The subject is cuspidors, a fancy-sounding ... information are much sought-after collectibles in today’s antique marketplace, as well as ashtrays, pipes, lighters and humidors. There is even a term, tobacciana, used to describe these items.
Mantiques: A Manly Guide to Cool Stuff now available
As Benny tells his guests when they step into his 1,000 square-foot apartment packed with oddities and tobacciana ... guide to the world of antiques and collectibles sought out by a new breed of men eager to fill their homes with the funky, the unique ...
The market is hot for fine smoking collectibles
Smoking collectibles including items connected to cigars are very collectible. The smoking-related genre is called tobacciana. From the Civil War until the rise of the cigarette after WW I, cigars were a gentleman’s (and sometimes a lady’s) pleasure.
A Historic Sale Of 'Tobacciana'
In the 175-page catalogue, Hyman explains the categories of smoking collectibles, from caddy labels to X-rated pipes (nudes in explicit poses), so that the catalogue can be used as a handbook for popular tobacciana. Caddy labels are brightly colored ...