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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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[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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Family finds seven rare 100-year-old Ty Cobb baseball cards worth more than $1MILLION in a crumpled paper bag in great-grandfather's dilapidated house

T206 is prized by collectors and also includes the Honus Wagner card, arguably the most famous sports card ever The Cobb cards feature a photo of the center fielder and say on the back 'TY COBB — KING OF THE SMOKING TOBACCO WORLD' in green ink
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 3, 2016 22:43
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Rare Ty Cobb tobacco-brand baseball cards found

Seven rare, identical Ty Cobb baseball cards more than a century old were found weeks ago inside a torn paper bag on the floor a house...also came printed with his name on the reverse side, above the phrase "King of the Smoking Tobacco World."
Reuters
added Mar 3, 2016 22:39
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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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New Databases Offer Insights Into the Lives of Escaped Slaves

New databases are enabling historians and descendants of slaves to piece together family trees and identify patterns in the lives of runaways...A portrait of Elisa Greenwell, a slave who escaped a Maryland tobacco plantation, was acquired by the National
New York Times
added Feb 18, 2016 22:17
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[UK] Cigarette packaging from 1940s found under carpet

Jo Vallom and Duncan Smith found six sheets of uncut packaging beneath 1949 newspapers while renovating their house - and have donated some to a museum. The thick paper was designed for boxes of Players Navy Cut, Rough Rider and Double Ace - all linked
BBC Online
added Feb 3, 2016 01:22
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Old Cigarette Card Prophecies of Future Were Sometimes Surprisingly Accurate

Between 1935 and 1938, Max Cigarettes released an illustrative set of 250 trading cards called “The Age of Power and Wonder,” artfully depicting the rapid developments in science and manufacturing of that time, and predicting future inventions and improv
Gizmodo
added Nov 16, 2015 20:37
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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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[North Carolina] The Trading Cards That Sold Tobacco

the Rubenstein Library’s new digital collection of advertising materials from W. Duke, Sons & Co. has trading cards of just about everyone else of note. The great boxer Jack Johnson is in the collection, as are Benjamin Franklin and Martha Washington. Th
Duke University News Service
added Nov 7, 2015 02:34
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