Thanks everybody, for the cutter and cigar recommendations.
I ended up going to Thomas Hinds today and bought a punch cutter and a new cigar for my husband to try.
The cutter is a no-name one, a bullet-shaped keychain one and the nicest they had there, save for Dunhill (not going to happen, today!) We have guillotine cutters, but my husband wanted to try a punch cutter.
It has the little spring mechanism to eject the plug.
I noted everyone's cigar… Continue