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Reed and Barton Humidor.

n 1824, Isaac Babbitt created a new metal alloy while experimenting in his shop in Taunton, Massachusetts. He called his discovery "Britannia metal". From it, he and a few friends fashioned pewter ware of a higher quality than ever possible before. Babbitt hired a group of talented craftsmen, and among them were Henry G. Reed and Charles E. Barton. These two artisans quickly proved their worth to the company and boldly offered to take the reins when Babbitt encountered financial difficulties. Soon they were manufacturing wares which carried the name Reed & Barton.

This fledgling company's goods reflected the uncompromising standards of excellence of the two founding fathers: At first in rich, heavy silverplate, and later, after the fabulous silver discoveries in the American west of the 1870s and 80s, in Sterling Silver. And later, in all-hardwood silver and jewelry chests as well as humidors and pen chests. Each exquisite humidor is born from a heritage that spans more than a century of quality woodworking craftsmanship. Only the highest quality lumber is used, kiln dried to 6% moisture content to prevent warping or cracking. It takes more than 65 individual operations to create these masterpieces.

T he Reed & Barton line of Humidors was developed by cigar aficionados, to assure the freshness of each cigar within. The lining of each chest is constructed of Spanish cedar, which gives the humidor a distinctive aromatic character, sure to enhance the flavor bouquet of any cigar.


The Reed and Barton Humidor
Holds up to 40 cigars. (Dimensions: 12" x 8" x 3").

The Reed and Barton Humidor.
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