Sea shell "Cassis cornuta & Cypraecassis rufa "
Early to mid. 20th century, private collection from Finland.
Delicate old samples of a horned helmet shell (Cassis cornuta) and bit larger bullmouth shell (Cypraecassis rufa), species of large sea snails, a marine Gastropoda molluscs in the family Cassidae. These gorgeous shells comes from Finnish private collection. Good condition. Minor age-related wear, chips, dirt and dust. Size approx.11,8cm x 7,5cm x 8,6cm and 7,4cm x 6,5cm x 5,8cm. Weight total c. 298g.
NB! These aged shells/conchs 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.