Balkan Sobranie #759 Full 7-ounce Tin From The 1980's - Pipe Stud For Sale
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NO LONGER PRODUCED! Here's what may be a bargain treat for the collector of very rare full and sealed pipe tobacco tins; it is a full SEVEN OUNCE tin of one of the world's most famous and no longer produced blends, Balkan Sobranie No. 759. The tin remains factory sealed but I hear more than the usual movement when I shake the tin. Upon examination, I believe that the seam on the side of the tin under the wrapper has been compromised. Additionally, there are some rust spots (superficial as far as I can tell but no guarantees) on the bottom of the tin. This will lower the collector value considerably, so this one may be a real bargain for someone.See the photos for more information regarding this very rare tin. The tin side notes the address as 65 Kingsway, London. That location was Gallaher's headquarter from 1974-1986. When Gallaher's took over the blending they produced just a small run of these larger, seven ounce tins and that is why they are so rare. We can easily determine that this tin was made sometime between 1980-1986 after Gallaher's acquisition of Sobranie.Itwill make a fine addition to any tin collection!
-- The value of the item is the collectible packaging, not the tobacco itself.
-- The value of the packaging is higher than the current retail price of the tobacco in the package.
-- While the package has never been opened, the tobacco inside is not for consumption.
-- The collectible packaging is not currently available in stores.
-- The buyer must be at least 18 years old. (As the seller, I'm responsible for making sure this rule is met.)
-- Both the buyer and the seller are following all applicable laws and shipping regulations for this transaction.
SHIPPING - USA & WORLDWIDE SHIPPING ADDRESSES: $5.95 USPS Priority Shipping will be added to the final total for shipping within the USA. I will ship this item worldwide only by USPS Priority International Medium Flat Rate Box.Insurance may be purchased at the winning buyer's expense.
PAYMENT TERMS -Payment from the winning buyer is expected and appreciated within 72 hours of the end of this sale. Thanks!
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