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[Colorado] What Lighters Looked Like When Smoking Was Fancy

From now through March, "Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century" — an exhibit chronicling the influence and style of the iconic jeweler from 1900 to 1975 — is on view at the Denver Art Museum. The one-time-only display, designed by Nathalie Crinière (who
New York Magazine
added Dec 4, 2014 20:58
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Cigar-store Indian is worth thousands

Is an old barber pole or carved cigar-store Indian worth as much as an oil painting of the same age? Some collectors today think so. One bidder paid $42,550 for a well-documented Indian maiden cigar store figure at a 2014 antiques auction.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 28, 2014 12:16
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[Switzerland] Tip/Wag - Nazi Dairy Products, Tim Cook & Prostate Health Researchers

HITLER LABELS WERE ACCIDENTALLY PRINTED AS PART OF A SERIES OF COFFEE CREAM CONTAINERS BASED ON VINTAGE CIGAR LABELS. WHICH MEANS, AT ONE TIME,SOMEONE MADE HITLER CIGARS. EVIDENTLY FOR THE CIGAR SMOKER WHO JUST WANTED TO BE HATED THAT LITTLE BIT EXTRA.
Colbert Nation
added Nov 4, 2014 08:58
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[UK] Half-smoked cigar belonging to Britain's greatest engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel goes on show - alongside the case he used for his 40-A-DAY habit

One of the most ingenious and prolific engineers in history, Brunel oversaw the building of 25 railway lines, more than 100 bridges and three ships - and was rarely seen without a cigar between his lips.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 27, 2014 18:44
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[Virginia] Tobacco exhibit expands

The Olde Dominion Agricultural Complex in Chatham has expanded its tobacco exhibit that it began offering for visitors last year. The free, ongoing exhibit lines the hall and alcoves in the complex at 19783 U.S. 29 and includes memorabilia from the former
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Jul 23, 2014 15:33
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Traces of Lives, From Scores to Cigarettes / ‘Vienna’s Musical Giants’ Brings Artifacts to Carnegie Hall

he smoked cigars, probably dribbling ashes down his ample front. But here is Brahms’s cigarette-rolling machine and a cigarette of his own manufacture that he apparently never got around to smoking.
New York Times
added Mar 12, 2014 01:37
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[Maryland, Virginia] Vestiges of earlier America, tobacco barns hold allure for preservationists

A Japanese tobacco company is launching a $100,000 pilot grant program this month through Preservation Virginia, a nonprofit group, to help restore tobacco barns. Preservation groups also are promoting private and local government restorations, such as t
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 29, 2014 13:57
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[UK, Vietnam] Wearing their hearts on their Zippos: The lighters engraved with the musings of lonely soldiers fighting in Vietman

* The 282 lighters were recently sold at auction for almost £22,000 * They were collected by American artist Bradford Edwards over a decade * He bought the lighters from shops in Ho Chi Minh city in the 1990s
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 30, 2013 11:13
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[Germany] NY court rules ancient gold tablet belongs to Berlin museum, not Holocaust survivor's heirs

Flamenbaum, an Auschwitz survivor, brought the tablet to the United States when he settled in New York. Family lore says he got it by trading cigarettes to a Russian soldier.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 14, 2013 21:09
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[Turkey] Sultans’ tobacco pipes discovered

Ongoing archaeological excavations at Edirne Palace, one of the Ottoman palaces in the northwestern province of Edirne, have revealed meerschaum tobacco pipes, which date back to the 15th century and after. The pipes are estimated to have been used by th
Hurriyet (tr)
added Aug 23, 2013 00:07
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