THE SHELLS

Enjoy browsing through these pages for a variety of select quality specimen seashells, I hope you find something interesting...

Zoila Exceptional - POR Volutidae Strombidae Turbinidae Cypraeidae Muricidae Various Conidae Bivalves Haliotidae Pectinidae Ranellidae

 

Cypraea marginata ketyana bataviensis (#4598)

Gem- 50.7mm Exceptionally attractive,  fine pepper speckled dorsal pattern on this one, beautiful classic & mature shape!

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Cypraea friendii insulata (#4582)

F+++/Gem 89.1mm Beautiful big “old school” insulata with the classic broad, flattened & calloused base! Diver collected in shallow water – Israelite Bay-  South coast WA

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Cypraea thersites (#4572)

F+++ 91.7mm. Magnificent BIG inflated specimen, black margins & blue mottled dorsal pattern/colour! It has several small, smooth & fully glossed nacre imperfections but no chips & is just such an impressive piece! Very very difficult to find today in the 90+ size ranges…

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Cypraea friendii vercoi candida (#4570)

F+++ 83mm. A beautiful large example of this stunning & rare vercoi form! Excellent colour & strong pattern…Diver collected – south coast WA.

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Cypraea jeaniana aurata (#4556)

Gem- 83.7mm: A magnificent, heavy & mature shell with classic colour,  pattern & beautiful shape, tapering into the terminals, easily one of the best I have handled!

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Cypraea venusta roseoimmaculata (#4544)

F+++/Gem 77.4mm: An impressive large pink shell with darker pink terminals & just a scattering of gold/orange spotting over a predominantly pink dorsum! Diver collectedRecherche Archipelago, south coast WA.

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Cypraea eludens (#4538)

F+++/Gem 62.6mm. Beautiful dark dorsum on this one with the classic blue/white margin halo!

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Cypraea venusta roseoimmaculata (Rare colour variant) (#4522)

F+++/Gem 71.7mm/ A stunning & exceptionally rare colour variation of this beautiful Zoila! Not the typical classic pink, but a lovely creamy yellowish tone with faintly darker lateral banding over the dorsum. By diver, Recherche Archipelago, south coast of WA.

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Cypraea eludens stricklandi (#4454)

Gem- 37.2mm. Here we have a stunning example of this very recently described species! One of the nicest I have seen to date.

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Cypraea friendii insulata (#4427)

F+++/Gem 85.4mm: A beautiful, classic insulata, nicely flanged margins & colour! Masons Bay south coast WA.

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