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[Switzerland] Tip/Wag - Nazi Dairy Products, Tim Cook & Prostate Health Researchers

HITLER LABELS WERE ACCIDENTALLY PRINTED AS PART OF A SERIES OF COFFEE CREAM CONTAINERS BASED ON VINTAGE CIGAR LABELS. WHICH MEANS, AT ONE TIME,SOMEONE MADE HITLER CIGARS. EVIDENTLY FOR THE CIGAR SMOKER WHO JUST WANTED TO BE HATED THAT LITTLE BIT EXTRA.
Colbert Nation
added Nov 4, 2014 08:58
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[UK] Half-smoked cigar belonging to Britain's greatest engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel goes on show - alongside the case he used for his 40-A-DAY habit

One of the most ingenious and prolific engineers in history, Brunel oversaw the building of 25 railway lines, more than 100 bridges and three ships - and was rarely seen without a cigar between his lips.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 27, 2014 18:44
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[District of Columbia] PHOTOS: Closer Inspection: History in smoke

The contents within the walls of W. Curtis Draper’s downtown location (699 15th St. NW, 202-638-2555, wcurtisdraper .com) are as varied as the clientele. In addition to offering hard-to-find wares, the 125-year-old shop has glass shelves packed with decad
Washington Post
added Mar 7, 2013 15:04
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Traces of Lives, From Scores to Cigarettes / ‘Vienna’s Musical Giants’ Brings Artifacts to Carnegie Hall

he smoked cigars, probably dribbling ashes down his ample front. But here is Brahms’s cigarette-rolling machine and a cigarette of his own manufacture that he apparently never got around to smoking.
New York Times
added Mar 12, 2014 01:37
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Cuba cigar auction raises money for health system

An auction of luxury cigar humidors in Cuba fetched $1.1 million, which will go toward the public health system, the state news agency said Sunday. The sale came at an international cigar festival attended by celebrities such as American actor Danny Glo
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 6, 2013 12:04
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[UK] Sir Winston Churchill's chewed cigar up for auction

The cigar has been in a bag marked "soiled dressings disposal" since 1962 The chewed end of a cigar smoked by Sir Winston Churchill in a hospital bed is expected to fetch £1,000 at auction.
BBC Online
added Jun 5, 2015 07:20
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Cigar-store Indian is worth thousands

Is an old barber pole or carved cigar-store Indian worth as much as an oil painting of the same age? Some collectors today think so. One bidder paid $42,550 for a well-documented Indian maiden cigar store figure at a 2014 antiques auction.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 28, 2014 12:16
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[Turkey] Sultans’ tobacco pipes discovered

Ongoing archaeological excavations at Edirne Palace, one of the Ottoman palaces in the northwestern province of Edirne, have revealed meerschaum tobacco pipes, which date back to the 15th century and after. The pipes are estimated to have been used by th
Hurriyet (tr)
added Aug 23, 2013 00:07
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[New York] A Rich Feast of Folk Art at the New-York Historical Society

“The Folk Art Collection of Elie and Viola Nadelman,” a marvel of an exhibition that opens Friday at the New-York Historical Society. ... The displays range from several large cigar-store figures and a marvelous ship’s figurehead of a flirtatious woman
New York Times
added May 21, 2016 01:08
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[UK] Smoking job applicant accuses TV antiques expert of discrimination

“She stubbed [the cigarette] out on the floor and came in to inquire about the job vacancy. “I told her what it entailed and when I said we didn’t want a smoker, she accused me of discriminating against smokers, stormed out and slammed the door.”
Christian Davies Antiques (uk)
added Nov 5, 2012 11:36
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