President of Cuba Gerardo Machado's 1925 cigar box
Trapezoidal shape cigar humidor, made of blackened wood and cedar veneer. Marquetry of lemon wood tree. Above, the enblem of the Republic of Cuba with the inscription Al H. Sr. Presidente de la Republica. - Gral. Gerardo Machado.- 1925.
Cuban made, circa 1925.
H: 11 cm. L: 28 cm.
Gerardo Machado y Morales (Santa Clara, 1871 - Miami, Florida, 1939), cuban soldier and politician. He participated to the war of Independence from 1895 to 1898, reaching the grade of general of the rebel army. He was President from 1925 to 1933.