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Cigars have two dimensions

  • Diameter or Ring Gauge - a measurement divided into 64ths of an inch, a ring is equivalent to 1/64 of an inch in diameter

  • Length - measured in inches

For example a 5/50 robusto has a length of 5 inches and a ring gauge of 50 which equals 50/64 of an inch

There are two basic types of shape of cigar

  • Straight sided

  • Figurado (Shaped)

Cigars are either circular or square (box pressed)

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