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Natural History - Isle of Sheppey Fossil Turtle

Antiquities - Natural History


LOT 2508

Estimate
GBP (£) 60 - 80
EUR (€) 68 - 90
USD ($) 81 - 109
Additional Fees*

Opening Bid: £54 (EUR 61; USD 73)
NATURAL HISTORY - ISLE OF SHEPPEY FOSSIL TURTLE
Eocene Period, 50 million years BP

A septarian nodule with bones and carapace plates of the turtle Argillochelys antiqua, with a small group of detached pieces from this specimen; also with a laminated A4 information display card illustrating the piece. 430 grams total, 10cm (4").

Condition
Fine condition. Very rare.

Provenance
Property of a Kent, UK collector; acquired UK market, 1970-2000; from the foreshore at Paddy's Point, Isle of Sheppey, Kent, UK.

Literature
See Clouter, Mitchell, Rayner & Rayner, London Clay Fossils of the Isle of Sheppey, Medway, 2000, p.76.

Date
Monday 27th February 2017 :
Antiquities & Coins

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