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Female Tuatara Sphenodon punctatus. Mounted and painted specimen.
Glass case displaying ten humming birds. Family Trochilidae. Mounted with wings and tails spread out. Variation in colour and size. Displayed with ferns and grasses under. Came from the Estate of Colonel Messenger.
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.
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 Canadian beaver (Castor canadensis) mounted standing upright on a shaped piece of particle board.
A vinctifer comptoni fish fossil that has been mounted on plaster and presented in a wooden frame.