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A vinctifer comptoni fish fossil that has been mounted on plaster and presented in a wooden frame.
A Canadian beaver (Castor canadensis) mounted standing upright on a shaped piece of particle board.
A group of three butterflies, mounted in a vertical line with a single pin, and framed in a wooden box. The butterflies have printed labels beneath them "Papilio ulysses / (Malaysia)", "Graphium androcles / (Celebes)" and "Morpho rhetinor / (Peru)". Top butterfly has vibrant metallic blue and dark brown colourings. Lower wings have a 'tear drop' like shape suspended from them. Middle butterfly is partially striped, brown and cream colourings with the lower wings extending outwards with long points. The lower butterfly has a vibrant metallic blue/purple colour to the wings. The framed box is secured by two hook and eyelets on the longer sides. Pale wood, with a whitewash appearance. "SYD / L30" is handwritten on an adhered label on the top right side of the frame and covered with selotape. The rear of the frame has hooks and string for hanging.
A Mineral Specimens of New Zealand box set which contains 96 small mounted samples of rocks and minerals, each which are named with a printed label. Many of these labels also include location information. The box is rectangular with a hinged lid and is covered with an embossed gold coloured paper. The hinged lid is lined and fitted with a label on the top and underside which features a hei tiki design. " MINERAL SPECIMENS / OF / NEW ZEALAND " is marked on the label along with fern and kowhaiwhai type patterns. " SET X1 / CARNEGIE " 96 PIECES " is marked on a paper label stuck to the underside of the lid.
Female Tuatara Sphenodon punctatus. Mounted and painted specimen.