# Cigar Shapes & Sizes

From Cigar N00bs

## Cigar Shapes:

**Parejo (Churchills/Corona/Robustos/Toros):** The most common cigar shape, straight sides open foot and a round cap.

**Figurado:** A cigar with an irregular shape and pointed at one end, usually more difficult to make.

- Belicoso: The meaning of this shape has changed quite a bit over the years. It is currently known as a straight sided cigar with an open foot and a tapered head
- Torpedo: Tapered at both ends with a bulge in the middle. A Belicoso is sometimes called a Torpedo.
- Perfecto: Rounded head tapering toward the end with a closed foot. (this shape varies)
- Pyramid: Usually tapered from 44 at a rounded head head to 50 at the open foot.
- Culebra: 3 Panatella sized cigars braided together

As with sizes, shapes of cigars vary widely. The following are the most common shapes. While this chart can be used as a rule of thumb, many manufacturers name their cigars differently.

## Cigar Sizes:

Type | Typical Size | Size Range |
---|---|---|

Belicoso |
Length: 6” x Ring Gauge: 50 | Length: 6 ¾” – 7 ¾” x Ring Gauge 49 – 54 |

Churchill |
Length: 7 x Ring Gauge: 47 | Length: 6 ¾” – 7 7/8” x Ring Gauge: 46 – 48 |

Cigarillo |
Length: 4” x Ring Gauge: 26 | Length: 4” – 6” x Ring Gauge: 26 – 29 |

Corona |
Length: 5 ½” x Ring Gauge: 42 | Length: 5 ¼” – 5 ¾” x Ring Gauge: 40 – 44 |

Corona Extra |
Length: 5 ½” x Ring Gauge: 46 | 4 ½” x 5 ½” x Ring Gauge: 45 – 47 |

Double Corona |
Length: 7 ¾” x Ring Gauge: 49 | 6 ¾” – 7 ¾” x Ring Gauge: 49 – 54 |

Double Robusto |
Length: 5 x Ring Gauge: 60 | |

Giant Corona |
Length: 7 ½” x Ring Gauge: 44 | Length: 7 ½” x Ring Gauge:42 – 45 |

Gigante |
Length: 9 x Ring Gauge: 52 | |

Grand Corona |
Length: 6 ½” x Ring Gauge: 46 | Length: 5 5/8 – 6 5/8 x Ring Gauge: 45 – 47 |

Lancero / Long Panatela |
Length: 7 ½” x Ring Gauge: 38 | |

Long Corona |
Length: 6” x Ring Gauge: 42 | Length: 5 7/8” – 6 3/8” x Ring Gauge: 40 – 44 |

Long Panatela / Lancero |
Length: 7 ½” x Ring Gauge: 38 | Length: 7” – 7 ½” x Ring Gauge: 35 – 39 |

Lonsdale |
Length: 6 ½” x Ring Gauge: 42 | Length: 6 ½” – 7 1/4” x Ring Gauge: 40 – 44 |

Panatela |
Length: 6” x Ring Gauge: 38 | Length: 5 ½” – 6 7/8” x Ring Gauge: 35 - 39 |

Perfecto |
Length: 6 x Ring Gauge: 60 | |

Petit Belicoso |
Length: 5 x Ring Gauge: 50 | |

Petit Corona |
Length: 5” x Ring Gauge: 42 | Length: 4” – 5” x Ring Gauge: 40 – 44 |

Presidente |
Length: 8 ½” x Ring Gauge: 52 | |

Pyramid / Torpedo |
Length: 7” x Ring Gauge: 36 – 54 | |

Robusto |
Length: 5” x Ring Gauge: 50 | Length: 4 ½” – 5 ½” x Ring Gauge: 48 – 54 |

Rothschild |
Length: 4 ½ x Ring Gauge: 50 | |

Salomon |
Length: 5.8 x Ring Gauge: 56 | |

Short Panatela |
Length: 5” x Ring Gauge: 38 | Length: 4” – 5 3/8” x Ring Gauge: 35 – 39 |

Slim Panatela |
Length: 6” x Ring Gauge: 34 | Length: 5” – 6” x Ring Gauge: 30 – 34 |

Small Panatela |
Length: 5” x Ring Gauge: 33 | Length: 4” – 5” x Ring Gauge: 30 – 34 |

Toro |
Length: 6 x Ring Gauge: 50 | Length: 5 5/8” – 6 5/8” x Ring Gauge: 48 – 54 |

Torpedo / Pyramid |
Length: 6 ½” x Ring Gauge: 52 |