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#738453 Wed Nov 06 2019 08:52 PM
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Any idea of value of this tin? It is a sealed, but empty - with original top & bottom. It was sealed without any oil in it for display purposes. Would this make this more valuable than one that has been filled? Thanks for any input.

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Re: North Star Oil
GuidosTins #738460 Wed Nov 06 2019 11:32 PM
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Nice can.


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Re: North Star Oil
GuidosTins #738595 Fri Nov 08 2019 09:48 PM
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It is the very last of the North Star quarts used in the late 1950s to very early 1960s. See bottom row in photo. Yes it is a display quart since the top lid has no oil weight stamped on it. However I believe very few collectors would give you any more for it. Especially since empty quart cans be easily re-lidded these days even with blank lids. Also the number of collectors who only collect full cans are few so I personally wouldn't add a premium to a full can. Most collectors are buying the tin not the contents. I would say retail its worth $50 to $75. Cheers, Don.

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Re: North Star Oil
coopersplace #738626 Sat Nov 09 2019 01:58 PM
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Thanks for the info!


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