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 Updated on 11 October 2018
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  Code Species Location Grade Size
mm
Price
 

New-530
 
  
 
Vicetia hantkeni  (Lefevre, 1878)   Rare
Taken from Eocene strata
near Gan, southern France, in the foothills
of the Atlantic Pyrenees
Virtually intact specimen....
Very heavy and amazingly sculpted species !
southern
France
Gem- 120.2 P.O.R.
 

New-531
SOLD

Zoila raywalkeri (Golden)
Taken by R.O.V. at 140m.
Super RARE species .. an edingeri cousin !
Dead-taken...superb orange base !
Augusta
W. Australia
F+ 50.3 1650
New-532 Cypraea aequinoctalis
Dived at 4-5m on reef.

Very Rare now... Seldom offered !!
Wonderful quality ! Superb marginal spotting.
Canal de Adentro Is.
Panama
Gem 34.2 200
 


New-533
   SOLD
 
Cypraea fultoni miniatra      Rare
Dredged at 75m on flat reef.
Superb  !!!  Wonderful Live-taken specimen.
King of South African Cypraea !!
Fantastic dorsal markings.. Dark, strong
spotting on base.
southern Natal
South Africa
Gem 61.7 P.O.R.
  New-534
 

Zoila aurata

Taken by R.O.V at 165m
Premium specimen.. Very LARGE !
Excellent quality .. Dark dorsal spotting !
Coral Bay
W. Australia
Gem- 86 1000
  New-535
SOLD
 

Cypraea hungerfordi bealsi

Dredged at 150m.
Fantastic quality ! Really amazing  !!!
Mature, deep-water specimen !
Aliguay Is.,
Philippines
Gem 32.9 285
 
New-536
SOLD  
 
Cypraea boucheti
 
Trawled at 150m.
Superb
specimen. Really selected quality !
Great markings !!
Aliguay Is.,
Philippines
Gem 20.3 375
 
New-537
  
 

Notovoluta pseudolirata
Taken by R.O.V at 135m
Very RARE species !!
Slightly rough lip, but live-taken.
Seldom offered... or found any more.
Windy Harbor
W. Australia
F++ 57.2 1595
 
New-538
 SOLD
Cypraea broderipii

Dived 40m on reef ! Superb Dwarf !!
Gorgeous, intense orange dorsum
with discrete, clear pattern !

Mature, wonderful specimen.. Great quality !
Natal
South Africa
F+++ 69.4 2150
 

New-539
   SOLD
 
Cypraea connelli
Dredged, live, at 100m.

Superb specimen !!!  Excellent quality !
Seldom seen in this condition.
Dark, beautiful blotch. Lovely mature shell.
On cover of "Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropods.
Coffee Bay
South Africa
Gem 27 2850
 


New-540
 SOLD
  
 
 
Cypraea coronata gloriosa

Dredged at 75m on reef.  Wow !

Stunning specimen !
Gorgeous , dorsal markings... and
marginal nodules  !!
Cape St Francis
South Africa
F+++ 24.5 450
 
New-541
SOLD
 

Cypraea hungerfordi coucomi
Trawled live at 50-70m.

Excellent GEM specimen..
Very Dark and Striking dorsum !!
Cape Moreton
QLD
Australia
Gem 29.2 245
 

New-542
SOLD
 
  
 
Cypraea dillwyni

Dived at 5-8m, on drop-off !
Very RARE species !! LIVE-taken !.
Gorgeous dorsal spotting !
Kwajalein
Atoll
Gem 14.3 190
  New-543
SOLD

Cypraea edentula
      Dwarf !!
 
Super Rare Dwarf specimen.
Amazing shell...  Mature.. great dorsal
spotting ! Unusual mantle line !!
Algoa Bay
South Africa
Gem 13.9 260
New-544SOLD Cypraea fernandoi
 
Super
RARE species !! Seldom offered !!
Wonderful quality ! Superb dark dorsal blotch Ex tangle nets at 300m.
Borogan
Samar
Philippines
Gem 21 445

 

New-545
 
   
Zoila jeaniana jeaniana

Taken by R.O.V at 72m
Wonderful specimen...
. Great quality !!
Deep, rich dorsal markings... Great spotting..
Gorgeous orange-brown base.
Bernier Is.,
W. Australia

F+++
 
73.0 990
  New-546
SOLD
 

Cypraea johnsonorum 
     Rare

Dived at 9m on lagoon-side..

East reef, in Halimeda algae. 2008.
Mature, Gem adult specimen.. !
Kwajalein
Atoll
Gem- 12.1 955
  New-547
 
 

Zoila kostini
Taken by R.O.V at 135m
Beautiful creamy-white dorsum
Very soft dorsal growth line...

Some marginal spotting..
Augusta,
W. Australia
F+++ 62.0 695
 

New-548
  
 

Zoila kostini     GOLD

Taken by R.O.V at 135m
Has 9mm growth scar on side..
Very Rare GOLD form..
seldom offered...
Augusta
W. Australia
F++ 63.8 1725
 
New-549
   SOLD
 

Oocorys lussii
  (Cassidae)
 
Dredged at 680-720m

Super
Rare species..
Seldom found ..Live-taken !
Barra Falsa
Mozambique
F++
w/o
35 335
  New-550
 
Zoila marginata
Taken by R.O.V at 70m
Very Rare, deep-water form. Usually, smaller
and more elongate.. Lovely quality !
S. of Hopetown
W. Australia
F+++ 51.6 990
 
New-551
SOLD
 
   
Umbilia armeniaca andreyi
Taken by R.O.V at 236m
Wonderful specimen...
. Great quality !!
Deep, rich dorsal coloration.. Really superb , Lovely Apricot base !! HEAVY !
Augusta
W. Australia

Gem-
 
78.5 1950
 


New-552
 
  
 
 
Zoila ketyana mitralba

Taken by R.O.V at 75m
Stunning specimen... super  RARE !!
Lovely
intense, dark base !!
Gorgeous finely-spotted dorsum !
Dorrie Is.,
W. Australia
Gem 47.5 4350
 

New-553
 
 

Zoila ketyana mitralba

Taken by R.O.V at 75m
Superb specimen... super  RARE !!
Amazing basal markings !
Gorgeous finely-spotted dorsum !
Augusta
W. Australia
Gem- 45.1 2995
 


New-554
SOLD

 
  
 
Cypraea nymphae    Wow !

Super RARE  !!   Seldom offered...
From a  locality.. impossible to get to now.
Only from old collections.. Gorgeous creamy-yellow species.. Dived in shallow water under
coral slabs...
Diego Garcia Gem 43.1 4225

 

New-555
 SOLD
   
Zoila perlae perlae

Taken by R.O.V at 128m
Wonderful dorsal markings..

Has a couple small dorsal nacre blemishes.
Fully glossy - super Fresh dead specimen.
Thevenard Is.,
W. Australia

F+
 
41.3 1325
  New-556
 

Umbilia armeniaca andreyi
                  f. porcelaina
Taken by R.O.V at 235m
New form.. has small nacre chip..but
unusual dark dorsal chocolate spots.
Lovely
cream base !! HEAVY !!
Augusta
W. Australia
F+ 70.0 1195
  New-557
 SOLD
 

Cypraea capensis profundorum
 

Dredged at 100m.
Very Uncommon deep-water species..
Typical immaculate dorsum !
East London
South Africa
Gem 25.4 200
 
New-558
SOLD

Cypraea rashleighana

 
Dived at 20-25m on reef. 1980.
Fantastic dorsal
markings.. Large specimen.
Ex M. Beals collection !
Haleiwa, Oahu
Hawaii
USA
Gem 23.2 865
 
New-559
SOLD
  
 

Zoila rosselli
Superb specimen !!!  Gorgeous dark
margins and base. Fantastic specimen !!
Minuscule dorsal blemish..
Stunning ! - and Beautiful !!
Dorrie Is.,
W. Australia
F+++ 51.0 1295
 
New-560
 
Zoila stricklandi
Taken by R.O.V at 65m
Gorgeous  intense orange base...
Dorsum has dense, dark brown spotting !

Wonderful Gem specimen !!
Murion Is.
W. Australia
Gem 40.0 2385
 

New-561
  
 

Zoila thersites    Super RARE !
Dived on orange sponge at 10m.

Superb Gem Specimen.. 95 % black dorsum
From 1980's.. Not available any more..

 
Stansbury
Yorke Penin
S. Australia
Gem 71.2 2995
 

New-562
 
  
 
 
Zoila friendii vercoi    ROSTRATE !
Dived at 60-70m on reef.

Super RARE.. from unique, deep-water
population !!.. Fabulous  !
south coast
of
W. Australia
Gem- 79 685
 
New-563
SOLD
 
 

Cypraea volvens     Wow !
D
redged at 65m on reef.
Excellent , Gem specimen..
Superb, chocolate
dorsal blotching !
Very Striking !
Fish River
South Africa
Gem 21.3 850
 

New-564
 
  
 
Zoila raywalkeri
Taken by R.O.V at 138 m
Very RARE deep-water species !!
Gorgeous
specimen..
Wonderful dark marginal callous..
SW Augusta
W. Australia
Gem- 45.5 1095
             
             
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