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Rare 1966 The Saint Unopened Box Plus 120 Cards
Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $1,972.00
The early 1960s British spy craze that started with 007 James Bond sparked the creation of the television series "The Saint" in England, starring Roger Moore, whose character bore a strong resemblance to the famous Bond. In 1966 a bubble-gum card set devoted to this popular series was issued in England by Somportex. Presented is a very rare full 72-count unopened display box of this issue, plus an additional eight unopened packs, fifty wrappers, and 120 assorted cards. The box and the packs are in Ex-Mt condition. The cards are in Excellent condition overall. This is a very rare unopened box, one of only approximately five which surfaced many years ago. From the Macaluso Collection. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000. SOLD FOR $1,972.00
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