I only know about the original Blivand version of the Pandante (pre expansion) box, but I can say for sure that box annoys me to no end. The glue holding the back of the box together just never did it's job. There has been an annoying flap hanging off in space the entire time I have owned the game minus about one week. Not like I stored it anywhere crazy either, always room temperature.
I like everything else about the box, but I am so annoyed by that flap hanging off in space that I am disappointed about the whole thing.
The magnets did OK for me, though.