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[Australia] Vintage cigarette lighters on trend for collectors

For sale next Tuesday through Shapiro Auctioneers in Sydney is an exclusive collection of vintage Alfred Dunhill lighters, predominantly from the 1920 to 1940 period.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 19, 2016 20:54
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Holy grail of baseball cards goes up for auction: Image of legendary shortstop which was withdrawn because he didn't want to endorse smoking is set to fetch $5million

And now a rare 1909 Honus Wagner card, which shows perhaps the greatest shortstop of all time, is expected to fetch up to $5million in an online auction. Only 50 of the cards were ever produced because the Pittsburgh Pirates player demanded that they we
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 27, 2016 02:16
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[New York] Century-old life hacks that are still going strong! Vintage cigarette cards offer smokers clever tips including how to extract a splinter and light a match in the wind

A set of cigarette cards held at the New York Public Library reveal that clever tips for improving domestic life have been doing the rounds for at least a century. The cardboard tips, which were standard in cigarette packets at the turn of the 20th cent
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 26, 2016 17:33
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[Zimbabwe] US$240m tobacco passes through auction floors

This year, the number of tobacco growers plunged by 22% from 92 430 last season to 71 728 after farmers failed to raise money for inputs due to poor prices. Production this year is projected to dwindle to 170 million kg from 199 million kg recorded last
Zimbabwe Independent (zw)
added May 27, 2016 22:23
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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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