Butterflies, Framed (Rajah Brooke's Birdwing)

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Two Rajah Brooke's Birdwing butterflies. A male specimen is at the top, and a female specimen is mounted at the bottom. The butterflies are coloured in shades of green and brown and mounted with metal pins on a white piece of card and contained within a deep black wooden frame with interior sides coloured gold. White adhered label with black printed text reads " Trogonoptera brookiana albescens ( MALAYSIA ) / RAJAH BROOKE'S BIRDWING / [Japanese characters and a gender symbol]". "No 115" stamped along the lower rear edge of the frame. Triangular metal hook at centre top allows for hanging. Rear of frame has a brown paper tape border sealing pale green card.
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A96.791
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I have similar frame. Top is Appias nero figulina .underneath is T.Brookiana albescens. male symbol. On the back no.103

- mandy on 16-12-2018 03:25:34

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