AN odd-shaped Pringle which folds back on itself at one end has been put up for sale on eBay — priced at £650.
The incorrectly-formed snack is described as “extremely rare” on the listing.
The Original salted Pringle does not expire until January 2023 — but it does have a crack on the unusual extra flap which puts it in danger of snapping, which would render the crisp virtually worthless.
The optimistic seller reckons its originality due possibly to a manufacturing defect is worth the price tag.
But a 200g tube, which contains roughly 100 of the crisps, can be bought for around £2.50 at most shops.
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Anyone desperate to land the Pringle who cannot afford it now can get financing from £31 a month over two years. That would make the final cost £744 — £94 over the asking price.
The buyer must also pay £3.20 for delivery from Grantham, Lincs.
Pringles have long been a party and Christmas staple in the UK.
They were marketed with the slogan “Once You Pop, You Can’t Stop” due to their moreish nature.
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