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[UK] Agatha Christie cigarette box available for nonquitters

once belonging to Agatha Christie, up for grabs at a Sotheby’s sale. The Christie case was given by the famed British novelist to saxophonist Bob Leeming as a present to express her gratitude.
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Jun 21, 2012 10:31
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[Philippines] Turning cigarette boxes into rosaries

Tempo (ph)
added Apr 7, 2012 00:00
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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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[UK] Previously unseen letter from a Titanic passenger in which he expressed his regret that his wife and daughter were not with him goes up for auction

Simonius-Blumer had been playing cards in the smoking room until 11pm. He was in his stateroom at the time of the collision 'Here in the smoking room you can feel the propellers working, while in my cabin it is as quiet as in my room at home.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 20, 2017 20:15
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[New York] Unnamed, Art Deco Steps Out With Plenty of Company in ‘The Jazz Age’

Bejeweled cigarette cases and holders remind us that women not only got the right to vote in the 1920s, they also began to smoke in public. Donald Deskey’s “Party Ashtray” is a lively pastel study for wallpaper strewn with lighted cigarettes that evokes
New York Times
added Apr 10, 2017 20:49
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[Minnesota] Antiques & Collectibles: Market heating up for cigar boxes, tobacco tins

Looking for steals and deals in the collectible world? There's a market for cigar boxes and tobacco tins. Good, saleable finds are storage items — not only cigar boxes and tobacco tins, but bank boxes, mailboxes, coffee tins and anything else used for s
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added May 1, 2016 20:22
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[UK, Vietnam] Wearing their hearts on their Zippos: The lighters engraved with the musings of lonely soldiers fighting in Vietman

* The 282 lighters were recently sold at auction for almost £22,000 * They were collected by American artist Bradford Edwards over a decade * He bought the lighters from shops in Ho Chi Minh city in the 1990s
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 30, 2013 11:13
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[Virginia] County awarded grant to survey historic tobacco barns

A state grant may help determine if hundreds of old tobacco barns in Pittsylvania County are historical treasures. The county recently received a $7,000 grant from the Virginia Department of Historic Resources to survey tobacco barns, many of which are
Brookneal (VA) Union Star
added Jan 3, 2013 21:21
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Treasures of an Heiress From a Personal Paradise

‘Doris Duke’s Shangri La’ at Museum of Arts and Design
New York Times
added Sep 8, 2012 15:34
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[North Carolina] Sexton: Reynolds auction offers look into lives

VIDEO: Items on Reynolds auction (Added: April 13, 2012)
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 24, 2012 00:00
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