Queen conch "Aliger gigas"
Mid.20th century, private collection from Finland.
A gorgeous old sample of a queen conch (Aliger gigas), species of large sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family of true conches, the Strombidae. This gorgeous conch comes from Finnish private collection. Good condition. Minor age-related wear, chips, dirt, repairs and dust. Small piece is sawn off to keep the conch upright position. Size approx. 20,0cm x 19,5cm x 14,0cm. Weight c. 870g.
NB! This aged shell/conch are from private collection, Finland, Europe. We don’t sell, buy or distribute new shells, conches or fragments and we don’t accept their illegal importation.