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    RARE CENTIPEDE IN AMBER
    La Bucara Mine, La Cordillera Septentrional, Dominican Republic
    Looking like he is ready to climb out of the Amber, this fine centipede is very well preserved in the center of this clear piece of Dominican Amber. Slightly curled, his fine details are visible to the naked eye. Overall the Amber measures 1 1/8 x ¾ x 3/8 inches thick. The Eastern collector who had it in his private collection has had it reviewed and authenticated by renowned Amber expert: Dr. David Grimaldi of the American Museum of Natural History.


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2010
    17th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,357

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