Rafael Gonzalez is a traditional Habanos brand that has existed since the 1930s.
First of all, a format of this brand was famous: the Lonsdale. 165 mm in length and 16.67 mm in circumference (42 gauge), it's actually a Cervante in format, but much better known by its retail name Lonsdale. It was the first to be called Lonsdale, after Lord Lonsdale, the sporting count from England, a famous cigar lover of that time. Nowadays some other Habanos brands use this format name. Unfortunately, however, this "Lonsdale" is no longer produced ...