Tag Archives: Cigar

What's Selling on eBay: December 2018

What's Selling on eBay: December 2018

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $342 (16 bids, 6 bidders): Antique Vintage Celluloid Santa Flying Zeppelin Airship Christmas Aviation Ornament. The piece is about 5 1/4 inches long, 2 5/8 inches tall, and is marked “USA.” Item is complete, all original and in fine condition. (Photo courtesy of eBay seller pinehorse) DBA: A similar […]

Cigar Tip Cutters and Lighters of the Late 19th Century and Early 20th Century

Cigar Tip Cutters and Lighters of the Late 19th Century and Early 20th Century

By Michael Eckles Preparing to smoke a fine cigar can be a long and luxurious process that involves a series of steps and accessories to ensure it will smoke as intended. Two of the most important tools for the cigar aficionado, and for today’s collector, are the cigar cutter and lighter. From the end of […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Punch cigar store figure, $102,699, Showtime

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Punch cigar store figure, $102,699, Showtime

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Punch cigar store figure, $102,699, Showtime Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A 19th century Punch cigar store wood figure, 69 ½ inches tall and with a contemporary base, sold for $102,600 at an auction held Oct. 3-5 by Showtime Auction Services (based in Woodhaven, Mich.) in Ann […]