Preserved on a rectangular piece of chalk is this fine and well detailed Spondulus shell. These shells are popular amongst collectors as they are aesthetically pleasing to the eye. This specimen has one decent spine preserved as well as many spine bases. A lovely addition to any collection.
This rare bivalve is from an old collection that we recently purchased, and exhibits its characteristic long curving umbo.It is said that it had this feature to keep it clear of sediments entering the mantle cavity in shallow waters. A very interesting and highly collectable shell one for the collector.
Fossil sponges especially from this world famous location are sought after amongst collectors. This particular specimen is from an old collection and has been carefully prepared from its surrounding chalk matrix to reveal this superb three dimensional sponge. These sponges are very scarse nowadays and this would make a fine and important addition to any collection.
This specimen is one of the finest three dimensional sponges we have offered for open sale. The specimen has been painstakingly removed from its surrounding chalk matrix to reveal this exceptional sponge. Sponges from this particular location are becoming scarse. This particular one is from an old collection. They simply don't come any better than this.