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Re: UK Antiques Roadshow 26th March 2017
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You can watch this on the iPlayer if you are in the UK, starts at approx 55 mins

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/ ... -39-15-burton-constable-1

Songs for the Philologists valued at about £12,000, looks to be a very looked after edition of a very scarce item.

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Re: Film Tie-In Slipcases
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No, they were not in sllpcases, only the 2002 set was issued in a slipcase.

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Re: New Book Releases
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Looks good, it is currently listed at £75 on Amazon.co.uk, but £45.42 on Speedyhen,

http://www.speedyhen.com/Product/J-R- ... eren-and-Luthien/20843550

I anyone knows of any cheaper resellers, please can you post.

Posted on: 3/24 1:48:21


Re: Rare ledgers reveal shoe-buying habits of Tolkien and Waugh
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No it is not, this has come up a couple of times in the past, here is an example, http://sacnoths.blogspot.co.uk/2017/02/tolkiens-cobbler.html, but the answer is quite obvious.

I am a customer of an Oxford shoe shop, I buy an item from them, and then after paying, they ask me to fill in their purchase ledger with details of what I have purchased?

If that was the case, you would not have very happy customers in your shop, so the shop staff fill in the purchase ledger, not the customers.

I would imagine that the only chance of them having Tolkien's signature, is that he had an account with them and had to sign for items on his account, paid by signed cheque, and they kept the cheque instead of taking it to the bank, or sent them a signed letter to order shoes.

The ledgers are not one of the above three chances.

Why was the Professor charged an extra 1 shilling on June 7th 1950, can't work out the writing?

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UK Antiques Roadshow 26th March 2017
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For anyone in the UK, make sure that you watch this weekend's episode, and in particular "the flimsy booklet".

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08k45z9

Fiona Bruce and the Antiques Roadshow team head to Burton Constable Hall near Hull, a property filled with family legends and treasures, including a remarkable cabinet of curiosities. Objects brought in by visitors are just as diverse, including a ship's anchor found in a garden pond and a medal given for heroism to a local sailor who helped break Captain Scott's ship out of Antarctic ice in 1901. There is also a rare example of early flat-pack furniture dating back to the 17th century. And for anyone interested in the wisdom of investing in antiques and collectibles, there is a revelation about how a decision to purchase a flimsy booklet proved a much better investment 30 years ago than buying a second-hand car.

Posted on: 3/23 4:27:17



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