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Re: signed LotR?
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Oh dear, have a look at this item which the COA issuer has sold, does the signature look familiar?

http://www.autographcollection.co.uk/ ... igned-display-20429-p.asp

As for the signature, I don't like the J and the initial dots are in the wrong place :(

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Posted on: 6/4 4:45:54

Edited by Trotter on 2016/6/4 5:24:24


Re: signed Hobbit?
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Re: 1987 box set cover error
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My Dad is a big stamp collector and he loves to collect varieties and errors in stamps, as an example the 1918 Inverted Flying Jenny is probably the most collectable error, and he does not own one.

The normal copy is worth a few cents, but the error is about $1million US.

As for books, Stu is correct they normally have no value with printing errors, you may want to look to see if you can replace the copy that you have with a fine copy without error.

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Posted on: 5/23 23:01:24


Re: Thinking of selling Silmarillion. red leather bound edition (limited 1000 )
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Khamûl wrote:
As Wayne makes clear in his post around 270 were bound up. There were definitely 100 signed copies, leaving ~170 unsigned copies. That's the way I read it at the time. Therefore, the unsigned copy while rare is hardly to be described as (I'm looking at you, Trotter!) "probably scarcer than the signed copies".


They may have bound 170 copies, but does not mean that GA&U sold them all, but I think all 100 signed copies were sold.

I think that hardly any copies of the unsigned were sold, and stick to my claim that they are probably scarcer than the signed copies, but still not as collectable as the signed copies, and (I'm looking at you Khamûl!)

Posted on: 5/19 22:20:04

Edited by Trotter on 2016/5/20 4:36:46
Edited by Trotter on 2016/5/20 8:27:29
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Re: Thinking of selling Silmarillion. red leather bound edition (limited 1000 )
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Welcome to the forum.

As you are aware these books are very scarce, and the edition that you have is probably scarcer than the signed copies, but as it is not signed is not as collectable, so not worth as much.

In the current market, you may get US$1500 or a bit more on eBay for the item, so you may want to start it at that.

Good Luck.

If you do decide to sell on eBay feel free to post the auction on this site.

I notice that you have also asked the same question and I responded on The Lord of the Rings Plaza forums, and you are welcome to have quoted my comments from there in this thread :)

http://lotrplaza.com/showthread.php?7 ... st-1000-copies-printed%29

Posted on: 5/19 6:06:44

Edited by Trotter on 2016/5/19 6:31:53
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Edited by Trotter on 2016/5/19 6:36:34
Edited by Trotter on 2016/5/19 6:39:05
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