It may well have been removed at one time and the ties don't look machine twisted. The box has tape residue and rubbing to the edges.The item "Vintage Star Wars 12Stormtrooper figure 1978 Denys Fisher boxed original rare" is in sale since Friday, December 01, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectables\Science Fiction Collectables\Star Wars Collectables\Star Wars (1977)". The seller is "froths" and is located in Basingstoke. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Russian federation, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Chile.