Since 1928, Colibri has enjoyed the reputation of being one of the leading manufacturers of quality cigar lighters, cutters and other fine cigar accessories. Colibri continues to set the pace with innovative designs and the most technologically advanced cigar lighters available like the battery & flint-free Quantum series. From 'traditional' flame lighters to jet torch models to lighters that include cigar cutters. When you buy a Colibri, you get unsurpassed reliability - guaranteed.
I own two other cutters by Colibri, both of which feature excellent cutting functionality, combined with quality materials and good looks -- these are the Colibri double-bladed cutter with dark wood trim, and, the Colibri carbon fiber v-cutter, in silver tone.This s-cutter is a single-bladed guillotine-type cutter, which features one sliding blade and one fixed-blade. Both blades are curved, to minimize squeezing of the cigar during cutting, via blade pressure. Although the blades are very sharp and this cutter cuts cigars rather well, I deduct substantial points because of the disappointingly cheap materials used to make the cutter. The gold-colored trim is tacky and looks and feels cheap, but, even worse and, frankly, indefensible from a design standpoint is the black rubberized material out of which the middle part of the cutter is made. This material looks and feels even cheaper than the gold trim. I would have gladly paid more money for more elegant-looking materials, such as stainless steel, nickel or carbon fiber. Very disappointing, and, as a result, I cannot recommend this cutter. Colibri usually makes excellent-looking cutters, so, this cutter stands as an unfortunate exception to the rest of the product line.