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Antique snuff boxes, collection not to be sniffed at

February 22nd, 2007 · 19 Comments

by Christopher Proudlove¬© Tzar Michael of Russia was not impressed with the fashion. In 1634, he issued a degree to the effect that anyone caught engaging in the habit of taking snuff would get a strict warning to desist. Anyone caught a second time would have his nose cut off! The French King Louis XIV […]

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