VINTAGE ALFRED DUNHILL POTTERY PIPE TOBACCO JAR UNIQUE
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Sold Date: 11/18/2007
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Alcohol & Smoking
VINTAGE ALFRED DUNHILL SMOKING PIPE TOBACCO JAR & LIDIMPORTANT - PLEASE NOTE - Insurance and my shipping fee is included in my shipping price on all breakable, fragile items. I estimate high on shipping and adjust costs on the invoice after the item(s) is packaged. I charge actual shipping plus $1.00 S/H fee. I do my best to offer more than one shipping method to my buyers when I can. Requesting an invoice before making payment might save you money in shipping fees. Please feel free to ask questions. DESCRIPTION: Up for your bidding consideration is this vintage and unique tobacco jar and lid by Alfred Dunhill. This jar measures about 6 1/2" tall with lid and the jar opening measures 4" across. This jar is made of pottery with a brown glaze (the brown is a little darker in person than in my picture). This is an orginial Alfred Dunhill piece and I assume was either a give away when you bought products from the company or orginially was sold with a bag of Dunhill tobacco. On the bottom it reads "dunhill" and the inside of the lid reads "alfred dunhill, absorbal-lid" I tried to reseach this piece and came up with very little, maybe it is a rare one. I don't know the exact age of this jar. This was my grandfather's tobacco jar for years but he had stopped smoking for at least 25 years before he passed away. I would guess this jar is from 1950's, but that is just a guess. Over the years I have used this jar as a drip jar, candy jar and in my bathroom to hold extra's. This tobacco jar can be used for just about anything, display, use, add to your collection or give as a gift. A BIT OF HISTORY ABOUT ALFRED DUNHILL THE MAN AND COMPANY: Alfred Dunhill is a British based brand and company that began in 1893. Alfred was obsessed with detail, franatical about quality and craftsmanship. His talent lay in creating exquisitely designed, sleek and ingenious accessories for the perfect gentleman such as: luxury leather goods, smoking accessories, timepieces, fragrances, clothing and more. Still in business today and still producing high quality items for the contemporary man. CONDITION : Great condition. T are 2 tiny spots around the rim on the top that I first thought were chips but after closer inspection I think it might be spots w the glaze was missed. This item could use a light cleaning (which you can see in my picture below) that I will leave up to the buyer. No cracks, crazing or other damage. Please make sure to check out my other auctions for depression glass, Fenton, Fostoria, figurines, vintage collectibles, kitchenware and unique items up for bid. Thank you for looking and good luck bidding. PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY-- WINNING BIDDER INFORMATION : Before making any payment, please request an invoice from me so I can provide you with the correct total balance. Winning bidders should CONTACT ME with 3 DAYS and PAYMENT should be RECEIVED within 10 DAYS unless arrangements have been made prior to auction close. Please note- all my items are sold AS IS only. IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS : Please feel free to use "Ask the Seller" option if you have any questions. I will try my best to answer your questions as quickly as possible, but can not promise an answer within 12 hours before auction close. SHIPPING AND INSURANCE INFORMATION : Winning bidder pays shipping and handling costs. Most items are shipped within 1-3 days after payment is received unless stated otherwide in my ad. I ship items Monday - Friday only. I am willing to combine shipping in most cases, but please ask first. I ship USPS Priority Mail unless stated otherwise in my ad. I do charge a $1.00 S/H fee to help cover the cost of my shipping supplies. I am not looking to get rich on shipping just cover my costs. I use bubble wrap and popcorn in most cases. Insurance is REQUIRED on on BREAKABLE items and recommended on all other items as I am not responsible for lost or damaged packages. Please note I only ship to the United States...
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