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Re: This is getting silly!!!!!!
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Another Higgins letter, can't remember seeing this piece of rubbish before as so many have turned up recently.

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/JRR-TOLKIEN-1st ... n_186?hash=item4a9f4df53d

Posted on: 2010/3/11 10:45


Re: This is getting silly!!!!!!
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"This listing has been removed"

Now, does this mean that someone is getting wise to these listings and something is being done about it? I wonder ...

Posted on: 2010/3/12 19:37
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Re: This is getting silly!!!!!!
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Hi This was sellers response to last Higgins letter:

'Thank you very much for your message. I bought this book with his letter in Ebay long time ago. I am not a expert, but it looks like a true item. Some time ago I bought a artwork in Ebay too, a lot of people told me that is was a fake... finally it was a real item, sometimes you must think that there are a lot of economical interest in some forums, buyers, etc. Just give me a real proof about this. Thank you !!'


Since then it has been removed. I did point out the errors within the listing and that people far more knowledgeable than me have serious doubts over Dr Higgins. Hey presto ! One less on open market is all that matters

Posted on: 2010/3/13 0:09


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For the record, this was the response I received when I inquired about the item's provenance: "I bought it in a [sic] anticuary in UK."

Posted on: 2010/3/13 11:35


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Dr. Higgins has returned...

Not a new letter but different seller...

http://cgi.ebay.com/J-R-R-Tolkien-ULT ... ain_0?hash=item1e5af96484

Posted on: 2010/3/16 21:26



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