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DESIGN & INTERIORS 8 Elegant Ashtrays

Smoking may have gone the way of ‘Mad Men,’ but good design never quits. Photo Maria Sanchez, $211, yoox.com. Credit Mari Maeda and Yuji Oboshi Photo Baccarat, $750, barneys.com. Credit Mari Maeda and Yuji Oboshi Photo Fundamental.Berlin, $80, shop-te
New York Times
added Nov 22, 2017 05:22
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Half-smoked Winston Churchill cigar sold for $12,000

A cigar once smoked by former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill has sold for $12,000 (£9,000), according to the Boston-based RR Auction house. Churchill partially smoked the 4in (10cm) cigar at the Le Bourget Airport in Paris on 11 May 1947.
BBC Online
added Oct 14, 2017 16:10
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Winston Churchill's half-smoked cigar sells for more than £9,000

A cigar half-smoked by British Prime Minister Winston Churchill during a 1947 trip to Paris has sold for just over $12,000 (£9,000) during an online auction. Boston-based RR Auction says the 4-inch cigar was bought on Wednesday evening by a collector fro
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 14, 2017 08:13
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[Indiana] The snuff that stories are made of

The snuff ball I found in the Bindley Pharmacy at the Museum weighs a pound. The ornate label, which takes up about one third of the ball’s surface, tells us that it is ACCO SCOTCH & BAPPEE SNUFF, MANUFACTURED and Sold by American Snuff, Memphis, Tenn. O
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Aug 21, 2017 00:30
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[Kansas] Tobacco novelty quilts showed creativity

quilts based on the collection of former Emma Creek Quilt Guild member Ethel Abrahams. Abrahams acquired quilts sewn with fabric novelties produced by tobacco companies. “This is the story of some of the most unusual fabrics used in American quilt making
Newton Kansan
added Aug 11, 2017 18:43
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Atlantic Surf Clams: Edible, and Collectible

The Atlantic surf clam is notable for its salad-plate-size shell, which makes it a great beach souvenir....In the days when smoking wasn’t pure evil, the biggest shells were a ready source of ashtrays — almost no home was without one.
New York Times
added Jul 14, 2017 03:17
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Mr. Freeze's 'Batman & Robin' Cigars Were Actual Cubans From A Famous Musician

Arnold Schwarzenegger starred as Mr. Freeze, securing the role at what might have been the peak of his career. Stogie Kenyatta, who played one of the villain's thugs, recalled, "Jon Bon Jovi came by and he brought Cuban cigars for Arnold."
Comicbook.com
added Jun 25, 2017 13:34
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[UK] John Player 'tobacco' artwork sold at auction

Artwork from a tobacco firm, some showing people smoking and children handing out cigarettes, has raised more than £20,000 at auction. The items were displayed as corporate art by Imperial Tobacco in Nottingham, but were never on public display.
BBC Online
added Jun 7, 2017 18:05
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[California] 'Please applaud with hands only': Bizarre century-old posters encouraging etiquette in movie theaters were the first 'switch off your cell phone' warnings

California became the first state to introduce a smoking ban in 1995 - but in 1912 those whose attended a film screening were told to keep their cigarettes in their pockets
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 1, 2017 22:14
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Don’t Blame the Russians, Tax Judge Tells Sotheby’s Expert

Wachter defended his initial valuation of “Maypole”...when he inspected it, the value of the work had been diminished by a dense film of dirt and grime that covered its surface as well as an extreme yellow discoloration, caused in part by years of exposur
New York Times
added Apr 24, 2017 23:09
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