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Re: 3 Tolkien Letters to Higgins
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I was going to post a funny/semi-snarky "gondor59 is trying to sell it on eBay" but then gondor59 came and did just that himself.

Lovely letter, and I know what you mean about trying to part with things like this, Jim!

Thanks for sharing, posting, and offering for sale.

Posted on: 2010/4/5 14:00
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Re: 3 Tolkien Letters to Higgins
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Wow, you guys are fast....lol. I know I'm probably asking far too much for the letter. But that amount is the only thing that will get me to part with it.

Jim.

Posted on: 2010/4/5 13:44


Re: 3 Tolkien Letters to Higgins
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The info about the watermark comes from my own personal experience. I own a typed, signed letter with the post marked envelope from Tolkien written on his Sandfield Road stationary to a little girl in 1964 (I was able to contact the original owner who stated they had lost the letter at Princeston University in the late sixties. I bought the letter from a seller who found the letter in a storage box at Princeton). The Basildon Bond watermark is clearly visible when held up to a light.


Jim is selling this letter on eBay.

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Tolkien-Signed- ... ain_0?hash=item3cabd716ba

Posted on: 2010/4/5 13:27


Re: Tolkien Signatures on eBay???
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Thanks for the info, Findegil and Trotter

>thumbs up<

Posted on: 2010/4/5 1:18


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Gosh, I'm sorry to hear you have to sell some of your collection. I certainly wouldn't want to part with a 1st ed. Two Towers. I shall probably pop in a bid, but I'm not hopeful. Things like this are out of my league.

Good luck with your sales.


Posted on: 2010/4/5 1:16



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