This postcard is mentioned on page 420 of Scull & Hammond's "Tolkien Companion & Guide, Chronology" (SEE PICTURE). Tolkien to Rayner Unwin (Unwin & Allen) the UK publisher of both Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. Signed affectionately "JRRT" and addressed to "R". A ONE OF A KIND piece of correspondence between Tolkien and his friend and publisher regarding Lord of the Rings.
Do we need to state how rare and important this postcard is? The following was sent to me from a kind soul in the UK adding his transcription of the postcard and some information and provenance. Dear R, I hope to reach Museum Street about 10 mins to 12 noon tomorrow with proofs of Vol I and map.I shall hope to carry back Ms (manuscript) of Vol III. Langham Place was where the BBC was located, he recorded a talk on Sir Gawain & the Green Knight that day. Tolkien 1953 SIGNED postcard/letter to Rayner Unwin Re Lord of the Rings" is in sale since Thursday, September 07, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Autographs\Other Collectible Autographs".
The seller is "badmoonbooks" and is located in Anaheim, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.