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This sale was held on Tuesday 11th May 2021 at 10:00am

Cassis Tuberosa, The King Helmet, four various sized shells, 18cm x 13cm and smaller, the largest still containing the Operculum, found off the coast of Florida in the late 1970s (4)

£40 - £60

Charonia Tritonis, also known as Triton's Trumpet or Triton snail, from the Charoniidae family, three graduating examples the largest and smallest with Operculum, approx. 33cm and smaller (3)

£60 - £100

Various Shells, a large collection of small shells, comprising Terebra Turritella, (and cross-section to show formation), another cross-section of a shell, Busycon Contrarium (Lightning Whelk), Murex Trunculus, Murex Brandaris, Protothaca Pectorina and many more, various sizes (parcel)

£70 - £100

Nautilus Pompilius, Chambered Nautilus, also known as Pearly Nautilus, genus of Cephalopods, and part of the Nautilidae family, eight various sized examples, largest 16cm long (8)

£50 - £80

Spondylidae Family, a selection of Spiny Oysters, comprising different species, including Spondylus Leucacantha, Spondylus Princeps and Spondylus Regius and others, some still attached to rock and conjoined with another shell, mainly found around the region of Mexico and the Philippines (parcel)

£60 - £80

A large assortment of various species of shell, including Elephant Tusks/ Tooth Shells, Turbo Militaris (military turban), Pecten Nobilis, Pecten Albicans, Guildfordia Triumphans, Murex Pinnatus and many more, from many regions of the globe (parcel)

£80 - £120

Turbo Jourdani, Jourdan's Turban, a large example (19cm) found off Streaky Bay, Australia, 1988, together with abother example, complete with Operculum (16cm) (2)

£50 - £80

A collection of larger species of shell, including Cardium Costatum, Voluta Hunteri, Nautilus Pompilius, Pteria Colymbus (winged oyster), Cardium Peso, Strombus Lambis (Spider Conch) and more, various sizes (parcel)

£80 - £120

Pecten Noblis, Noble Scallop, a collection of 37 specimens, obtained by Shingu Habu in 1989, with a spectrum of colour variations, ranging yellow, orange, pink, purple and others (parcel)

£70 - £100

A selection of various shells, including, the Neptunea Polycostata (Buccinidea), Busycon Carica/ knobbed whelk (Busyconidae), Callipara (Festilyria) Festiva/ Festive Volute (Volutoidae) and more, discovered in various regions of the world (8)

£60 - £80

Spondylidae Family, a small selection of Spiny Oysters, comprising Spondylus Leucacantha and Spondylus Princeps, of various colours and sizes (parcel)

£30 - £50

A comprehensive collection of various sized shells, hundreds of shells of various species, including Martini's Tibia, Fulgoraria Concinna, Angaria Dalphinus (Dolphin shell), Macrocallista Nimbosa (Sunray Venus) and many more (00s)

£100 - £200

Volutidae/Volute Family, a large 31cm long Cymbium Olla/Algarve Volute, found by fisherman off the coast of Portugal, 1978, together with a Melo Aethiopica (Crowned Baler), 24cm long, found Off Dampier N W Australia, a Melo Broderipii, 17cm, found Manila Bay, Phillippines, and a smaller example and other shells from the Melo Family, AF (6)

£70 - £100

An assortment of various shells, including Cypraea Contraria Iredale, Amoria Undulata, Spondylus Americanus, Spondylus Ictericus and more, all from different regions of the world (parcel)

£80 - £100

An array of species of sea shell, including Rapana Thomasiana (veined rapa whelk), Siratus Senegalensis (Strombus Goliath, Spondylus Princeps (Spiny Oyster), Mugalobulinus Abbreviatus, Bullata, Anadara Similis (Scapharca) and many more, various sizes (parcel)

£70 - £100

Tridacna Gigantea, Giant clams, three small complete examples, largest 22cm wide, all of slightly different forms, none connected (3)

£80 - £120

Pleuroploca Gigantea, Florida Horse conch, complete with Operculum (34cm Long), together with two Cassis Cornuta (Horned Helmet), and two Strombus Lambis (Spider Conch) (5)

£50 - £80

Ostreidae Family, a collection of full and half Oysters, various sizes, including Pteria Colybus (winged Oyster) one example with another oyster shell attached, Ostrea Fisheri, and many more, all with internal mother of pearl (parcel)

£70 - £100

Aliger Gigas/Strombus Gigas, also known as Lobatus Gigas, or most commonly Queen/Pink Conch, two large examples from the Strombidae family 25cm in length, unknown discovery location and date (2)

£100 - £150

An assortment of various shell species, including Nautilus Pompilius, Chambered Nauticus, Strombus Lambis, Cardium Pseudolima and more (parcel)

£80 - £120

A collection of large conches, including Strombus Galeatus (Eastern Pacific Giant Conch), Tutufa Bubo (Giant Frog shell), Lobatus Gigas (Pink/Queen Conch), and others, longest approx.imately 40cm

£60 - £80

Tridacna Gigantea, Giant Clan, member of the Clam Genus Tridacna, the complete shell, one half measuring 33.5cm x 21.5cm x 11cm, the other 33.5 x 21 x 11.5cm (2)

£200 - £300

A variety of land and sea snail shells, comprising Cuban snail shells, with vibrant colouring, Caryodidae Pedinogyra Hayii, Solaropsis Brasiliana, Otala Derenica, Thaumastus Largilliertyi, Helicostyla Annulata (2 colours), Cyclophorus Alabatensis, Helicostyla Quadrasi Versicolor and many more (parcel)

£60 - £100

A substantial collection of assorted shells, from numerous species, including Trochus Maculatus, Oliva Mustelina, Serrato Spinosus, Conus Arcuatus, Ceratostoma Fournieri and many more, (00s)

£100 - £200

A large collection of various shells, including Conus Striatus (Striated Cone), Conus Aulicus (Princely Cone), Conus Striatellus, Conus Dominicanius Cedonelli (Antilles Cone), Spisula Solida (Surf Clam), Venerupis Pullastra (Pullet Carpet Shell, Amusium Japonicum (Saucer Scallop), and many more from around the globe (parcel)

£100 - £150

Chicoreus Ramosus, more commonly known as the Ramose Murex or Branched Murex, from the family Muricidae, a group of four various sized examples, approx. 26cm long and smaller, three with vibrant pink mouths, the other of faded pink (4)

£70 - £100

An assortment of various species, including Lyropecten Nodosa, Pecten Spectabilis, Pecten Flabella, Pecten Australis, Argopecten Purpuratus, Chlamys Hericia, Recten Nodousus with rare colouring, and many more of different colourations and species (parcel)

£80 - £120

A collection of Bi-Valve shells, including Tivela Stultorum (Pismo Clam), Ostrea Iridescens, Ostrea Fisheri, Hinnites Giganteus (Rock Scallop), Pecten Maximus, Sponylus Americanus (Atlantic Thorny Oyster) and many more (parcel)

£70 - £100

A range of different species of shell, including Cassis Tuberosa (King Helmet), Megapitaria Squalida (Chocolate Clam), (Spider Conch), Strombus Lambis (Spider Conch) and more (parcel)

£100 - £150

Volutidae/Volute Family, a selection of seven shells from the Volute family, including Cymbium Olla (Algarve Volute), Melo Aethiopica (Crowned Baler) and Melo Broderippi (Baler), the largest being 22.5cm in length (7)

£60 - £100

A selection of larger shells, including Cassis Cornuta (Horned Helmet), Affinis Cruenta, and Nautilus Macromphalus (parcel)

£60 - £100

Cassis Cornuta, known as the Horned Helmet, three examples of various sizes, together with a Florida Horse Conch (Triplofusus Papillosus), and a Turbo Marmoratus (Green Turban) (5)

£60 - £80

An assortment of Bi-Valve shells, including Pecten Maximus (Great Scallop), Merceanria Campechiensis (Southern Quahog), Chlamys Nobilius (Noble Scallop) and Anadara Formosa, from various regions of the world (parcel)

£60 - £80

Syrinx Araunus, more commonly known as the Australian Trumpet or False Trumpet, from the family Turbinellidae, the only species in the genus Syrinx, a yellowish orange example of approx. 45cm in length, complete with Operculum, commonly found around the West of Australia (1)

£100 - £150

A collection of various Tridacna Gigantea clams, including Tridacna Squamosa, also known as the Fluted Giant Clam or Scaly Clam, various sizes, all complete bar one

£80 - £120

An assortment of shells, comprising Titanostrombus Galeatus with Opercullum (Eastern Pacific Giant Conch), Sinustrombus Latissimus, Charonia Variegata (Atlantic Triton's Trumpet), Cassis Tuberosa (King Helmet and more (parcel)

£70 - £100

Strombus Lambis, Spider Conch, two examples, one 29cm wide (AF) the other smaller, together with two Tridacna Gigantea (Giant Clam), 14cm and 15cm, and three Cassis Cornuta (Horned Helmet), various sizes (7)

£80 - £120

An extensive collection of miniature shells, for all around the globe, comprising Voluta Zebra, Scurria Parasitica, Conus Pertusus, Epitonium Cantraine, Mytilopsis Cochleata, Polystira Telea and hundreds more (parcel)

£100 - £150

Cassis Cornuta, also known as the Horned Helmet, from the family Cassidae, four example of different size, 23cm - 30cm in length, various heights, each with an orangey tinged mouth, with faint white and brown (4)

£120 - £180

Ostreidae Family, an assortment of full and half oysters, including winged oysters (Pteria Colymbus), one containing two pearls, and others the largest being 22cm x 23cm (parcel)

£70 - £100

An assortment of various shells, including Tonna Galea (Giant Tun), Cyrtopleura Costata (Angel Wing), Cypraea Zebra, Strombus Granulatus, Conus Geographus (Geography/geograher cone), Xenophora Japonica and more (parcel)

£60 - £100

A very large collection of miniature shell specimens, in 23 trays and numerous boxes, covering numerous species and variations (00s)

£150 - £200

Tridacna Gigantea, Giant Clan, member of the Clam Genus Tridacna, half shell, 35cm long, 20cm wide and 11cm deep

£120 - £180

A quantity of shells from the Liguus Fasciatus family, including Falcconi, Achatinus, Testudineus, Viridus, Papunia Pucherrima, Nebulosus, Barbouri and many more, and an assortment of other species (parcel)

£60 - £80

A mix of various-size shells, covering various species, discovered throughout the world, including Conches, Worm Shells, bi-valve, molluscs and others (parcel)

£80 - £120

An extensive collection of various species of shell, including Fissurella Maxima (Limpet), Strombus Aratum, Acavus Phonix, Patella Tabularis, Fusinus Ferrugineus and Colus, Latiaxis Teramachi and many more (00s)

£150 - £200

Aliger Gigas/Strombus Gigas, also known as Lobatus Gigas, or most commonly Queen/Pink Conch, from the Strombidae family, three example ranging from 27cm to 32cm long, of which two contain their Operculum, two found in Florida in the late 1970s/ early 1980s, the other unknown (3)

£150 - £200

Charonia Variegata, The Atlantic Triton or Atlantic Triton's Trumpet, all discovered around Brazil, four examples of the Charoniidae species, each containing their Operculum, largest approx. 27cm long, others slightly smaller (4)

£80 - £120


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