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Rare Collection of Muricadae Murex Shells

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Start price: $80

Estimated price: $200 - $300

Buyer's premium: 25%

Sales Tax: On the lot's price and buyer's premium

Fantastic group of various muricadae shells from the Philippines. Muricid shells are variably shaped, generally with a raised spire and strong sculpture with spiral ridges and often axial varices (typically three or more varices on each whorl), also frequently bearing spines, tubercles, or blade-like processes. Size of largest 2 3/4" L

Condition: Losses to be expected with age.