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[Kansas] Kovel’s Antiques: 19th century tobacco jars sported quirky designs

Why would a tobacco jar from the 19th century be shaped like a lady in a long, full dress? Tobacco jars were made in many unexpected shapes, and there are many figural tobacco-jar collectors today.
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Jul 31, 2012 13:06
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Holy grail of baseball cards goes up for auction: Image of legendary shortstop which was withdrawn because he didn't want to endorse smoking is set to fetch $5million

And now a rare 1909 Honus Wagner card, which shows perhaps the greatest shortstop of all time, is expected to fetch up to $5million in an online auction. Only 50 of the cards were ever produced because the Pittsburgh Pirates player demanded that they we
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 27, 2016 02:16
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[Australia] Pub told it is allowed to KEEP its controversial vintage tobacco advertisements - days after the health department demanded they be taken down

Premier Colin Barnett called the health department's decision 'ridiculous' and said the pub can 'keep their decorations'. 'They are collectors pieces, they show an era gone by... it is not promoting smoking or selling cigarettes and if that's the way they
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 19, 2016 16:16
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Uncle Sam collectibles help us remember Veterans Day

Uncle Sam isn’t usually pictured smoking a pipe, but this advertising poster from about 1910 is praising a tobacco product. This 36- by 46-inch framed paper sign would be appraised today for about $3,500.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 8, 2015 14:02
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[Ohio] Smoking cabinets, 1928

Smoking cabinets, smoking stands, or “smokers” as they were called, were a big deal when this ad ran in the Nov. 16, 1928, Lancaster Daily Gazette. A smoker looked like an anonymous cabinet with a one drawer and one door below it. But the drawer was real
Lancaster (OH) Eagle-Gazette
added Jan 1, 2017 23:41
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Unusual tobacco cabinet presents puzzle

“Vernacular Tobacco Cabinet” was the name of this piece in a Nov. 2014 Garth’s auction. It doesn’t seem to be made by a skilled cabinetmaker. Although it looks like two pieces, the back construction shows that it was made to be one piece — a fitted cabin
Aberdeen (SD) American News
added Jan 4, 2015 10:26
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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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[UK] See the ingenious - and sometimes ridiculous - gadgets used by spies housed at the International Spy Museum

Smoking kills: This little pipe was a pistol used by the British Special Forces during World War II and could fire a a small projectile
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 2, 2017 17:05
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[UK] 'King of cigarette packs' collects 30,000 packets in 30 years and plans to open museum

The Mirror (uk)
added Aug 13, 2015 12:44
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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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