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SNEIL SHELL

All items103961 of 2243461930s Coca Cola Fountain Service & Curb Service SignNUR lapel badge
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    Posted 6 years ago

    shortfellow
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    A SNAIL SHELL I THINK IT IS FROM THE TURBO MAMORATUS FAMILY. IT SEEMS TO BE MOSTLY MOTHER OF PEARL. CAN SOME ONE ELSE HELP ME I CAN TELL YOU THE SIZE 5.6" LONG-5.3"WIDE-
    3.5"DEEP.

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    1. cogito cogito, 6 years ago
      You have already answered your question. It is indeed a shell from a turbo mamoratus snail. I have an alabaster carved lamp that has one of these as the shade (see my collection on CW). The shell forms and size are very similar.
    2. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 6 years ago
      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/131117-pair-of-carved-and-mounted-mother-of-pea
    3. shortfellow shortfellow, 6 years ago
      thank you , and i loved your lamp

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