Outstanding authorized limited edition set of six Miniature Sheets First Day Covers (FDC) from New Zealand feature pivotal moments and characters from Peter Jackson’s award-winning ‘Lord of The Rings: Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ motion picture. Much in demand by collectors, movie enthusiasts, stamp lovers, and fans they commemorate and explore J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic ‘Middle-Earth’ trilogy.
CONTAINS SIX PICTURESQUE First Day Covers affixed with Miniature Sheet stamps showing pivotal scenes from award winning ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ motion picture, each with first day (Dec 04, 2001) cancellation postmark. These six First Day Cover (FDC) envelopes feature Elven warriors and measure 4 3/4 H x 8 1/16 W inches; 120 x 205 mm. Includes bonus ‘Lord of the Rings’ brochure containing details on Fellowship stamp release and epic 'Kiwi' production it honours.
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Set features - 70 cent: Gandalf (Ian McKellen) and Saruman (Christopher Lee) in Isengard, $1.40: Galadriel (Cate Blanchett) of Lorien, $1.90: Frodo (Elijah Woods), Sam (Sean Astin) and Peregrin (Billy Boyd), $2.10: Frodo at Rivendell, $2.40: Mysterious Strider (Viggo Mortensen) aka Aragorn, $2.90: Boromir (Sean Bean) sounds alarm.
First day envelopes and stamps were designed by Sacha Lees at Peter Jackson’s Weta Workshop and set comes in a clear, archival quality protective sleeve. Officially licensed by New Line Productions these first day covers sold out faster than anticipated, stock is extremely limited. Approximately 16,000 Fellowship First Day Covers were issued by NZ Post. A second OOP ‘The Two Towers’ set was issued in December 2002 and a third ‘The Return of the King’ set was released in November 2003 to commemorate ‘The Lord of the Rings’ movie trilogy. We will only be offering these ‘Lord of the Rings: Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ items while stocks last - please contact us for price and availability or check our regular auctions.
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