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(as) rare as hens' teeth

Incredibly scarce or rare; extremely difficult or impossible to find. Support for the president is as rare as hens' teeth in this part of the country.
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If you haven't seen one of these striking newcomers on the roads yet, that is because they are as rare as hen's teeth, which helps to preserve their exclusivity, and also their second-hand values.