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18 Precious Gifts For The Tolkien Obsessed

Hobbit Day is just around the corner, go ahead and treat yourself.

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3. Handwritten Contract of Bilbo Baggins

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Handcrafted (meaning, hand-lettered with a calligraphy pen, stitched by hand, and dripped with real wax by hand!), by calligrapher and artist Daniel Reeve, who made the iconic original contract used in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,--this is an absolutely authentic prop replica.

4. The Hobbit Secret Safe Book

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This is the perfect spot for your small treasures and mementos from your own adventures. The interior is lined with Thrór's Map and has a magnetic closure so your secrets won't slip out. More Tolkien Secret Safe Books here.

7. Life Size Gauntlet of Sauron (Limited Edition of 1,000)

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Wearable actor-scale reproduction of the gauntlet worn by the Dark Lord Sauron? Yes, please. Crafted of genuine leather and iron, the gauntlet features over 35 plate mail parts with an iron black finish and intaglio surface engraving, plus a gold-plated One Ring. It's a Limited Edition of 1000 pieces worldwide.

8. The Making of Middle Earth

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A comprehensive and authoritative resource allows you to enrich your Tolkien experience with the most in-depth exploration yet of the sources that influenced Tolkien's masterpieces. Richly illustrated throughout in full color.

9. Dwarven Coins from Smaug's Horde

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These coins are exact replicas drawn from molds of the original coins created for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug by the 3 Foot 7 Art Department. The five various designs are made from metal (zinc alloy) plated to look every bit as precious as if they were made of solid gold.

10. Sting (Full Size Limited Edition)

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This is a made-to-order actual weapon that comes with a disclaimer that the metal-smiths of Weta Workshop will not be liable for any injury or death. Seriously.

For a couple thousand less than the limited edition, you can get this Sting where the inlaid vine on the South American cocobolo wood grip is not pure silver, but vinyl transfer.

A bit gimicky but nonetheless cool, this Sting made by a different company also glows blue (probably can even glow blue sans orcs).

11. Sting Letter Opener

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If there's no room in your Hobbit hole (or budget) for the full size weapon, then get this Sting letter opener. It gives you the power to make quick work of any envelope that crosses your path.

12. Hobbit Beer

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Meet the Fish Tale Brewpub lineup of Hobbit Beers:

Gollum Precious Pils

A strong imperial pils that's as tough and determined as Gollum himself

Smaug Stout

Styled after a classic Russian Imperial Stout, it has a subtle dosing of Habanero chili's to remind you of the fire and danger awaiting you in your journey to The Lonely Mountain

Bolg Belgian Style Tripel

An Orc chieftain who ruled for 150 years, Bolg would drink his grog of choice and no one would tell him otherwise – a flavorful strong Belgium Tripel.

14. The Lord of the Rings 60th Anniversary Boxed Set with A Reader's Companion

Booktopia / Via booktopia.com.au

For the first time, it includes a special plate section containing the pages from the Book of Mazarbul, making this set as close as possible to the version that J.R.R. Tolkien intended. This Diamond Anniversary reissue marks 60 years since the first publication of The Fellowship of the Ring and feature Tolkien's original unused dust-jacket designs from the 1950s, reworked for this edition.

15. Lord of the Rings Chess Set

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This high-end The Lord of the Rings chess set features pewter pieces with a good vs. evil theme,--you seek to hold either Saruman or Gandalf in check with Orcs vs. Hobbits and other characters from the story.

You can fill the recesses with additional various character pieces here and here.

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