Rafael Gonzalez brand Created in the 1930’s this brand of Cuban cigars was the first to introduce the Lonsdale size named after the famous sporting Earl of boxing fame. When you buy a cigar from La casa de Cubano you are buying into over 50 years of trading experience. Everything we despatch is checked for quality. All our Havana cigar bear the EMS (English Market Selection) Stamp of excellence. This guarantees both provenance and quality.