Asia Pacific Regional Edition Cuban Cigars
The Asia Pacific market is a large one that includes amongst others China and Australia. Therefore the demand means that the Regional Editions for the Asia Pacific market are produced in large quantities meaning that they are relitively easy to get old of a few years after their release.
Diplomáticos Bushido - Asia Pacific Regional Edition
The Diplomáticos Bushido was created by PCC to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the first Japanese citizen to visit Cuba. During the Keicho mission, samurai Hasekura Tsunenaga stopped in Cuba (then part of New Spain) on his way to the Vatican in Rome.
Translated from Japanese as ‘Way of the Warrior’, the Diplomáticos Bushido comes in boxes of twenty five and housed in intricate black lacquered boxes. A collectors item.
One of the scarcest regional editions in recent years. Due for release in 2014, limited boxes were made available to the Asia Pacific markets in early 2015. However, as of March 2016, the full allocation of the Diplomáticos Bushido has yet to been made public. As late as September 2015 it was alleged supplies were being boxed.
Pricing (on release - May 2015):
International $700 USD
338 Hong Kong dollars a box.
La Flor de Cano Grandiosos - Asia Pacific Regional Edition
The Grandiosos is the first La Flor de Cano Regional Edition to be released outside the United Kingdom. The Grandiosos was launched at the Cohiba Atmosphere in Hong Kong on the 12th September, 2013. Images from the event can be found on the Siglo Accessory Facebook Page.
The Grandiosos has the same dimensions as the Montecristo Edmundo, coming in at a ring gauge of 52, and the length of 135mm.
It's interesting to note, that the Grandiosos comes hot behind the heels of the 2012 Asia Pacific Regional Edition, the El Rey Del Mundo Aniversario, that was less than six months before the Grandiosos, in March 2013.
El Rey Del Mundo Aniversario - Asia Pacific Regional Edition
Released in the final week of March 2013, the El Rey del Mundo Aniversario is the 2012 Regional Edition Cigar for Asia Pacifico. The Aniversario is a Geniales, measuring in at 150mm in length with a 54 ring gauge, and comes in varnished boxes of twenty.
Quai d'Orsay Superiores - Asia Pacific Regional Edition
As of August 2014, Pacific Cigar Company have stated that they have ran out of stocks of the Superiores.