There's also the fact that Christopher Tolkien was at this Mythcon,
so the possibly of having the calendar signed by him would drive up
its perceived value.
On Jun 20, 2007, at 3:59 PM, lynnmaudlin wrote:
> But is also needs to be remembered in 1987 terms - LONG before Ebay
> existed and folks thought, "why am I keeping this old Tolkien
> calendar? I don't want it - maybe I can get some money for it!" At
> that point it was much harder to come across these things. Plus, as we
> all know too well, a good auction stimulates bidding wars and, in the
> energy of the time and place, the fun of the moment, we go places we
> might not otherwise go...