Headlines Tagged with Collectibles — 360 headlines found
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.
Oct 13, 2017 BBC Online
added Oct 14, 2017 16:10
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
Oct 12, 2017 AP - Associated Press
added Oct 14, 2017 08:13
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
Aug 20, 2017 Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Aug 21, 2017 00:30
quilts based on the collection of former Emma Creek Quilt Guild member Ethel Abrahams. Abrahams acquired quilts sewn with fabric novelties produced by tobacco companies. “This is the story of some of the most unusual fabrics used in American quilt making
Jun 28, 2017 Newton Kansan
added Aug 11, 2017 18:43
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.
Jul 13, 2017 New York Times
added Jul 14, 2017 03:17
Arnold Schwarzenegger starred as Mr. Freeze, securing the role at what might have been the peak of his career. Stogie Kenyatta, who played one of the villain's thugs, recalled, "Jon Bon Jovi came by and he brought Cuban cigars for Arnold."
Jun 21, 2017 Comicbook.com
added Jun 25, 2017 13:34
Artwork from a tobacco firm, some showing people smoking and children handing out cigarettes, has raised more than £20,000 at auction. The items were displayed as corporate art by Imperial Tobacco in Nottingham, but were never on public display.
Jun 7, 2017 BBC Online
added Jun 7, 2017 18:05
[California] 'Please applaud with hands only': Bizarre century-old posters encouraging etiquette in movie theaters were the first 'switch off your cell phone' warnings
California became the first state to introduce a smoking ban in 1995 - but in 1912 those whose attended a film screening were told to keep their cigarettes in their pockets
May 1, 2017 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 1, 2017 22:14
Wachter defended his initial valuation of “Maypole”...when he inspected it, the value of the work had been diminished by a dense film of dirt and grime that covered its surface as well as an extreme yellow discoloration, caused in part by years of exposur
Apr 24, 2017 New York Times
added Apr 24, 2017 23:09
Los Angeles artist Eric Yahnker. Collectively titled “Alternative Fiction,” the drawings include...a study of a white cat smoking a pipe, with the Magritte-inspired title, “This Is Not A Cat Smoking A Pipe.” The latter was one of two works that quickly so
Apr 21, 2017 New York Times
added Apr 21, 2017 19:26