used to finish age 21-year-old Balvenie Whisky. The staves come from the legendary Balvenie Distillery in Dufftown, Scotland where master coopers select the oldest most weathered barrels, complete with 50-year-old iron strap marks. Jeff had the idea to create “tobacco history” and sent to DM the tobacco stakes that he obtained from vintage tobacco barns in Connecticut. The 50 Year old Balvenie Whisky Stave Humidor on display at the Singapore Airport, Balveine Duty Free Shop.
Each limited edition humidor will include a box of Florida Sun Grown Cigars, a bottle of Eagle Rare Corona Single Barrel Kentucky Bourbon, FSG Ashtray, FSG Table top Lighter, FSG Cutter, Cigar Rest Corona Cigar Glencairn Whisky glasses, a ticket to the 2021 Barn Smoker as well as a signed, recently published hardbound book, called “38 YEARS.” This book pictorially chronicles Daniel Marshall’s story from a 19-year-old boat builder/sailor to building an international brand with a reputation for quality and trust. The humidors are sold exclusively from Corona Cigar Co. in Orlando and sell for $1900.