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Re: US Silmarillion - Proof Copy

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No hurry; my email address is listed under my profile.

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Re: US Silmarillion - Proof Copy

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Very interesting. And it's a HM proof, you say? I've never seen any Silmarillion proofs, as I said --& would like to see some images of it (--perhaps you could email me privately?) Have you seen/heard of any UK proofs? I'd imagine either are pretty uncommon too. Did you pick it up pretty cheap?

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Re: US Silmarillion - Proof Copy

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That's what I thought you meant. Do you recall one for sale ever (& hence perhaps your thoughts of acquiring photos/images)? --I've never seen one, US or UK, and certainly don't have one. (Something like that would be way out of my price range in any case.) Although, I would have saved images had I seen an auction etc. Sorry I can't be of any help. (Oh Beren? )

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Re: US Silmarillion - Proof Copy

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When you say "proof copy" are you referring to actual proofs of the pages, or so-called dummy copies?

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Re: Interesting eBay Auctions

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Ridiculously so.

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Re: eBay: Blocked Bidders

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I'm aware that sellers can block bidding from specific eBayers; you can read about it in the sellers section. But, I don't know the seller (--although my email reply [to their reply] was a little cheeky; but tongue-in-cheek, not rude... )

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eBay: Blocked Bidders

Mar 21, 2012 - in Collector's Marketplace
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Anyone every had this message come up upon entering a bid:

! Seller isn't accepting your bid
Unfortunately, the seller can't accept your bid on this item. This can happen for a couple of reasons. For example, the seller may have limited the number of items you can buy in a specific time period. Learn more.
[Go to item details]


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Re: Interesting eBay Auctions

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I think (without searching finished auctions) it was listed at about £1650, perhaps a couple of time (maybe more), before he dropped the price; again it might have listed a couple of times.

I think, pretty consistently (again without looking thro' notebooks etc), for the past ten years (on eBay that is) prices for full sets have remained fairly static. On open auctions (sometimes with reserves) bidding has always climbed quite quickly to £1000, before petering out. The price realised feels pretty right.

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Re: Interesting eBay Auctions

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It's been a long, long time since someone successfully sold a complete 1st/1st HoME set on eBay. Andy housed these in some nice DM slipcases too. Price no great surprise, but interesting to note.

The History of Middle-Earth by JRR Tolkien 1983-1996 all 12 books 1sts UK Fine (Winning bid: £1,350.00)
Wonderful set in fine or near fine condition slipcased

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Re: The Wonders of eBay

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Two posts in one day? Slowly, slowly...

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