Tobacco Collectibles: Cigarette Lighters

Zippo lighter

Lighters are one part of the broad field of smoking or tobacco-related collectibles which include such items as pipes, cigar bands, cigar cutters, ashtrays, cigarette cases, packs, boxes and holders, match covers, advertising materials and more.  Given the current trend towards more stringent legislation on the tobacco industry, there would seem to be a lot … Read moreTobacco Collectibles: Cigarette Lighters

Rare Toy, Bank and Arcade Auction

The Contents of a Fire Fighting Museum, a Private Arcade Machines Collection and Nearly 150 Rare Toys and Banks will be Sold April 9-11, 2010 The three-day weekend event will be held in Ann Arbor, Mich., by Showtime Auction Services. (ANN ARBOR, Mich.) – Nearly 2,000 lots from several major collections in an array of … Read moreRare Toy, Bank and Arcade Auction

Rare Cigar Tip Cutter realizes $60,500

Showtime Auction Services held an auction last month at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds in Ann Arbor, Michigan on April 20-22, 2007: RARE COMBINATION CIGAR-TIP CUTTER / TRADE STIMULATOR BRINGS $60,500 AT SHOWTIME AUCTION’S SALE OF THE JIM CATE COLLECTION (Ann Arbor, Mich.) – An extremely rare cigar-tip cutter and trade stimulator sold for $60,500 … Read moreRare Cigar Tip Cutter realizes $60,500