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The Antique Tobacco Pipe

The Antique Tobacco Pipe

Invention • Function • Art By Ben Rapaport To open, tobacco was native to the Americas as early as 6,000 B.C. The uninterrupted consumption of tobacco in a variety of forms in almost every corner of the civilized world for more than 400 years—the custom of pipe smoking is at least that old—spawned a plethora […]

Civil War Era Tobacco Pipe Highlights Machaan's May 12 Gallery Auction

Civil War Era Tobacco Pipe Highlights Machaan's May 12 Gallery Auction

Civil War collectors take note: a  gold mounted Civil War era Tobacco Pipe carved with scenes of Appomattox Surrender is a featured item at Michaan’s Gallery Auction May 12, 2018.  This  unique historical artifact has an estimated auction value of $1,500-$2,000. The auction will also feature decorative arts, Asian art, jewelry and fine art. The auction […]

What's Selling on eBay: June 2015

What's Selling on eBay: June 2015

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $2,300 (27 bids): Judaica, Antique Sterling Silver Russian Inkwell Inkwell decorated with a Russian coat of arms on the front and a Jewish Star of David on the back. Incredible crafted scorpion handles on both sides and a hinged pull top. The inkwell stands 2.5 inches in diameter, 3.5 […]