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Re: The Wonders of eBay
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It refers to Royd Tolkien, great grandson of J.R.R.

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1596668/bio

Posted on: 2011/1/13 9:53


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Posted on: 2011/1/13 8:57

Edited by Urulk on 2011/1/24 13:12:10


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For those interested, Trotter's collector profile has been posted on Pieter's site.

Very nice collection, Trotter.

http://www.tolkienlibrary.com/collecting/collectors/Trotter.htm

Posted on: 2011/1/13 8:13


Re: A real Tolkien´s letter?
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It has even more of a resemblance to this fake item from cavorite51

http://cgi.ebay.com/Personal-Letter-J ... tible&hash=item2eb24eb41c

as it is the same letter.

I have sent an email in spanish translated by Google informing them of the problem with the letter.

Thanks for finding this criatura. If you could contact them as well that would be useful.

Regards

Andrew

EDIT

I have just noticed that it is not the same letter as the cavorite51 (original fake below), this looks like a second go at faking the letter, as it does not have so many mistakes (though Oxford is spelled incorrectly) and it has been distressed more than the first letter. The date has also been removed from the second fake.

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Posted on: 2011/1/13 7:55

Edited by Trotter on 2011/1/13 8:46:34
Edited by Trotter on 2011/1/13 13:27:32
Edited by Trotter on 2011/1/17 0:44:38
Edited by Trotter on 2011/1/17 0:45:32
Edited by Trotter on 2011/1/17 1:12:01


Re: A real Tolkien´s letter?
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I agree that it appears to be fake. It bears a striking resemblance to the many fakes we have seen from ebay seller 'cavorite51.'

example:
http://cgi.ebay.com/J-R-R-Tolkien-Per ... tible&hash=item2eb27528a1

Posted on: 2011/1/13 6:57



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