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January 1974

Jose Seijas Enters the Cigar Industry

2018-01-31T17:16:06+00:00

In 1974 Jose was hired to work for the engineering department in Tabacalera de Garcia. Little did he know that his first job was going to become his life’s passion. After four years he was offered a position as Administrative Assistant at La Compania Insular Tabacalera in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria...

Jose Seijas Enters the Cigar Industry 2018-01-31T17:16:06+00:00

September 1876

The Birth of La Matilde – 1876

2018-01-24T21:42:14+00:00

La Matilde was founded in 1876 in Santiago de Los Caballeros by Simeon Mencia. After Simeons death his children took over the operation, which was closed in 1910.

The Birth of La Matilde – 1876 2018-01-24T21:42:14+00:00