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St. Petersburg Tolkien Society / Palantir fanzine
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With thanks to Mark Hooker, I have discovered the St. Petersburg Tolkien Society, and begun adding them to the Guide database. They publish "Palantir", a fanzine in Russian, but already I have found some treasures in their back issues (all of which are available online in PDF format) such as a good scan of a handwritten Tolkien letter.

I hope someone besides me finds these useful. And if anyone reading has any information on their prior fanzine the "Prancing Pony" I would appreciate any leads. Thanks!

St. Petersburg Tolkien Society page on TCG

Palantir page on TCG

Society website

Posted on: 2007/10/9 1:13
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Re: Handwritten signed letter from Tolkien up for auction
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Finding was kind of easy, since RRauction sort of consults me for anything Tolkien related! Which is a nice thing and a big honor for me...

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Handwritten signed letter from Tolkien up for auction
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Thanks to Beren for finding this and passing on the news!

http://www.tolkienlibrary.com/press/Tolkien_Letter_for_sale_2.php

Posted on: 2007/10/9 0:28
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Re: "signed" book on eBay
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Someone's bid on it, unfortunately. At least it is an open auction so they can be updated.

The seller couldn't even accurately mention where the "signature" is - it is clearly nowhere near on the inner cover.

Whomever did the fake signature at least did enough research to get the date in the realm of possibility, but I can't imagine when the Professor took a trip to a US library to sign a book.

Posted on: 2007/10/7 8:43
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Here's a "signed" Return of the King for $10! This is a ex-library copy! The seller says that he found the signature hidden on the inner cover. I messaged the seller that the signature was not even a good fake, but he brushed me off "thanking" me for my opinion. eBay has not taken any action. I sent them two complaints: one about forgery, the other about disclaimers. (You cannot list on eBay and then say you don't know if the item is authentic or not.) I hope people don't fall for this.

Posted on: 2007/10/7 6:15



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