tombac


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an alloy of copper and zinc (and sometimes arsenic) used to imitate gold in cheap jewelry and for gilding

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aluminum and tombac bullet is discussed on page 43 of CARTRIDGES FOR COLLECTORS, VOLUME I, which see.
If up to 8pc is zinc, the alloy produces a copper colour while between 8pc and 14pc it becomes a reddishgold, known as "Tombac" or "red brass".
The legislation put forward by the Amal Movement last week would see a state monopoly in the vein of the Regie Libanaise des Tabacs et Tombac control cannabis production and distribution for both medicinal and industrial purposes.
According to Zaatari, the government organization -- the Regie Libanaise des Tabacs et Tombacs (the Lebanese Authority for Tobacco and Tombac) -- violates the convention.
The Regie Libanaise des Tabacs et Tombacs, which was established in 1935, "manages the cultivation, manufacturing, distribution and sale of tobacco ...
Earlier, Prime Minister Hariri received the head of the General Confederation of Lebanese Workers Bechara Asmar at the head of a delegation representing independent institutions including Beirut Port, Electricite du Liban, National Social Security Fund, the Regie Libanaise des Tabacs et Tombacs, Ogero and the Litani River Authority.
Government-owned Regie Libanaise des Tabacs et Tombacs (RLT) attributed the drop directly to the withdrawal, with soldiers and low paid workers the main consumers of what was then -- and still is now at LBP 750 ($0.5) per pack -- the cheapest smokes on the market.
National institutions including Electricite du Liban, the National Social Security Fund, the Regie Libanaise des Tabacs et Tombacs, Ogero, the Litani River Authority and various water establishments completely closed down their operations as part of the strike.
9:00 The First National Conference dedicated to fighting Illicit Trade in Lebanon, organized by Regie Libanaise Des Tabacs Et Tombacs (RLTT), under the patronage of Minister of Finance Ali Hassan Khalil,at Pavillion Hall, Biel.