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Harlock999

Harlock999

Location : Los Angeles
Registration date : 2010-10-22

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Fight'n Hampsters

Fight'n Hampsters

Age : 41
Location : Kentucky
Registration date : 2011-07-28

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Love the new editions!
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George Kaplan

George Kaplan

Age : 49
Location : Kalamazoo, MI
Registration date : 2012-01-07

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PostSubject: Re: WANTED Pics of your old tobacco tins   WANTED Pics of your old tobacco tins - Page 2 EmptyThu Apr 26, 2012 12:40 pm

Harlock, I think they still make that, but they call it Istanbul now.
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Richard Hester
Author of "My Love My Pipe"
Richard Hester

Age : 52
Location : missouri
Registration date : 2009-08-12

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this tin has a date of 1893.
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MisterE
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MisterE

Location : Mexico City
Registration date : 2009-08-24

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George Kaplan wrote:
Harlock, I think they still make that, but they call it Istanbul now.


I believe it was tinned in in Ceylon at that time. Or was it Occupied Japan? Razz
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George Kaplan

George Kaplan

Age : 49
Location : Kalamazoo, MI
Registration date : 2012-01-07

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MisterE wrote:
George Kaplan wrote:
Harlock, I think they still make that, but they call it Istanbul now.


I believe it was tinned in in Ceylon at that time. Or was it Occupied Japan? Razz

Probably Siam, but if we keep this up I'll start calling my Rhodesians "Zimbabweans".
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George Kaplan

George Kaplan

Age : 49
Location : Kalamazoo, MI
Registration date : 2012-01-07

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Paid a whopping $1 for this last weekend.

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Tobacco was no extra charge. Very Happy

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monbla256

monbla256

Age : 73
Location : DFW Metroplex, Texas
Registration date : 2012-01-15

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So, how does it smoke ? Laughing
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George Kaplan

George Kaplan

Age : 49
Location : Kalamazoo, MI
Registration date : 2012-01-07

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monbla256 wrote:
So, how does it smoke ? Laughing

I'm not sure I want to try. I could attempt to re-hydrate it, but what if I really liked it? It's not like I can go buy some more at the same price. Razz
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Harlock999

Harlock999

Location : Los Angeles
Registration date : 2010-10-22

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George Kaplan wrote:
Harlock, I think they still make that, but they call it Istanbul now.

How did I miss this? lol!
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DrT999

DrT999

Age : 61
Location : Piedmont of North Carolina
Registration date : 2011-08-31

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Richard Hester wrote:
this tin has a date of 1893.
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A few characters in the Sherlock Holmes stories smoked that!
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Richard Hester
Author of "My Love My Pipe"
Richard Hester

Age : 52
Location : missouri
Registration date : 2009-08-12

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DrT999 wrote:
Richard Hester wrote:
this tin has a date of 1893.
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A few characters in the Sherlock Holmes stories smoked that!


DrT999 you sir are indeed correct also in the My Lady Nicotine which is a great read if you have not read it.
Best Regards
Richard
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TheSmokeamater

TheSmokeamater

Age : 53
Location : Freeport, New York
Registration date : 2012-05-26

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George Kaplan wrote:
monbla256 wrote:
So, how does it smoke ? Laughing

I'm not sure I want to try. I could attempt to re-hydrate it, but what if I really liked it? It's not like I can go buy some more at the same price. Razz
I would smoke it because a 150lb airconditioner could fall from a 7 storie bldg and kill me today. You may as well consume all the baccy you can. Allow yourself the widest range of expirience possible in life.
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George Kaplan

George Kaplan

Age : 49
Location : Kalamazoo, MI
Registration date : 2012-01-07

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TheSmokeamater wrote:
I would smoke it because a 150lb airconditioner could fall from a 7 storie bldg and kill me today. You may as well consume all the baccy you can. Allow yourself the widest range of expirience possible in life.

Well, I suppose that's one way of looking at it. Now that air conditioner season has finally arrived in Michigan, I guess it's about time I read Gravity's Rainbow, hit the needle, and hooked up with a tranny. Heck, 'Mater, you want some? The 'baccy, not the tranny; (s)he refuses to get in the mailbox. Seriously, if you want to try "a legendary mixture" of unknown vintage, I'll send you some. I've got a few other parcels from my cellar shipping out on Monday, I'll add yours to the pile.
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George Kaplan

George Kaplan

Age : 49
Location : Kalamazoo, MI
Registration date : 2012-01-07

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A couple more I've got knocking around...

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Fight'n Hampsters

Fight'n Hampsters

Age : 41
Location : Kentucky
Registration date : 2011-07-28

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George Kaplan wrote:
A couple more I've got knocking around...

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I like the Velvet pipe cleaner holder.
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George Kaplan

George Kaplan

Age : 49
Location : Kalamazoo, MI
Registration date : 2012-01-07

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Fight'n Hampsters wrote:
I like the Velvet pipe cleaner holder.
Those old flat tins are the perfect size for a 100-ct bag of pipe cleaners. I keep meaning to add some lead shot to the bottom of one to make it more stable.
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George Kaplan

George Kaplan

Age : 49
Location : Kalamazoo, MI
Registration date : 2012-01-07

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If I hadn't started collecting tins I may never have learned that Half and Half was originally a mixture of Lucky Strike burley and Bagley's Buckingham Bright Cut Plug. (Like in tha first pic I posted here)

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Plus it came in these neat little telescoping tins. In case you only wanted the "Half" of it. Razz

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gravel

gravel

Age : 45
Location : Oregon
Registration date : 2011-12-07

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Now that is an attractive tin made all the more attractive by an attractive pipe.
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George Kaplan

George Kaplan

Age : 49
Location : Kalamazoo, MI
Registration date : 2012-01-07

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gravel wrote:
Now that is an attractive tin made all the more attractive by an attractive pipe.

Damn Right! Razz
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Sean68

Sean68

Age : 51
Location : Berea, Kentucky
Registration date : 2012-06-21

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Gentlemen, this has been an incredibly interesting thread! Being new to pipes I was unaware of the wealth of history and culture that could be enjoyed through the collection of old tobacco tins. This would be a fun addition to the collection of the pipes themselves. I feel some antique shop visits coming when I return home...
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DrT999

DrT999

Age : 61
Location : Piedmont of North Carolina
Registration date : 2011-08-31

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George Kaplan wrote:
If I hadn't started collecting tins I may never have learned that Half and Half was originally a mixture of Lucky Strike burley and Bagley's Buckingham Bright Cut Plug. (Like in tha first pic I posted here)

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Huh . . . learn something new every day! Now you just have to find some Bagley's Very Happy
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George Kaplan

George Kaplan

Age : 49
Location : Kalamazoo, MI
Registration date : 2012-01-07

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Sean68 wrote:
...This would be a fun addition to the collection of the pipes themselves. I feel some antique shop visits coming when I return home...

Antique shops are usually your best bet for finding bargains on these, especially if you just want a few for decorating your man cave, rather than building a complete set of rarities. Any Bagley tins on ebay usually sell for $50-$150, but I don't think I've ever payed more than $5 for one of mine.
On a side note (with a short history lesson thrown in), some of you may know that my real name is, in fact, George K. Bagley. The Bagley Tobacco Company was founded in Detroit by a distant relation of mine, John J. Bagley, who later became a police commissioner, an alderman of Detroit, helped found the republican party, and served as Governor of Michigan from 1873 to 1877.
He began his career at age 15 as an apprentice with the Mayflower Tobacco Company in Detroit. 7 years later he bought them out and eventually turned his company into an industry leader. Surprisingly, Detroit was a major player in the tobacco business at the time. A lot of quality leaf actually came from the fields of southern Ontario, just across the river.
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George Kaplan

George Kaplan

Age : 49
Location : Kalamazoo, MI
Registration date : 2012-01-07

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Another random Bagley:

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number_seven

number_seven

Age : 53
Location : St. Louis Metro Area
Registration date : 2012-06-15

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George Kaplan wrote:
George Kaplan wrote:
Ten cents for a pocket tin?!! How dare they flay us with these prices! I'm sending a telegram to congress right now!

Before you know it, they'll be raising the price of petroleum distillate for my horseless carriage. Boy! fetch me my "yelling whiskey"!

My vote for quote of the year.

/"yelling whiskey"
/HAH!
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