Diplomáticos is a current post-revolution brand, established in 1966.
It is classified by Habanos SA as a Local brand, and has a minor market share.
The range comprises medium to full strength cigars, using tobacco from the premium Vuelta Abajo region.
In 1966 five cigars were introduced, identical in size to the Montecristo Nos.1 to 5.
In 1976 two further sizes were introduced, corresponding to the Montecristo Especial & Especial No.2.
Special releases commenced in 2012.
Diplomáticos cigars were originally packaged in Semi Boite Nature (SBN) boxes. Standard dress boxes were introduced c1975.
It was originally intended to be a cheaper version of the popular Montecristo brand.
|Standard Cigar Bands|
Full band gallary
Standard Band A
Not embossed1966 on -- Current
|Standard Production Packaging|
B25 - 1997
SBN25 - early 1970s
B25 - early-1980s
SBN25 - 1988