A wooden humidor with two piece floor stand, designed by Milton Berle after the one he gifted to John F. Kennedy
Lot 3059W
A Milton Berle humidor with stand
Sold for US$ 1,187 inc. premium
Lot Details
A Milton Berle humidor with stand
Walnut and brass with a cedar lining and a two piece floor stand, with a brass plaque on the lid reading, "Good Health / Good Smoking-- / Milton Berle." Produced as part of a line of humidors Milton Berle created in the mid-1990s based on the humidor he gave to John F. Kennedy in 1961, which sold for over $500,000 in the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis estate auction. Together with a group of photographs and documents relating to the creation of the humidor line. Interestingly, on Cigar Aficionado's list of The Top 100 Cigar Smokers of the Twentieth Century, JFK came in and no. 2 and Berle at no. 6.
On stand: 27 x 16 x 40 in.
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