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Re: The Wonders of eBay
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Generally, most of the fraudulent letters use blue ink for the signature, though not all letters signed in blue are "fakes." That one there is certainly not signed by Tolkien. I believe this letter was discussed on this forum somewhere when it first came up for sale on eBay(?).

Posted on: 2011/2/5 19:08


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Red,

Have a look at this article from Beren's website.

http://www.tolkienlibrary.com/press/9 ... ke_Tolkien_Signatures.php

and you will notice a strong similarity between the eBay item and the contents of the article. I would not recommend anyone buys this letter.

Posted on: 2011/2/5 22:41


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Gandolf's Teapot. Anyone care to comment on this? Personally, I am at a complete loss.

http://cgi.ebay.com/Fine-Art-Sculptur ... 81744554625#ht_500wt_1158


Posted on: 2011/2/7 8:59


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WOT !
Now this beats any typewriter any day. What a bargain and i net it makes good tea.

Posted on: 2011/2/7 10:36


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I can't wait to find Gandalf's typewriter on eBay, I'm sure it must be out there somewhere.

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