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[Asia, China] Chinese craftsman's dedication to snuff bottle painting

In the late 17th century, European merchants and envoys introduced the aromatic tobacco mixture to China known as snuff. Before entering China, snuff was typically stored in boxes. Chinese craftsmen created airtight bottles to protect against the local c
China Daily (cn)
added Mar 15, 2018 22:57
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Family that found 7 baseball cards worth millions finds 8th

"He just held on to these cards that were most likely given to him after buying a particular tobacco product." ... There are now 24 known copies of the card featuring the famed Detroit Tigers slugger that on the back reads, "Ty Cobb - King of the Smoking
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 14, 2018 17:28
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[North Carolina] Review: The Packhouse a Beautiful Nod to Carolina’s Tobacco Past

The décor is thoughtful, making The Packhouse more than just a trendy, history-based name. Baskets large enough to hold tobacco leaves hang from the ceiling, and the door handles are fashioned from aged farming tools. A private dining room is closed off
Charlotte (NC) Magazine
added Feb 20, 2018 00:14
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[Arizona] The 747 Had a Great Run. But Farewell Doesn’t Mean the End.

The desert climate makes county-owned Pinal Airpark, between Phoenix and Tucson, an ideal place to store airplanes long term, and about 120 aircraft are here...whole seating sections are preserved — filled ashtrays (dating back to at least 2000, when the
New York Times
added Jan 20, 2018 15:57
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[UK] Frozen in time: Workmen renovating the Queen’s apartments in Buckingham Palace uncover fascinating detritus from Victoria’s reign – including cigarette packs and a 130-year-old newspaper

Smoking in royal residences Queen Victoria was said to be staunchly anti-smoking, and banished anyone puffing away to cubbyholes. In May 2017, the palace rolled out a no-smoking policy at royal residences. The Duchess of Cornwall was said to have had a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 20, 2018 01:30
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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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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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