The LOTR Movie Site
February 8, 2000

The Latest News From Mithril
Matthew Bass

Received this today from Adam and the good folks at Mithril:

The auction the production master figures has now started  for "The Prancing Pony". More details can be found at http://www.iol.ie/mithril/auction

The figures from the auction in January will dispatched this week.

Reservations for sets for LR11-20 release are now in full swing -- order early if you would like the same numbers as the first set. Pictures of the all ten are available at http://www.iol.ie/mithril/next

Adam Dawson
Web Master Mithril

PS. Some American news:

Time Machine Miniatures Presents the First  "Mithril Collectors Gathering".

Time Machine Miniatures in conjunction with Tom Hiller and Phil Payes will be sponsoring and hosting several events at this years Cold Wars. Cold Wars is a gaming convention held yearly and run by the HMGS East. This
years convention will be held on March 10,11,12 at the Lancaster Host Hotel
in Lancaster, PA in the USA.

Our trade tables  will have a very comprehensive display of Mithril figures for viewing as well as for sales. Our extensive stock of discontinued figures along with currently in production figures is the largest in the US. Other  Prince August products will be featured along with some rare and exciting  Mithril pieces. You can find us at the Expo Center .

"The Hosts of Mordor" is our gaming theme this Spring and Tom Hiller and Phil Payes have contributed extensively to providing the figures and the rules.

Gondor and her ally Rohir will face a full muster of Mordor. Haradan foot, Orcs, Trolls and Mamukil (yes, indeed the Olipant in the flesh) will pour onto the field seeking to sweep opposition away and plunder Gondor. Come join in the fun and control your own favorite Mithril figures as they fight the prelude to the epic confrontation of the Lord of the Rings.We expect to field over 1000 miniatures in this event. Indeed dazzling!

All figures will be prodived for your gaming pleasure. Games will be scheduled for Friday and Saturday March 11, and 12. For more information please contact Time Machine by e-mail. The address is given below.

Our trade tables in the Expo Center will be open from 12 to 6 on Friday ;9 to 6 on Saturday and from 9 am to 12 noon on Sunday for your last second purchases.We will be open to your questions and have lots of intriguing
information and visions for your enjoyment. Our first "Mithril Collectors   Gathering" is planned for Saturday Evening March 11 at the MacIntosh Inn   located directly across the street from the Lancaster Host Hotel. This will   be a "Hospitality Night" and will begin at 7 PM. On display will be some very rare 54mm Mithril figures along with beautiful Mithril painted figures and lots of conversions. We hope to be able to run a small game, exchange ideas and display some of our most treasured Tolkien memorobilia. Please contact Jim Colress for furthur information.