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El Rey del Mundo

El Rey del Mundo



Brand Notes

Status
El Rey del Mundo is a current pre-revolution brand, established in 1882.

Generally
It is classified by Habanos SA as a Local brand, and has a minor market share.
The range comprises light to medium strength cigars using tobacco from the premium Vuelta Abajo region.
There is a non-Cuban brand with the same name.

Releases
Special Releases commenced in 1999 with the inclusion of El Rey del Mundo cigars in the Siglo XXI Humidor.

Standard Cigar Bands
Full band gallary

Standard Production Packaging

Typical El Rey del Mundo packaging
Choix Suprême
SLB50 - 2001 & B25 - 1998
Typical El Rey del Mundo packaging
Demi Tasse
B25 - 1996
Typical El Rey del Mundo packaging
Isabel
SLB50 - 1985 & B25 - 1985
Typical El Rey del Mundo packaging
Panetelas Largas
B25 & B25c - both c1980
Typical El Rey del Mundo packaging
Royal Series No.2
B25 - 1970s
Typical El Rey del Mundo packaging
Taínos
SLB25 - 1997
Typical El Rey del Mundo packaging
Très Petit Coronas
B25 - 1997

Current Production Cigars
El Rey del Mundo
Choix SuprêmeHermosos No.448 x 127 (5.0")Corona Extra
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:B25 - Standard bands A, B.
SLB50 - no bands until c2005, then standard band A.
Packaging:Dress Box of 25 cigars.
Slide Lid Box of 50 cigars (discontinued 2010).
Status:A pre-1960 release. Current.
El Rey del Mundo
Demi TasseEntreactos30 x 100 (3.9")Small Panetela
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:B25 - Standard bands A, B.
SLB25 - No bands.
Packaging:Dress Box of 25 cigars.
Slide Lid Box of 25 cigars (discontinued pre-2003).
Status:A pre-1960 release. Current.
Discontinued Production Cigars
El Rey del Mundo
Coronas de LuxeCoronas42 x 142 (5.6")Corona
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A.
Packaging:Dress Box of 25 cigars (discontinued 2006).
Slide Lid Box of 50 cigars (discontinued pre-2002).
Humidor of 100 cigars (discontinued pre-2000).
Status:A pre-1960 release. Discontinued 2006.
History:Available as a Tubo No.1 (B25at) until the 1980s.
El Rey del Mundo
ElegantesPanetelas Largas28 x 175 (6.9")Slim Panetela
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A.
Packaging:Dress Box of 25 cigars (discontinued 2002).
Slide Lid Box of 25 cigars (discontinued pre-2002).
Status:A pre-1960 release. Discontinued 2002.
El Rey del Mundo
EpicuresUnknown29 x 130 (5.1")Small Panetela
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A.
Packaging:Dress Box of 25 cigars.
Status:A pre-1960 release. Discontinued 1970s.
El Rey del Mundo
Gran CoronasCoronas Gordas46 x 143 (5.6")Grand Corona
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A.
Packaging:Slide Lid Box of 50 cigars.
Dress Box of 25 cigars.
Slide Lid Box of 25 cigars.
Status:A pre-1960 release. Discontinued 2002.
El Rey del Mundo
Grandes de EspañaDelicados38 x 192 (7.6")Long Panetela
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:B25, B50at - Standard Band A.  
SLB25 - No bands.
Packaging:Dress Box of 25 cigars (discontinued 2010).
Slide Lid Box of 25 cigars (discontinued pre-2002).
Dress Box of 50 cigars in aluminium tubes (discontinued pre-1997).
Status:A pre-1960 release. Discontinued 2010.
El Rey del Mundo
IsabelCarlotas35 x 143 (5.6")Panetela
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:SLBs - no bands
B25 - standard band A.
Packaging:Slide Lid Box of 50 cigars (discontinued 1985).
Dress Box of 25 cigars (discontinued 1985).
Slide Lid Box of 25 cigars (discontinued pre-1985).
Status:A pre-1960 release. Discontinued 1985.
El Rey del Mundo
LonsdalesCervantes42 x 165 (6.5")Lonsdale
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:SLBs - no bands
B25 - standard band A.
Packaging:Dress Box of 25 cigars (discontinued 2002).
Slide Lid Box of 25 cigars (discontinued pre-2002).
Status:A pre-1960 release. Discontinued 2002.
El Rey del Mundo
Lunch ClubFranciscanos40 x 116 (4.6")Petit Corona
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A.
Packaging:Dress Box of 25 cigars.
Status:A pre-1960 release. Discontinued 2009.
El Rey del Mundo
Panetelas LargasPanetelas Largas28 x 175 (6.9")Slim Panetela
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A.
Packaging:Dress Box of 10 cigars.
Dress Box of 25 cigars in cellophane.
Dress Box of 10 cigars in cellophane.
Dress Box of 25 cigars.
Slide Lid Box of 25 cigars.
Status:A pre-1960 release. Discontinued 1990s.
El Rey del Mundo
Petit CoronasMarevas42 x 129 (5.1")Petit Corona
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:B25s - Standard band A.  
SLBs - No bands.
Packaging:Dress Box of 25 cigars (discontinued 2012).
Slide Lid Box of 50 cigars (discontinued c2003).
Dress Box of 25 cigars in cellophane (discontinued pre-2000).
Humidor of 100 cigars (discontinued pre-2000).
Slide Lid Box of 25 cigars (discontinued pre-2000).
Status:A pre-1960 release. Discontinued 2012.
El Rey del Mundo
Petit LonsdalesMarevas42 x 129 (5.1")Petit Corona
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A.
Packaging:Dress Box of 25 cigars.
Slide Lid Box of 25 cigars.
Status:A pre-1960 release. Discontinued 2003.
History:Available as a Tubo No.2 (B25at) until the 1980s.
El Rey del Mundo
Royal Series No.2Unknown42 x 129 (5.1")Petit Corona
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A.
Packaging:Dress Box of 25 cigars.
Status:A pre-1960 release. Discontinued 1970s.
El Rey del Mundo
Royal Series No.3Unknown40 x 110 (4.3")Petit Corona
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A.
Packaging:Dress Box of 25 cigars.
Status:A pre-1960 release. Discontinued 1970s.
El Rey del Mundo
SeñoritasLaguito No.326 x 115 (4.5")Small Panetela
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A.
Packaging:Dress Box of 50 cigars.
Slide Lid Box of 25 cigars.
Status:A pre-1960 release. Discontinued 1980s.
El Rey del Mundo
TaínosJulieta No.247 x 178 (7.0")Churchill
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A.
Packaging:Slide Lid Box of 25 cigars (discontinued 2006).
Slide Lid Box of 50 cigars (discontinued pre-2000).
Semi Boite Nature Box of 50 cigars (discontinued pre-2000).
Status:A pre-1960 release. Discontinued 2006.
El Rey del Mundo
Très Petit CoronasMinutos42 x 110 (4.3")Petit Corona
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A.
Packaging:Dress Box of 25 cigars.
Status:A 1995 release. Discontinued 1999.
El Rey del Mundo
VariedadesChicos29 x 106 (4.2")Cigarillo
Cigars:Machine-made.
Bands:Standard band A.
Packaging:Dress Box of 25 cigars in cellophane.
Dress Box of 25 cigars.
Status:A pre-1960 release. Discontinued 1980s.
Special Releases
El Rey del Mundo
1999 - Siglo XXI Millennium Humidor Siglo XXI Millennium Humidor
Choix Suprême  (10)Hermosos No.448 x 127 (5.0")Corona Extra
Coronas de Luxe  (10)Coronas42 x 142 (5.6")Corona
Demi Tasse  (10)Entreactos30 x 100 (3.9")Small Panetela
Elegantes  (10)Panetelas Largas28 x 175 (6.9")Slim Panetela
Gran Coronas  (10)Coronas Gordas46 x 143 (5.6")Grand Corona
Grandes de España  (10)Delicados38 x 192 (7.6")Long Panetela
Lonsdales  (10)Cervantes42 x 165 (6.5")Lonsdale
Lunch Club  (10)Franciscanos40 x 116 (4.6")Petit Corona
Royal Series No.3  (10)Unknown40 x 110 (4.3")Petit Corona
Taínos  (10)Julieta No.247 x 178 (7.0")Churchill
El Rey del Mundo Choix Suprême Choix Suprême - a current production cigar

El Rey del Mundo Coronas de Luxe Coronas de Luxe - a current production cigar

El Rey del Mundo Demi Tasse Demi Tasse - a current production cigar

El Rey del Mundo Elegantes Elegantes - a current production cigar

El Rey del Mundo Gran Coronas Gran Coronas - a current production cigar

El Rey del Mundo Grandes de España Grandes de España - a current production cigar

El Rey del Mundo Lonsdales Lonsdales - a current production cigar

El Rey del Mundo Lunch Club Lunch Club - a current production cigar

El Rey del Mundo Royal Series No.3 Royal Series No.3 - a discontinued cigar

El Rey del Mundo Taínos Taínos - a current production cigar

El Rey del Mundo Taínos Siglo XXI Taínos

Siglo XXI Millennium Humidor
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard bands.
Packaging:Numbered Special Humidor of 2000 cigars comprising 20 brands (21 made).
Status:A 1999 release.
History:Free-standing electronic (temperature & humidity controlled) humidor made to commemorate the Millennium. It contains 20 brands and 2,000 cigars.
El Rey del Mundo
2004 - 120 Aniversario Humidor Commemorative Release
Pirámides  (25)Pirámides52 x 156 (6.1")Pyramid
Taínos  (25)Julieta No.247 x 178 (7.0")Churchill
El Rey del Mundo Pirámides Pirámides - a new cigar and size

El Rey del Mundo Taínos Taínos - an existing production cigar


120th Anniversary Humidor
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Humidors 001 to 120 - Standard band A.
Humidors 121 to 220 - Standard band A, with La Casa del Habano band.
Packaging:Numbered Humidor of 50 cigars (220 made).
Status:A 2004 release.  
History:Released (late) to commemorate the 120th Anniversary of this Brand.
Both humidor types contain Churchill size cigars, not Pacos (49 x 180) as listed in some websites.
El Rey del Mundo
2007 - Edición Regional Báltico Regional Edition Series
VikingosGorditos50 x 141 (5.6")Robusto Extra
El Rey del Mundo Vikingos Vikingos - a new special release size


Regional Edition Baltic
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band B, with Regional Edition band for Baltic (Báltico).
Packaging:Numbered Slide Lid Box of 25 cigars (408 made).
Status:A 2007 release.
El Rey del Mundo
2008 - Edición Regional Italia Regional Edition Series
TorpedosCampanas52 x 140 (5.5")Pyramid
El Rey del Mundo Torpedos Torpedos - a new special release size


Regional Edition Italy
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band B, with Regional Edition band for Italy (Italia).
Packaging:Numbered Slide Lid Box of 10 cigars (1,020 made).
Numbered Slide Lid Box of 50 cigars (276 made).
Status:A 2008 release.
History:Original release information referred to these cigars as "Especiales". The packaging refers to them as "Torpedos".
El Rey del Mundo
2009 - Edición Regional Báltico Regional Edition Series
BalthasarDobles50 x 155 (6.1")Robusto Extra
El Rey del Mundo Balthasar Balthasar - a new special release size


Regional Edition Baltic
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band B, with Regional Edition band for Baltic (Báltico).
Packaging:Numbered Semi Boite Nature Box of 10 cigars (1,200 made).
Status:A 2009 release.
El Rey del Mundo
2009 - Edición Regional Francia Regional Edition Series
Petit CompañiaPetit Pirámides50 x 127 (5.0")Petit Pyramid
El Rey del Mundo Petit Compañia Petit Compañia - a new special release size


Regional Edition France
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band B, with Regional Edition band for France (Francia).
Packaging:Numbered Dress Box of 10 cigars (8,000 made).
Status:A 2009 release.
El Rey del Mundo
2009 - Edición Regional Reino Unido Regional Edition Series
Choix de L´EpoquePetit Edmundo52 x 110 (4.3")Petit Robusto
El Rey del Mundo Choix de L´Epoque Choix de L´Epoque - a new special release size


Regional Edition United Kingdom
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band B, with Regional Edition band for United Kingdom (Reino Unido).
Packaging:Numbered Dress Box of 25 cigars (2,000 made).
Status:A 2009 release.
El Rey del Mundo
2010 - Edición Regional Suiza Regional Edition Series
Elegantes (2)Gorditos50 x 141 (5.6")Robusto Extra
El Rey del Mundo Elegantes (2) Elegantes (2) - an existing special release size


Regional Edition Switzerland
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band B, with Regional Edition band for Switzerland (Suiza).
Packaging:Numbered Slide Lid Box of 25 cigars (2,400 made).
Status:A 2010 release.
History:The original Elegantes was a Panetelas Largas vitola.
El Rey del Mundo
2011 - Edición Regional Países Bajos Regional Edition Series
NL No.1Mágicos52 x 115 (4.5")Petit Robusto
El Rey del Mundo NL No.1 NL No.1 - a new special release size


Regional Edition Netherlands
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band B, with Regional Edition band for Netherlands (Países Bajos).
Packaging:Numbered Slide Lid Box of 10 cigars (2,500 made).
Status:A 2011 release.
El Rey del Mundo
2012 - Edición Regional Asia Pacifico Regional Edition Series
Aniversario  (20)Geniales54 x 150 (5.9")Robusto Extra
El Rey del Mundo Aniversario Aniversario - a new special release size


Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band B, with Regional Edition band for Asia Pacific (Asia Pacifico).
Packaging:Numbered Varnished Boîte Nature Box of 20 cigars (4,000 made).
Status:A 2012 release.
El Rey del Mundo
2013 - Edición Regional Cuba Regional Edition Series
InfantesRobustos50 x 124 (4.9")Robusto
El Rey del Mundo Infantes Robusto - a new special release size


Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band B, with Regional Edition band for Cuba.
Packaging:Numbered Dress Box of 10 cigars (5,000 made).
Status:A 2013 release.
El Rey del Mundo
2015 - Edición Regional España Regional Edition Series
Petit RobustosPetit Robustos50 x 102 (4.0")Petit Robusto
El Rey del Mundo Petit Robustos Petit Robustos - a new special release size.

Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band B, with Regional Edition band for Spain (España).
Packaging:Numbered Dress Box of 10 cigars (7,500 made).
Status:A 2015 release.
History:Released late-2015.

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