Headlines Tagged with Collectibles — 351 headlines found
Made by Evans & Co of London, this apparatus was used to revive people who were ‘apparently dead’, by making use of tobacco’s stimulant qualities. The bellows were used to blow tobacco smoke up the rectum (or into the lungs) … Tobacco enemas were popular
Oct 8, 2012 Boing Boing
added Oct 8, 2012 18:43
Nary a day goes by that I don’t see a hand surreptitiously flicking a cigarette butt from vehicle windows (especially pickup trucks, for some reason). I have to wonder if this butt-tossing is a passive/aggressive action in protest to $5 per pack cigarette
Sep 24, 2012 Joliet (IL) Herald News
added Sep 24, 2012 17:24
Denise Richards is "obsessed" with collecting vintage ashtrays, despite the fact she does not smoke.
Sep 19, 2012 MALExtra (uk)
added Sep 20, 2012 01:23
‘Doris Duke’s Shangri La’ at Museum of Arts and Design
Sep 7, 2012 New York Times
added Sep 8, 2012 15:34
A NEWLY discovered letter shows doctors knew of the health risks of smoking more than 200 years ago. William Adams, a medical student at Edinburgh University, described the dangers of tobacco in graphic detail in a letter to his father in 1799.
Aug 31, 2012 Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Sep 3, 2012 23:48
Doctors were aware of the dangers of smoking as early as the 18th century, a newly discovered letter from Edinburgh has shown.
Aug 30, 2012 The Scotsman (uk)
added Aug 30, 2012 12:19
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.
Jul 29, 2012 Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Jul 31, 2012 13:06
Top sports memorabilia dealers busted for fraud after 'altering world's most expensive baseball card'
Bill Mastro and Doug Allen - once the most influential figures in the multi-billion dollar collectibles industry - are accused of routinely defrauding customers, rigging auctions and inflating prices paid by unwitting bidders.
Jul 27, 2012 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 27, 2012 12:01
[Illinois] Bill Mastro and two partners indicted on fraud charges stemming from massive sports memorabilia scam, including altering famous Honus Wagner card
A federal grand jury in Chicago indicted sports memorabilia executives Bill Mastro and Doug Allen on fraud charges, alleging that the pair — once the most influential figures in the multi-billion dollar collectibles industry — routinely defrauded custome
Jul 26, 2012 New York Daily News
added Jul 27, 2012 12:05
Jun 25, 2012 Slate
added Aug 9, 2012 13:15