- Publisher: Day Dream; Wal edition (October 3, 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1423817761
- ISBN-13: 978-1423817765
- Product Dimensions: 12.5 x 1.5 x 12 inches
- Shipping Weight: 7 ounces
- Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars See all reviews (15 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,578,509 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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2013 The Hobbit Special Edition Calendar Calendar – Wall Calendar, October 3, 2012
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- Gandalf, looking as if he is traveling
- Bilbo with all of the Dwarves
- Radagast, with a lush green forest backdrop
- Elrond, in what looks like full battle dress (a dark outfit)
IMHO the posters alone are worth the price of this item even if you aren't interested in a calendar. Incidentally, the actual calendar aspect of this item isn't all that great -- beautiful to look at, surely, but printed rather small (and not really for writing on) compared to a normal full size calendar. Also, note that there are no holes for hanging so you will need poster tack or similar.
One issue with this item: the packaging is horrible. Looks nice, but that's about it. Imagine rolling up a poster all neatly, then squishing it down a bit so it is rolled into an oblong shape with slightly flattened sides. Yes, that is how they packaged these lovely scrolls, so I suggest taking them all out of the box asap. Mine have a "wavy" look fresh out of the box, though after some time hanging on my cabinet (it is metal, so I hang them with strong magnets) they are smoothing out.
I'm a collector of Tolkieniana, and not a big fan of the Hobbit movie. I picked up a few of the more unusual Lord of the Rings film calendars, and thought I'd do the same for The Hobbit (these were significant events, after all), but I'm sorry to have chosen this one. It comes in a thin, partially printed clear plastic box, which cracks and breaks easily. I ordered one direct from Amazon, and a second from a marketplace seller who advertised careful packaging after the first arrived badly broken. Both boxes arrived completely split down one or more sides, with multiple long cracks branching off from the main break (that will undoubtedly eventually spawn large chips), so I'm done trying to order it by mail. And, the original box will likely be a storage nightmare, and become yet more brittle as time passes, so if I had it to do over... I doubt if I'd even buy a perfect copy from a brick-and-mortar store.
Movie fans, go for it!
Collectors... I'd say pass.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
What a wonderful way to pas the year. Beautiful and "timely" I was really looking forward to the 2014 edition but alas it appears not to be. Very sad!Published on January 12, 2014 by sreekor
My husband is a avid fan of Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit. He just loves this calender.I will Frame them after the use.Published on February 26, 2013 by Bobbie J Spaulding
A very unique style of calendar. It is made of nicely textured material with great pictures from throughout the film!Published on February 22, 2013 by Matthew Easton
This wall calendar especial edition is super awesome and i love it. I love the hobbits, so i love my calendar.Published on February 21, 2013 by Perla Crespo Santiago