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Tobacciana1016 of 1857Mom Cigarette Case Middleton Tobacco Leather Salesman's Sample Kit
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Posted 2 years ago

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Seen at an auction, most thought some sort of oil container or pipe. I'm guessing medicinal for either inhaling or lavage. It is about 8" tall.

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  1. mrmajestic1 mrmajestic1, 2 years ago
    Ok, I'll bite. Is it a portable hooka?
  2. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    lol a what mrmaj ?????????????
  3. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    I don't think it was a medical devive to elaborate . I am wondering how big it is ? How tall ?
  4. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    also a few different angles of photo would help :-)
  5. chinablue chinablue, 2 years ago
    mrmajestic1, I think you came pretty close. I'm going with antique metal opium pipe. Most likely Chinese. There is a similar one here:
    http://eastjava-antique.com/view_antiques.php?antiques_id=024M&images_name=024M_Chinese_Opium_Pipe.JPG
  6. nomula, 2 years ago
    Thanks everyone! So I guess I was sort of correct with the inhaling and medicinal hehe
  7. chinablue chinablue, 2 years ago
    And yes nomula, you were definitely in the ballpark and rounding 3rd! Sorry I didn't mention that in my original post. I love it!
  8. chinablue chinablue, 2 years ago
    And yes nomula, you were definitely in the ballpark and rounding 3rd! Sorry I didn't mention that in my original post. I love it!
  9. chinablue chinablue, 2 years ago
    how did THAT happen!?

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