Do You Mind if I Smoke? Smoking Accessories and Tobaccoania
I don’t wish to glamorize smoking, however I have to admit that antique and vintage smoking accessories and paraphernalia are incredibly popular with all sorts […]
Music Items, Coin-Op, Advertising, Toys and Gaming to lead Fontaine’s Auction
PITTSFIELD, Mass. – For folks looking to start or increase their collection of musical items, coin-op, advertising, toys, country store, banks, gaming and more will […]
Cigar Store Indians: The Original Tobacco Advertising Pitchmen
In the 1600s, ships traversed the Atlantic Ocean as businessmen in England looked to expand commerce and consumption of tobacco from America to Europe. The […]
Up in Smoke: From the Calabash to the Hookah, Collectible Tobacco Pipes Abound
Tobacco use has taken many forms over the last five hundred-plus years, from cigars to cigarettes, plugs and snuff. But none offer up as many […]
Advertising & Country Store Collectibles to pace Huge Showtime Auction
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – More than 2,400 lots from three major collections of country store, pedal cars, toys and firefighting memorabilia will be offered at […]
Collectible Automobilia Ashtray
“Automobilia” comes in many forms. Often, these objects are cross collectibles (i.e. ashtrays). One of the most interesting early ashtrays is the one pictured.
Don’t Smoke!…Collect Tobacciana
What a great area to collect in and it is hot! Whether it is pipes, tins, silks, baseball cards, signs or porcelain, there is something for everyone.