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    SPIDERS IN AMBER
    Arachnida
    Eocene
    Yantarny Kalingrad, Russia

    The incredible detail visible on these pair of Spiders is testament to why such specimens are so sought after by collectors. Only in fossilized tree resin is ancient life preserved completely unchanged, as though held in suspended animation. Each of these tiny Arachnids is perfectly visible, in two nuggets of terrific clarity, from the bulbous abdomen to the fine hairs bristling along the legs. Two superb specimens, one in a small nugget of a lovely pale golden color, ¾ inches long; the other in a larger piece of a darker, orange glowing hue, 1½ inches wide.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2012
    20th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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