Preview of upcoming Sauron staute

Discussion in 'Lord of the Rings Collectibles' started by Cjg, Nov 24, 2004.

  1. Cjg

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    Kirk84 Son of Sauron

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    Just wished i had the chance to pre-order it before selling out... but theres always e-bay
     
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    Jessehk The introverted

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    unfortunatly, with ebay, you'd be spending about 3 times the price. Especially if it's going to be the "crowning achievment" of the collection, and 2 feet tall.

    The prices for the statues are already swelling.

    I have seen prices as high as $200 for a gandalf the white statue (http://www.sideshowtoy.com/cgi-bin/category.cgi?category=search&item=9327R&type=store) that I just bought for $140. I expect it will continue to go up.
     
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    I have one on order. I'm not at all impressed with the image on the teaser page. The Morgul Lord looks 100 times better IMO. Since everyone is dying to get one, I may part with mine, we'll see how it looks in person.
     
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    Two words for you Hybrid - CHA CHING !!!!! :)
     
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    Jessehk The introverted

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    The image on the preview is an unpainted, un armoured version.

    espect the final version to be 100x better.
     
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    I can't wait to see the finished product. Even if I don't like it I will probably still keep it.
     
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    Yesssssss, yes precious it is unarmoured.

    I should have looked harder, der. I'm still just a bit bummed on the pose. I know they are trying to go for that look in the prologue where the ring had just been forged, but I just hope they put more "life" into the pose. Looks too stiff IMO. If that were you and you just forged the One Ring, you'd have a bit more character I think. Hehe.

    I think it would look better if Sauron were holding the ring in the air a bit more and just a bit more in front of him versus completely off to his side with his head full 1/2 profile.

    Sorry for the rant, it's just this was the one statue I missed out on that I really wanted ( I was waiting for pics before I ordered ). I then magically was allocated one and I was hoping it would be the best Sauron statue that ever could be. :crossesfingers:
     
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    Actually, I did a search yesterday on the web and found a store that sold it to me for $319. But I'm afraid they are now sold out. I may have ordered the last one- which means I may not get it. I'm keeping my fingers crossed that they didn't take too many orders and they get their full shipment!
     
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    darthrage Sith Lord of the Realm

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    What was the original price side show weta offered this for?
     
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    $300. Oh, and I've decided to keep mine. :D
     
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    Yes, the statue is very detailed. But they forgot to put the red writing on his ring. It just doesn't look right to me. How could they overlook such an important detail?
     
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    darthrage Sith Lord of the Realm

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    I think it's tough to tell if it's there or not - I would imagine it would be difficult at best to paint the runes accurately at all on such a small ring.
    Maybe they could get teh people from the malls that paint your name on a grain of rice?
     
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    Yeah..and maybe you could have them put a tatoo between your legs(or on your chest, whichever the case may be).

    Here is a list of products I have that have features which could be comparable to Sauron's ring

    'No Admittance' bookends
    Boromir bust
    Elendil bust
    Legolas Bust
    Theoden Helm
    Pippin helm
    Gimli Helm
    Gimli Statue
    Elessar statue
    Bilbo statue
    Fell beast statue
     
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    darthrage Sith Lord of the Realm

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    What's that supposed to mean?
     
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