Our first series, Fourth Prime, is the story of the number 7 and the significance it holds in our world. The size names of this compelling series reflect the fourth prime number. Fourth Prime contains a long-filler, medium-full bodied blend of some of the world’s most sought after tobaccos.
The triangle logo is a minimalist representation of the fourth prime number – seven. Seven lines that form the letter P when turned sideways.
Machu, from Machu Picchu, an ancient city from the Inca civilization located in Peru, is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It is a fitting testament to the story of human achievement throughout history that we want to recognize with one of our cigars.
Friday, one of the seven days of the week, was chosen because that’s the day when you need a cigar. Not want. Need.
P Versus NP, one of seven Millenium Prize Problems, is a major unsolved problem in computer science, asking whether every problem whose solution can be quickly verified by a computer can also be quickly solved by a computer. Solve it, win a million bucks. Or, smoke this cigar instead, our nod to the world of technology and the crucial part computers play in it.
Sapta, derived from the Indian cultural term Saptarisi, or Sapta Rishi, meaning “Seven Sages”, prominent religious ﬁgures that parallel the traditional Saints of mainstream religion. This size has a personal connection to Mitul Shah through his roots in Indian culture, religion and tradition.
Mersenne, referring to the 17th century French monk Marin Mersenne, a philosopher and mathematician responsible for making leaps in prime number research and was known as “the center of the world of science and mathematics during the ﬁrst half of the 1600s.” This size has a personal connection to Sean Kremenetski, who’s parents were mathematicians.
Mi, the traditional naming convention for one of the seven musical notes, E, is our nod to the impact music has played through history. Do-Re-Mi-Fa-Sol-La-Ti.
Doc, from tale of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, is the pompous, bumbling, stammering, self-proclaimed leader of the seven dwarfs. Our smallest vitola, it’s a reminder not to take ourselves too seriously and that there is value to humor in any story.