While some humidors are lined with mahogany, the most popular wood for the interior of humidors is Spanish cedar because it holds more moisture than most woods and is not given to warping in high humidity.This salmon-red, tight-grained wood, which is not actually cedar but a member of the mahogany family, also repels tobacco beetles, which are the size of pinheads, eat tobacco, and lay eggs in cigars.He sold the patent for ,000 and retained the right to use it himself. He actually started in New York City, where he grew up and went to school.Within a couple of years, he moved Art Metal Works to Newark, New Jersey, and that’s where it remained until the 1960s.
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Spanish cedar can also infuse the cigars it surrounds with a pleasant spicy scent, which is why some cigars are sold in Spanish-cedar sheets.
However, Spanish cedar dents easily and is not ideal for a beautiful veneer or marquetry, which is why humidors are generally built with a hard wood like cherry on the exterior.
There are literally hundreds of thousands of different designs of Zippo out there and you are unlikely to get one of each!!
In my case I collect Railway Zippos, Marlboro Zippos and anything else that I see and take a fancy to!