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Re: Castles in the Mists trip reports?
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Wander on over to the forums at Middle-earth Journeys for an excellent report!

http://middle-earth-journeys.com/foru ... 0&postorder=asc&start=210

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Posted on: 2008/4/27 5:11
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Re: Bilbo's Last Song puzzle....anyone know it's worth?
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Hi Parms,

Checked one of mine, and it has 532 pieces (19x28). Not all of them may be cut the same way (see this International Polygonics Article for some more information.)

For value, it must have all pieces, and all must be in good shape. Also, the box condition is a huge factor. A complete puzzle in nice shape, but in a beat up box, is probably somewhere around $15-25 from what I have seen recently. A mint box with an incomplete puzzle in it is probably somewhere around the same (because someone will want to move their pieces into a nicer box). Both together is a somewhere north of $50 I think, with examples going for much less if you are lucky on eBay, or more if you happen to bid against another interested collector.

These prices probably won't apply in the near future, but I was watching them closely for a while when I was writing that article linked to above.

Hope this helps.

Posted on: 2008/4/26 21:58
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Bilbo's Last Song puzzle....anyone know it's worth?
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I picked up a puzzle Bilbo's Last Song 1976 by International Polygonics, Ltd.

Anyone know roughly it's value?

Also it says "over 500 pieces"?? Anyone know exactly how many pieces it should have?

TIA!!

Posted on: 2008/4/26 13:40


Re: Collector burnout discussion
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I have vicariously experienced collector burnout through the aforementioned spousal affliction! I can not tell you how happy I was to hear that I am not the only collector to experience this!! (Something to do with misery loving company?) I am so like you all that it is scary. I just bought a lot of 18 calendars on eBay just to get a single (French) JRRT calendar in there that I was looking for, and I, like alpingloin, promised to sell all of the extras. And like Rowns, I have been asked where I plan to store the next one(s). I feel like Frodo reaching for the ring and begging Sam to help him stop. As there a Collectors Anonymous meeting somewhere that I could attend?

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Posted on: 2008/4/26 3:59
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Re: Collector burnout discussion
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We've got the unsigned one - but the moment a signed one comes up, I'm mortgaging my soul in order to get one!

- wellinghall

Posted on: 2008/4/25 23:39



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