Headlines Tagged with Collectibles — 360 headlines found
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.
Nov 28, 2014 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 28, 2014 12:16
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.
Nov 3, 2014 Colbert Nation
added Nov 4, 2014 08:58
[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.
Aug 27, 2014 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 27, 2014 18:44
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
Jul 23, 2014 Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Jul 23, 2014 15:33
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.
Mar 12, 2014 New York Times
added Mar 12, 2014 01:37
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
Jan 29, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added Jan 29, 2014 13:57
[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
Nov 29, 2013 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 30, 2013 11:13
[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.
Nov 14, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Nov 14, 2013 21:09
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
Aug 23, 2013 Hurriyet (tr)
added Aug 23, 2013 00:07
Burdick was a simple-living bachelor from the Syracuse area who found distraction from his chronic arthritis in the collection and study of American cards and ephemera, including the baseball-theme trade cards produced by tobacco and candy companies.
Jul 12, 2013 New York Times
added Jul 12, 2013 16:33