Rock 'n Roll, Hollywood, Posters, Fossils, & More

Rock 'n Roll, Hollywood, Posters, Fossils, & More

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Rock 'n Roll, Hollywood, Posters, Fossils, & More

Rock 'n Roll, Hollywood, Posters, Fossils, & More

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Sale will include Collection of Dinosaur Fossils and Antiquities, World War 1 & 2 Posters, Travel Posters, Rock N Roll Items including Posters, Signed Beatles, Ocean Liner items including Models, Etc

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Fossilized Stingray

Lot # 1001 (Sale Order: 1 of 623)      

Heliobatis radians. Eocene 50 myo, Green River Formation, WY. A beautiful freshwater stingray from an ancient lake near Kemmerer, WY. Considered one of the prize acquisitions by both collectors and interior designers. The raymeasures 15" long.

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Fossil Fish

Lot # 1002 (Sale Order: 2 of 623)      

Pricacara liops - Eocene in age, Green River Formation, WY. A single, well preserved, intricately prepared fossil fish. Excellent sharp spines. Virtually complete preservation. Related today, possibly to ciclids.Priscacara were a fresh water species

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Giant Prehistoric Shark Tooth

Lot # 1003 (Sale Order: 3 of 623)      

Carcharodon megalodon - Late Miocene, South Carolina . After the dinosaurs became extinct, Carcharodon Megalodon, the largest carnivorous fish was the top predator inhabiting the Earth's seas. This magnificent specimen has good enameland root, and measures 6".

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Australian Crinoid Group

Lot # 1004 (Sale Order: 4 of 623)      

Jimbacrinus bostoki Permian in age, Cundlego Formation, Western Australia. Commonly called sea lilies because of their resemblance to plants. Crinoids are echinoderms belonging to the same group as starfish, brittle stars, sea cucumbers,sand dollars and sea urchins. Three hundred million years old, one of the most sought after crinoids by collectors the world over.

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Huge Sea Lily Plate

Lot # 1005 (Sale Order: 5 of 623)      

Scyphocrinus Elegans - Silurian/Devonian age, Morocco. A magnificent array of dozens of crinoids painstakingly hand prepared offering a richly textured presentation of this museum sized display specimen. Scyphocrinus elegans were freefloating crinoid, unlike most species that requires a root attachment. The plate measures 32" x 35".

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Fossil Dragon Fly

Lot # 1006 (Sale Order: 6 of 623)      

Lebellulium. Solnhofen, Germany. Jurassic age. From the ancient lithographic limestone of Solnhofen, a wonderfully preserved of a fossil dragon fly from when the Earth's elevated temperatures supported the steamy lush prehistoric swamps and shallows. The matrix plate measures 8 3/8" x 5 ¾".

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Fossil Reptile

Lot # 1007 (Sale Order: 7 of 623)      

Captorhinus Aguti. Admiral Formation, OK. Lower Permian. Captorhinus was one of the very first reptiles found to be recorded in the fossil record. Permian in age - 280 million years old. An anapsid is a reptile which lacks temporalopenings in the back of its skull. The only living reptiles/anapsids are the testudines, the turtles and tortoises. Captorhinus was a plant eater by evidence by the back teeth which are multi-rowed and suited for crushing leaves ratherthan cutting meat.

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Massive Fossil Squid Plate

Lot # 1008 (Sale Order: 8 of 623)      

Orthoceras - Ordovician- Sahara Desert, Talmud, Morocco. This huge array of fossil cephalopods is a work of art in black and white in by itself. Orthoceras, a species of fossil squid, is positive proof of what is now the Sahara desert was oncethe Sahara Sea. These incredible individualized specimens have been meticulously sculpted out of their limestone matrix using hand tools and painstakingly polished resulting in this 3-dimensional portrayal. Orientation in the samedirection was created by the rhythmic motion of the pounding prehistoric waves over the past eons. Measures 28" wide by 26" high.

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Giant Fossil Fish

Lot # 1009 (Sale Order: 9 of 623)      

Phareodus - Eocene age- Green River, WY. Finely detailed with large, needle-like teeth, related to today's piranha, this huge freshwater denison, was one of the top freshwater lake predators of its day. The plate measures 18" in length with2-4" and 5" knightias.

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Very Large Trilobite

Lot # 1010 (Sale Order: 10 of 623)      

Acadoparadoxides Biirareus. Middle Cambrian, Morocco. A very large and impressive specimen of this famous middle Cambrian trilobite. Paradoxides trilobites are a proof of continental drift. They have been found in Newfoundland,North Africa, and the Czech Republic. This specimen was dug over 30 years ago and accessioned out of a private collection. The trilobite measures over 14" long.

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A Pair of Fossil Pine Cones

Lot # 1011 (Sale Order: 11 of 623)      

Araucaria Mirabilis -Jurassic Age, Patagonia, Argentina The Araucaria species is one of the oldest tree types still alive today. Ancestor to modern monkey puzzle tree found in many nurseries today. Araucaria was a coniferous evergreen abundant in Argentina during the Jurassic period. The tallest recorded specimen is 500 feet tall. Too high for even the giant sauropods of the Jurassic. As exposed, the striking pattern of the seeds in thecross section and polished faces are presented in this magnificent cone.

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Fossil Mammoth Tusk

Lot # 1012 (Sale Order: 12 of 623)      

Mammuthus Primigenuis. Pleistocene, Alaska Found as the frozen tundra recedes inch by inch from the top of the world, this beautifully preserved mammoth tusk presented itself to modern man. The surface of the prehistoric ivory isundulated with lovely creamy white and warm brown coloration. The end of the tusk allows viewing of a fascinated glimpse of the internal structure of the tusk. Presentation on a wooden stand makes for an extremely impressive display. The tuskmeasures 39" on the curve.

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A Superb Fossil Lobster

Lot # 1013 (Sale Order: 13 of 623)      

Eryon Arctiforis - Jurassic in age, Solnhofen, Germany Solnhofen continues to be one of the most important fossil localities in the world. The fine grained lithographic limestone yieldssuperbly preserved fossils fought for by museums world-wide. Even by the standards of the locale, this is truly a remarkable specimen. Eryon was a lobster-like crustacean which caught much of its prey with its large pincher type claws. Perfectly preserved in astonishing detail, a museum quality specimen. It measures 3 ½ inches in length. Plate measures 7 ¼ inches x 6 1/8 inches.

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Petrified Wood Round

Lot # 1014 (Sale Order: 14 of 623)      

Araucarioylon Arizunicu - Triassic, Chinle Formation, Holbrook, AZ. This huge, all natural, petrified wood round is over 230 million years old. Carried down by a huge prehistoric flood, settling in Holbrook, AZ. Remarkable ringpreservation of reds, whites, and yellows by agate replacement in this magnificent rainbow wood. Eighteen inches in diameter and 4 ½ inches thick.

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Petrified Wood Section

Lot # 1015 (Sale Order: 15 of 623)      

Araucarioylon Arizunicum - Triassic, Chinle Formation, Holbrook, AZ. Beautiful preservation with an array of colors with the rare-prized yellow. All natural, a prize in any collection. Arizona wood is considered by many to have thebest color. Fifteen inches wide.

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Giant Irish Elk Skull

Lot # 1017 (Sale Order: 16 of 623)      

Megaloceras giganteous - Pleistocene, Germany - Megaloceras was one of the largest elk species to ever live. This immense skull, with partial horns, measures 20 inches long and 9 inches wide. These extinct creatures wandered from Ireland to the west, to Lake Baikal in the east. The skull and antlers are natural to each other. The antlers each measures over 13 inches each.

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Large White Shark Tooth

Lot # 1018 (Sale Order: 17 of 623)      

Carcharodon megalodon - Miocene age, New Caledonia - The Greek translation is "big tooth". An ocean dwelling ancient shark believed to reach lengths over 50 feet. This is an exceptional specimen measuring 4 3/8 inches. Related totoday's great white. The light coloring is from the mineral sediments off New Caledonia. This specimen has nice serrations, unlike most specimens which have been polished down with no serrations remaining.

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Dinosaur Coprolite

Lot # 1019 (Sale Order: 18 of 623)      

Jurassic, Henry Mountains, UT. This magnificent beauty measures 5 ¾ inches x 4 ¾ inches and is completely agatized. First described by the famous paleontologist, William Buckland, in 1829, these trace fossils are useful indicators of thediets from their dinosaur producers. Many references of their naming came from the eminent paleontologist, Othneil Charles Marsh. In disrespect for his nemesis, Edward Drinker Cope

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Dinosaur Bone

Lot # 1020 (Sale Order: 19 of 623)      

Jurassic, Moab UT - Measures 11 ½ inches long. Well agatized, with excellent bone definition. Over 150 million years old. The upper portion of a prehistoric sauropod, most probably camarasaurus. Today, Jurassic bone collecting isnot permitted on any BLM land.

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Very Rare Fossil Fish

Lot # 1021 (Sale Order: 20 of 623)      

Stemmatodus - upper Jurassic Family Pyemadontidae - Upper Jurassic - Germany The Limestone Plate measures 20" x 12.5" The specimen is 7" in length large eyed, round bodied, with fringe like anal fins,. Specimenslike these rarely make it to the US market, museum quality and museum worthy.

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Mastodon Upper Jaw, Mammut Americanum

Lot # 1022 (Sale Order: 21 of 623)      

Pleistocene - Peace river Florida This massive upper jaw with two massive teeth, measures almost 18" in length with 7" and 6.5/8" teeth. The dark coloring is from the high concentration of tannic acid sediments of thepeace river, the north American mastodon ranged from Alaska to central Mexico. The mastodon had molars that terminated in distinctive cone like cusps.

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Mastodon Lower Jaw, Mammut Americanum

Lot # 1023 (Sale Order: 22 of 623)      

Pleistocene - Peace River Florida An exception museum quality specimen, has four teeth along with lower tusks, virtually complete, 23" in length generally believed to have gone extinct 10,000 years ago. The mastodon was abrowser its teeth were used for clipping and crushing twigs, a beautiful brown patina from the tannic laced waters of the peace river

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Prehistoric Cave Bear Skull, Ursus Spelaeus

Lot # 1024 (Sale Order: 23 of 623)      

Romania - Pleistocene This huge 17" skull, is of the impressive prehistoric cave bear. Paleontological record, indicates that the cave bear Usus spelaeus existed almost exclusively in Europe, from about 300,000to 10,000 years ago. Much large then todays grizzly bears and often depicted on the walls of caves by ice age man.

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Fossil Sea Urchin

Lot # 1025 (Sale Order: 24 of 623)      

Northern Africa - Hemicidaris - Jurassic / Bathonian This museum quality specimen has painstakingly been micro cleaned to enhance the beautiful three dimensional display. The Hemicidaris urchin has a3" circumference, dimensionally the urchin sits on a 9" x 8.5" matrix with its many radiating arms.

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Oreodont Skeleton - Merycoidodon Culbertsoni

Lot # 1026 (Sale Order: 25 of 623)      

Very Unique - Oligocene Brule Formation - South Dakota A cross between a sheep and a pig, one of the favorite foods of the saber tooth cat, This very complete skeleton of an Oreodont was fairly youngupon its demise, which is evident of the sharp unworn teeth. Both skull portions upper and lower are nicely displayed with femur / tibia / fibula and vertebra. A wonderful shelf display.

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