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looking for variable Cowries and Cones... - Bart - 05-05-2011

I have an advanced collection Cypraeidae & Conidae but I am always looking for nice and variable specimens to add to my collection: dwarfs, giants, colour or pattern-variations, calloused forms, granulated specimens, freaks, etc.etc.
Who can offer something of interest?


Re: looking for variable Cowries and Cones... - gemcentre - 05-05-2011

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Re: looking for variable Cowries and Cones... - Bart - 05-13-2011

Dear Vincent, you have an impressive homepage with very exceptional shells. It was a delight to go through them....


Re: looking for variable Cowries and Cones... - boholshells - 06-03-2011

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Kind regards,

Wolfgang


Re: looking for variable Cowries and Cones... - bastet196 - 06-27-2011

Hello. I have an extensive collection with a lot of conus & cypraea that I need to sell. There are appr. 90 cypraea and 50 conus.

I can send you a list of what I have and photos. My total collection has appr. 400 species/1550 individual specimens. The entire collection is for sale.

Hope to hear from you.

Shirley M. in Colorado
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Re: looking for variable Cowries and Cones... - Bart - 11-07-2011

You would expect more reactions, since this was posted several months ago.


Re: looking for variable Cowries and Cones... - ecurb65 - 11-28-2011

Hello Bart:

My name is Bruce, and I live in California. I collected as a hobby for about 15 years, along with a few hundred hours logged underwater, so my collection is extensive and I am now selling it in it's entirety - I have about 100 different Cowries sp and about the same Conus sp. I also have an extensive Muricidae collection, and spotty representation from most other families.

Right now I have photo-logged all of the valuable ones (including a few rarities and definitely "of interest" stuff). I will sell items individually.

If you are interested in seeing them, perhaps you can tell me what you'd like me to send and I can do that for you.

Have a great day!


Re: looking for variable Cowries and Cones... - andre_m - 11-29-2011

Hello Bruce,

Any Strombidae (strombus, lambis) in your collection you want to sell?

Kind regards,
Andre


Re: looking for variable Cowries and Cones... - Bart - 12-06-2011

Dear Bruce,
Is it possible to send a list (or photos) so that I can see what you have to offer? For instance: in your area (California) there only is one Cypraea-species: Cypraea spadicea Swainson. It is very variable, however. I have about a dozen but not one looks alike.


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