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 friendii vercoi lentiginosa (#4346)

Gem 66mm: Easily one of the very best examples of this rare form that I have handled in recent times! Superb quality & all the classic hallmarks of the form. Collected by diver in deep water off Eclipse Island, south coast of WA…

Cypraea friendii kostini (#4339)

Gem- 59mm: This is a stunning little piece, creamy white & completely devoid of all dorsal pattern! Some light gold colour at terminals & gold spotting around margins with a white base! Solid, heavy & mature, one of the nicest I have seen.

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Cypraea friendii vercoi candida (#4329)

F++/F+++ 74.2mm. Beautiful fresh blue/grey colour with strong lateral banding, cream margins with goldy coloured spots & terminals! A nice sized shell, no chips or algae etc, it does have the dorsal growth line but shows exceptionally well…

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Cypraea eludens (#4323)

F+++/Gem 68.4mm. A spectacular & large dark heavy & mature shell with classic blue dorsal halo & lovely base colours to boot!!!

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Cypraea friendii vercoi GOLDEN FORM (#4314)

F++/F+++ 72.8mm. Here we have a rather lovely example of the very rare Golden/orange colour form of vercoi! It has several small faults but colour is lovely & it presents extremely well…Collected by diver, south coast of Western Australia…

Cypraea friendii kostini (#4306)

F+++ 64.5mm Creamy white with fine peppery speckles over the dorsum, a beautiful heavy & solid piece! Just a couple of well glossed & discreet single layer fish bite imperfections…

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Altivasum flindersi (#4299)

F+++ 180mm. An impressive large, freshly dead collected piece with excellent heavy mature lip, nicely spined, clean & with lovely colour all the way to the fine spire tip…I rarely see them so large & in such nice condition. 

Cypraea jeaniana aurata (#4293)

Gem- 79mm. A beautiful classic aurata! Timeless…Deep water NW Australia.

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Cypraea rosselli f. abrolhosensis (#4284)

F++/F+++ 60.5mm. A large & spectacular specimen from this elusive population! Several natural imperfections but terminals perfect…A very impressive piece!

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Cypraea thersites (#4269)

F+++/Gem 100.7mm. GIANT! One of the largest thersites specimens I have seen in many many years…Collected by diver from Thorny Passage South Australia in 1994! Exceptionally rare this size today…