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Mithril Armoury

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The '''Mithril Armoury''' was a website selling ''[[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings|Lord of the Rings]]'' film merchandise. In particular, they sold the officially licensed swords, helmets, staves and shields produced by [http://www.unitedcutlery.com United Cutlery], as well as some non-official [[Tolkien]]-inspired.
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The '''Mithril Armoury''' was a website selling ''[[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings|Lord of the Rings]]'' film merchandise. In particular, they sold the [[Tolkien Enterprises|officially licensed]] swords, helmets, staves and shields produced by [http://www.unitedcutlery.com United Cutlery], as well as some non-official [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]]-inspired material.
  
The Mithril Armoury is well-known to collectors and has a solid reputation (albeit slightly mysterious) as a dealer of Tolkien-related products. It is a regular advertiser in the [[Tolkien Society]]'s bi-monthly bulletin, [[Amon Hen journal]].
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The Mithril Armoury was well-known to collectors and has a solid reputation (albeit slightly mysterious) as a dealer of Tolkien-related products. It was a regular advertiser in the [[Tolkien Society]]'s bi-monthly bulletin, [[Amon Hen (journal)|Amon Hen]].
  
As of the 19<sup>th</sup> of January 2007, their website seems to be down so the Mithril Armoury may have ceased trading.
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In January [[2004]], Mithril Armoury was "temporarily closed", and re-opening was planned on [[July 1]], 2004. It never re-opened, and a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chapter_7%2C_Title_11%2C_United_States_Code Chapter 7] bankruptcy was filed in October.
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
* [http://www.mithrilarmoury.com Official website]
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* [http://www.mithrilarmoury.com Official website] (offline)
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* [http://www.ucforums.com/showthread.php?t=2986 Discussion at Ultimate Collector's Forum] about the demise of the store.
  
 
[[Category:Stores]]
 
[[Category:Stores]]

Revision as of 14:57, 5 June 2008

The Mithril Armoury was a website selling Lord of the Rings film merchandise. In particular, they sold the officially licensed swords, helmets, staves and shields produced by United Cutlery, as well as some non-official Tolkien-inspired material.

The Mithril Armoury was well-known to collectors and has a solid reputation (albeit slightly mysterious) as a dealer of Tolkien-related products. It was a regular advertiser in the Tolkien Society's bi-monthly bulletin, Amon Hen.

In January 2004, Mithril Armoury was "temporarily closed", and re-opening was planned on July 1, 2004. It never re-opened, and a Chapter 7 bankruptcy was filed in October.

See Also