James Foster, CST
Premium Cigar AssociationAfter my previous article covering the regulatory affairs in the industry and the changes to International Premium Cigar &; Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) tradeshow, I thought a good follow up would be all the good news and great new products that are still hitting the market this year as a bit of a pick-me-up if you were feeling a bit down in the dumps. This post will be a bit picture heavy so strap in. Also, note a few of these pipes and brands I didn’t get a chance to talk with very much because the manufacturers are all doing business with the retailers so the press is always advised to leave them alone until they are not busy. Given that fact, I may not have as much information on all the pipes that you might expect, and in some cases, I may have only had 1-2 minutes to chat.

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James Foster

In my last lighter review and un-boxing, I spent some time comparing the Kiribi Pipe Lighter to the “im corona” Old Boy.  So now it’s time to take a look at the “original,” so to speak,  and take it for a spin.  But first, if you have learned anything from my articles, it’s that I like to dig into a subject a little bit deeper, so  lets talk a little about where this lighter came from.

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