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Three wonderful limited edition New Zealand picture Postcards sets that commemorate Peter Jackson’s award winning 'The Lord of the Rings' movies. Inspired by JRR Tolkien’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy, each set pays tribute to and explores his immortal Middle Earth saga in a manner that movie enthusiasts, stamp collectors, and fans will enjoy and appreciate.
FIRST ISSUE OF six authorized Maximum Postcards introduce key characters and scenes from ‘Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring’ movie, with related gummed ‘LotR: FotR’ stamps and first day (Dec 4, 2001) cancellation postmark. Maximum card actual size: 4.13 H x 5.71 W inches; 105 x 145 mm. Issue date: 4 December 2001.
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Postcards - 40 cent: Gandalf (Ian McKellen) in Rivendell, 80 cent: Galadriel (Cate Blanchett) before Mirror, 90 cent: Frodo (Elijah Woods) vanishes, $1.30: Frodo at Rivendell, $1.50: Aragorn (Viggo Mortensen) and Arwen (Liv Tyler), $2.00: The Fellowship in Balin’s Tomb.
SECOND LIMITED SET of six Maximum Cards feature dramatis personas and moments from ‘Two Towers’ motion picture, with related gummed stamps and first day (Dec 4, 2002) cancellation postmark. These Official Postcards were issued in New Zealand to commemorate this almost completely 'Kiwi' seven year movie production. Issue date: 4 December 2002.
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Postcards - 40 cent: Aragorn (Viggo Mortensen) at Helm’s Deep, 80 cent: Legolas (Orlando Bloom) fighting, 90 cent: Saruman (Christopher Lee) and Gríma Wormtongue (Brad Dourif), $1.30: Gandalf the White, $1.50: Frodo (Elijah Woods) and‘Sam’Gamgee (Sean Astin), $2.00: King Théoden (Bernard Hill) at Helm’s Deep.
THIRD & FINAL official set of Maxi Postcards showing pivotal scenes and characters from award nominated ‘Return of the King’ motion picture, with related gummed stamps and first day (Nov 5, 2003) cancellation postmark. Photos used for stamps, and postcards are by official New Line photographer Pierre Vinet. Issue date: 5 November 2003.
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Postcards - 40 cent: Legolas Greenleaf (Orlando Bloom), 80 cent: Frodo Baggins (Elijah Woods) journeys deep underground, 90 cent: Merry (Dominic Monaghan) with the Rohirrim, $1.30: King Elessar (Viggo Mortensen) of Gondor, $1.50: Gandalf the White (Ian McKellen), $2.00: Gollum (Andy Serkis) desires “my precious”.
Maxi cards and stamps for Fellowship of the Ring and Two Towers were designed by Sacha Lees at Peter Jackson’s WETA Workshop in Wellington, and Return of the King were designed by Frans Lenzen. Each postcard is 4 1/8 H x 5 3/4 W inches; 105 x 145 mm. Maximum cards include three elements: postcard illustration, stamp and postmark that are related but not identical. Reverse sides have (uncancelled) postage paid imprint over a map of The Fellowship’s progress towards Mordor and Mount Doom. Each set come in a clear, archival-quality protective sleeve, and includes NZ Post brochure (while stocks last) containing extensive background information on both that stamp release and the epic production it commemorates. Contact us for price and availability or check here.
Unexpected Journey: Postcards | First Day Covers | Stamp Booklet | Presentation Pack
Return of King: Postcards | First Day Covers | Stamp Booklet | Presentation Pack
Two Towers: Postcards | First Day Covers | Stamp Booklet | Presentation Pack
Fellowship: Postcards | First Day Covers | Stamp Booklet | Presentation Pack