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Welcome to the new Collecttolkien.com!!!

This site is ite is now a private club for the buying and selling all manner of Middle-Earth, The Hobbit, and Lord of the Rings collectibles and merchandise. Joining the club recquires you are an adult (a paypal account is recquired for the $1.00 USD fee due at the account verification stage of the sign-up process. ALL TRANSACTIONS ARE HANDLED BY PAYPAL AND NO FINANCIAL INFORMATION IS EVER VIEWED OR STORED BY ANYONE ON THIS SITE. If your only intention is to purchase no registration code is recquired. Once paid, you can buy an unlimited number of product on this site from any seller, or you can sell Middle-Earth, Hobbit, or Lord of the Rings items for a very small additional fee per item with NO FINAL FEES. Basically, for less than half the price of a hamburger you can make unlimited purchases, and have the option to sell any Lord of the Rings, Hobbit, Tolkien, or Middle-Earth item for a very reasonable additional flat fee. The more you sell, or the more the item is worth, the more you save. 

Anyone, Anywhere can list up to 50 Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, or other Middle-Earth related items within 30 days of registration. Listings last up to 30-60 days in duration and only cost $1.00 USD per listing with no Final Fees! Collecttolkien.com is not interseted in keeping a percentage of the value of your item, so the more your item is worth...the more you save in listing it here (Sale of your item is not guaranteed, we have no control over how much you are asking for your item). Use the registration code "PROMO" on the registration page to sign up. The one-time only $1.00 account verification fee still applies .(it is intended as an anti-spam feature and to be sure your an adult). Get a good username now!

Please do not contact Collecttolkien.com with questions about the products for sale here, as we are not the seller, you must join the club and ask the seller the questions about thier product.

This site is international friendly. For example, if you live in Sweden, you can list your item in Swedish, and sell only to people in Sweden if you choose. You may also offer your item to almost anyone else in the world if you choose (You get a limited number of additional regions for free, meaning you can sell to both Europe and North America for free, if you want to add more regions a very small fee applies). It is helpful if you can read English, but some translations are available in some languages if you need help. See the "languages" page available in the listings section of the website. Improvements to the trasnslations are welcome, we would love to get some feedback from the LOTR fans of Europe about the translations in order to improve them.

Registrations may take up to 24 hours to approve once you have verified your account. Non-registered visitors to this site will not see any of your information to keep spam to a minimum.

TO GET SIGNED UP FOLLOW THESE STEPS:

 1.) REGISTER AND WAIT FOR APPROVAL (USUALLY WITHIN 24 HOURS, OCCASIONALLY LONGER), THIS IS FREE, YOU DO NOT NEED TO PAY TO REGISTER, SO REGISTER AHEAD OF TIME. IF YOU RUN INTO ANY PROBLEM (LIKE YOUR STATE/PROVINCE IS NOT LISTED......CONTACT US WITH THE NATURE OF THE PROBLEM AND IT WILL BE ADDRESSED AND YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED THAT THE PROBLEM IS FIXED). YOU ARE NOT BEING PUT ON A MAILING LIST AND YOUR INFORMATION IS NOT BEING SOLD TO ANYONE, EVER, FOR ANY REASON.

 2.) WHEN READY TO PURCHASE OR SELL, VERIFY YOUR PAYPAL ACCOUNT USING THE LINK ON THE LEFT OF YOUR ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT PAGE AND WAIT FOR APPROVAL (USUALLY WITHIN 24 HOURS). THIS FEE IS FOR YOUR PROTECTION, IT LIMITS FALSE BIDDERS AND SPAMMERS. NO FINANCIAL INFORMATION IS VIEWED OR STORED BY COLLECTTOLKIEN.COM. ALL TRANSACTIONS ARE HANDLED BY PAYPAL. NO REGISTRATION CODE IS REQUIRED IF YOU ARE ONLY PURCHASING.


Features We Offer Sellers & Buyers

Thank you for taking the time to visit CollectTolkien.com. A great deal of effort has been put into ensuring that this websites Buyers and Sellers alike have a venue to list items and find the best deals on the net. Sellers will find a simple listing process, with the ability to upload photos with their listings. This site is packed full of features for our sellers and a world of buyers is literally at your fingertips.


Seller Features

Here is a list of some of the features that we offer sellers:

    • International Selling - Whether you live in Germany, Chile, or the United States, visitors from your region will see your local items first. Meaning if you live in Finland, anyone browsing from Finland will automaically see your listings first, then any listings in Europe second, then any other items for sale that a seller is willing to ship to your region third. You may choose to only sell locally, or you can sell to the world.
    • Control over your search results - Your listings title not only becomes your URL, but is inserted into the pages title meta tag. The first 130 characters of your description are inserted into your pages description meta tag. The "Tags" you choose for your Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, or other Middle-Earth items becomes inserted into your keywords meta tag in the order your entered them. You can really help yourself if you know what you are doing. Advise available for those who may not grasp these concepts.
    • "My Account" Page - These pages allow you to edit your account settings any time you wish... day or night. There is also language support for more than half a dozen languages, including: English, Spanish, French, German, Portugese, Italian, Swedish, Dutch, and Norwegian.
    • Easy Listing - process is very simple to use. Our site guides you through each step of the process which only takes a minute or two before your listing is live on the site. You can choose to auction your Lord of the Rings / Hobbit collectibles, or set your price like a store, and see if you get buyers. It also allows you to copy a previous listing to a new listing and you need only change the keywords for a similar type of item in the same category.
    • "My Active Listings" Page - allows you to view a list of your "Active Listings" on the site, as well as, edit those listings. For sellers with many Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, or other Middle-Earth collectibles up for sale these lists are also searchable.
    • "My Expired Listings" Page - allows you to view listings that have recently sold or expired on the site. For sellers with many Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, or other Middle-Earth collectibles sold or expired this list is also searchable.
    • Messaging System - We give you the ability to communicate with buyers directly from this site without having to open up your email client. Message system offers a "private" setting for you to keep your email private to other sellers and buyers on the site.
    • "Browse by thumbnails" - This feature allows for the first photo you upload to be displayed as a thumbnail image while visitors are browsing the site.
    • "Seller's Other Listings" - A link that is conveniently located on the listing display page for your potential buyers to view all of your other listings that are currently active on the site.
    • "Tell-a-Friend" Options - A link on each listing display page allows visitors to your listing to quickly send an listing's details to a friend using the site's messaging system.
    • "Contact Seller" Link - A link that is explicitly located on each listing page for your buyers to contact you directly with any questions they may have concerning your listing. The listing title and id is automatically included in the message that is sent for quick reference.
    • "Listing Extras" - These features allow you to add additional indicators to your listing to attract more attention from potential buyers while they are browsing the site.
    • "Attention Getters" - feature allows sellers to draw special attention to their ads by selecting one of our attention getter images.
    • "Featured Listing" Option - This choice gives your listing some additional exposure at the top of all browse listing pages.
    • "Better Placement" - This feature gives your listing priority (higher placement within table) over other listings within that same category.
    • "Bolding" - This feature bolds the text in your listing and changes the background color for additional attention.

Buyer Features

Here is a list of some of the features that we offer buyers:

  • "My Account" pages allow you to edit your account settings any time you wish...day or night. Available in nine different languages for guidance; English, Spanish, French, German, Portugese, Italian, Swedish, Dutch, and Norwegian.
  • "Listing Favorites" allows you to keep a list of your "Listings to Watch". Add as many listings to your list as you wish and delete them any time within your personal account pages.
  • "Advanced Search" page allows you to narrow your search or expand your search to meet your exact specifications.
  • "Messaging System" gives you the ability to communicate with sellers directly from this site without having to open up your email client. If the seller replies to your message through the Message system, that message will be stored on this site for you to retrieve later.
  • "Seller's Other Listings" Link - A link is conveniently located on the ad display page for you to view all of a particular seller's listings that are currently active on the site.
  • "Tell-a-Friend" Link - This link on each listing display page allows you to quickly send an listing's details to a friend using the site's messaging system. No need for email!
  • "Browse by thumbnails" - This allows you to browse the site previewing thumbnail images of listings without having to first click through to the listing details page.
  • "Contact Seller" Link - This link is easily located on each listing page for you to contact the seller directly with any questions you may have concerning their listing. The listing id is automatically included in the message that is sent.
  • Paypal Ready - Your Paypal account may be all you need to buy any item on this site. All transactions, including registration, are handled by Paypal. Your financial information is never stored or viewed by this site.
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