This item has closed 1 buyer bought 1 item
View all items in the bidorbuy category Other Antiques & Collectables.  View other items offered by Nautilus Trading (2013 Rating score between 1000 and 4999)

5.9cm Mako Shark Tooth Fossil! - Genuine Ancient Fossil
bidorbuy ID: 64298202

5.9cm Mako Shark Tooth Fossil! - Genuine Ancient Fossil

R226.00

EXTINCT MAKO SHARK TEETH FOSSILS

      

As one of the fastest sharks in the ocean, the modern Mako shark can attain burst swimming speeds of up to 50 km/h and can leap clear of the water to heights of up to 6 meters.
These qualities have made this species a sought after sport fish.
The shortfin mako can grow to lengths of 3.9 meters. There is still some uncertainty about its life-span, but it is suspected to reach ages of between 11-23 years.
The following Mako shark teeth fossil is from an extinct ancestor of the modern Mako, and probably grew a lot larger!

 5.9 cm MAKO SHARK TOOTH FOSSIL!
Genuine ancient fossil - not a replica!

Please note that the images are greatly enlarged to show detail.
The tooth has been cleaned and polished but no repairs or restoration have been done.


Measurements were taken with a vernier and measures as follows:
Left slant - 59mm
Right slant - 58mm
Weight - 17.7 gram
Origin: South Carolina U.S.A.
Image below only indicates how measurements are taken and tooth in image is not included.

Reverse side view:

View of the root area:

 
PLEASE ASK ANY QUESTIONS BEFORE BIDDING. 
I am not an authority on the subject and can not provide a certificate of authenticity, but I offer a full money back guarantee on this item.
 


Warranty & Guarantee:

Money Back Guarantee Offered Money-Back Guarantee:

7 Days: Please see details in listing

Loading Shipping and Payment Options

Buyer Feedback for Nautilus Trading (2013 Rating score between 1000 and 4999)

Pair of Hand Painted KUTANI Japanese Porcelain Figurines in Excellent condition
Comment:
More beautiful than the pictures! Wonderful figurines to have in your house. Seller fantastic, no problems and fast delivery.
R385.00
rated on 30 Aug 2015
by LongPlusdropinses (225 Rating score between 100 and 499)
R50.00
rated on 28 Aug 2015
by Punkprincess28 (166 Rating score between 100 and 499)
R145.00
rated on 24 Aug 2015
by quintinh2008 (65 Rating score between 50 and 99)