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New Tobacco Taxes in Effect?!?

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  • Started 2 years ago by samcoffeeman
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  1. samcoffeeman

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    Just came across this listing on eBay. Granted the tin is sealed and may be ancient but is it $4000 worth? Yikes. Only $500/oz!

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    What I find entertaining is that you also have to pay and additional $10 for shipping. You would think that spending $4000 for a tin of tobacco would qualify you for free shipping.

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    The problem with an ancient tin of that size is that it tends to go flat a week or so after opening in my experience. An equivalent amount in 2 oz tins? Yeah, it may very well be worth the money.
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    How old is that tin?

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    Old. 1960's probably. Maybe older.

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    I would hope anyone that owned such a tin would be smart enough to never open it.

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    I see a market in counterfeit cutter top tins.

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    I see a market in counterfeit cutter top tins.

    Yep. If this price is reached I can envision a bunch of, all of a sudden found, tins hitting the market.

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    Old blends going flat, yep, unfortunately this has been my experience. But that first bowl is excellent, but not for that price.

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    I just don't get it. There are far better things to spend that kind of money on.

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    Well, there probably are but unless you've smoked an old cutter top Dunhill....it's pretty darned good.
    Mike S.

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    They don't always go flat. My experience with cutter tops that are still soundly sealed was actually pretty good. That seller can come up with some very interesting stuff. I recently saw a picture of a glorious Charatan's cup and saucer Supreme that likely came from him.

    Posted 2 years ago #

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