Tony Hyman of the National Cigar Museum first owned the instrument.
He sold it to cigar box museum owner Shane Speal, who sold much of his collection to Jehle.“There are lots of stories connected to each piece you’re going to see,” Jehle said of the collection.
Until late in 1993, it was generally believed that no artefacts or relics of any kind were found inside the Giza pyramids that might be contemporary with the construction of the monuments and, consequently, that no organic material, such as wood, human bones or textile fibres, was available to scientists that could be used for dating the pyramids by the Carbon 14 method .
We know of certain suspect artefacts found in the Giza pyramids that, had they survived, could have been used for Carbon 14 dating.
We have over 15,000 feedbacks on our Ebay store with an amazing 100% positive ratings, so you know you can shop here at our new online store with complete confidence.Whether you are picking out some great images for framing, just starting to collect labels, or want to add to your existing collection, you have definitely found the right place.We offer thousands of different fruit crate labels, vintage advertisements, cigar labels, seed collection packets, and more!The History of the Cigar Box Guitar From the Collection of William J. At least one of those shows a Union soldier playing a cigar box violin.The collection is comprised mostly of guitars dating back from the 1920s to present day.For example, it is reported by Abu Szalt, a medieval Arab chronicler from Spain, that when the Caliph Ma'amoun entered the Great Pyramid for the first time in the 9th century and made his way to sarcophagus in the King's Chamber, 'the lid was forced opened, but nothing was discovered excepting some bones completely decayed by time.'.