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Re: What is my best bet for owning an inexpensive Tolkien Signature?

Subject: Re: What is my best bet for owning an inexpensive Tolkien Signature?
by Trotter on 2010/11/1 7:52:00

(3) If the seller won't provide a letter of provenance OR such a letter does not add up, avoid the item. Such a letter is all important to my mind. If it's eBay, check out the seller's feedback and ask the experts here about the item. OK, you will alert others here to the item. But I'd bet that "everyone" already is aware of it. It is, after all, eBay!


Beren as expected is correct here, you need a trustworthy independent source of provenance for the item not a COA from the seller, a letter of provenance only means something if it can be reliably and independently validated.