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A Marine Specimen a Horse Shoe Crab, Italy, 1870



A marine natural Wunderkammer specimen. A taxidermy Atlantic Horse Shoe Crab (Limulus Polyphemus). The Specimen is stuffed and mounted over a painted wooden base, Italy, circa 1870.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 36 in. (91.44 cm)Width: 10.5 in. (26.67 cm)Depth: 6 in. (15.24 cm)
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  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Milan, IT
  • Reference Number
    Seller: Italy1stDibs: LU917122685862

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Milan, Italy
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