When properly monitered in this heirloom quality cherry wood humidor, cigars will retain their freshness indefinitly. Cigars are natural products and require care and protection. Humidor measures 9 1/4" X 7 1/4" X 3 3/4" and holds approximately one dozen 'standard' size cigars. Varies with cigar length, width etc. Brass plate can be personalized with 2 lines of up to 20 characters each line.