Login

Or
Register Now


Already have an account?
Username:

Password:

Remember me

Lost Your Password?
Main Menu
Collector's Guide Table of Contents
Recent Visitors

Stu
46 minutes ago

Trotter
2 hours 4 minutes ago

laurel
2 hours 6 minutes ago

SeanG
3 hours 18 minutes ago

wellinghall
4 hours 26 minutes ago

Urulöké
6 hours 33 minutes ago

Deagol
6 hours 47 minutes ago

Karl
7 hours 22 minutes ago

Browsing this Thread:   1 Anonymous Users



« 1 (2) 3 4 5 ... 10 »


Re: Tolkien signature
Shirrif
Joined:
2006/6/5 22:04
From Essex, England
Group:
Shirefolk
Fellowship
Shirrif
Posts: 1458
Offline
I do not know about the signature but I think as has been pointed out before,

"happy to sell cheap cos no provenance"

Provenance is becoming vital with Tolkien signatures

Posted on: 2008/9/23 12:25


Re: Tolkien signature
Home away from home
Joined:
2006/6/2 14:15
Group:
Shirefolk
Fellowship
Posts: 343
Offline
i did not bid on the book because of that... without provenance a book that confuses me so much is not worth a lot. Especially if you ever wish to re-sell it and hold up your credibility as a seller.

Posted on: 2008/9/23 12:37


Re: Tolkien signature
Thain
Joined:
2006/5/26 20:36
From California, USA
Group:
Thain
Shirefolk
Fellowship
Posts: 1198
Offline
thanks for the input, Beren, and I agree with you about not wanting to bid on this particular book.

Just because this thread will long outlast the eBay auction, I am including the image of the signature here for posterity.

Attach file:



jpg  signature.JPG (11.73 KB)
1_48d95bf36781f.jpg 300X400 px

Posted on: 2008/9/23 14:13
_________________
- Jeremy


Re: Tolkien signature
Not too shy to talk
Joined:
2008/9/23 18:57
Group:
Shirefolk
Fellowship
Posts: 37
Offline
This doesn't seem either suspect or mysterious to me. The signature looks authentic (and I've seen a few); and if someone were going to forge a signature, why do it on a book like this, instead of something written by Tolkien?

It looks to me like the owner of this book encountered Tolkien at the college, had this book in hand, and asked him for his autograph.

--
Carl F. Hostetter

Posted on: 2008/9/23 19:06


Re: Tolkien signature
Home away from home
Joined:
2006/6/2 14:15
Group:
Shirefolk
Fellowship
Posts: 343
Offline
This is probably what happened...

Posted on: 2008/9/23 23:48



« 1 (2) 3 4 5 ... 10 »



You can view topic.
You cannot start a new topic.
You cannot reply to posts.
You cannot edit your posts.
You cannot delete your posts.
You cannot add new polls.
You can vote in polls.
You cannot attach files to posts.
You cannot post without approval.

[Advanced Search]