You haven't verified your email address yet

Armoured fish - Pteraspidiformes - Drepanaspis gemuendenensis Schlüter, 1887 - fossil - size: 34 x 19 cm

Lot reference 20369783

Valid bid!

In order to place your bid, you'll only need to sign in or create a free account.

Already registered?

Waiting for extension Lot closed Open for bids in Lot closes in: Offer expires in:

Devonian, approx. 400 million years old - Gemünden, Hunsrück, Germany

Absolute rarity in great preservation:

Fossil: Drepanaspis gemuendenensis Schlüter, 1887

Strain: Chordata
Main class: Agnatha
Class: Pteraspidomorphi
Subclass: Heterostraci
Order: Pteraspidiformes
Family: Psammosteidae
Genus: Drepanaspis
Type: gemuendenensis


- extremely rare fossil
- excellent, well-preserved condition
- complete armoured fish
- body covered with bone plates
- rear body protected by roof tile-like overlapping scales
- characteristic ornamentation of bony plates
- the "toothed" edges of the bone plates are great
- with typical fan-shaped, laterally flattened caudal fin
- fossil records are rare
- paleontological treasure


100 % original
no supplement, no break, no gluing!
in original slate concretion


- from the world famous site Kaisergrube Gemünden (Hunsrück), Germany


Geological era: Devonian, approx. 400 million years ago
Find spot: Gemünden, Hunsrück, Germany

Dimensions: Fish approx. 34 x 19 cm
Shale plate approx. 46 x 39 cm
Weight: 7.3 kg

Further information:
This fossil was the highlight of a German private collection for over 30 years. It has been touched up last year and given the rating Top-Fossil by experts.

I am shipping the item securely packaged with DHL, either as a registered shipment or a parcel with tracking number.

De fossils worldwide - Annesuse Raquet  pro

Catawiki member since June 29, 2016, received 69 reviews in total (25 in last 12 months)

Feedback score: 100% (25 reviews)
(last 12 months)
  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Zeer goed verpakt + uitstekende service. Danke
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    hspr December 22, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Great seller, item as described, very well packed. Thanks
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    user-582464d December 19, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Zeer mooie stuk en goede en snelle levering !!! Top.
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    Mvsfossils December 19, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Vielen Dank
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    mvogel2409 December 15, 2018

  • Lovely fossil, thank you!

    star4156 November 19, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Pakket in goede staat ontvangen. Bedankt
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    gifkikker October 6, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    really nice !!
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    rhinorothko October 4, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    nice ones
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    mjmichiel October 4, 2018

  • Arrived quickly and as shown

    Laurins May 29, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Good fast shipping
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    florispieter May 23, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Perfecto el envío muy bien protegido y tal como de describe y muy bien por el detalle
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    Jmarrupe68 May 18, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Très bien. Parfaitement conforme à la description.
    Merci beaucoup.
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    michel7104 May 17, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Tolle Fossilien. Schönes Etikett mit Angaben zu den Funden. Hervorragende Verpackung. Zuverlässiger und netter Kontakt. Sehr zu empfehlen.
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    CarlaFabienne May 16, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Magnífico servicio, muchas gracias.
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    user-8d392ef May 16, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Die Versteigerung ist wie immer sehr seriös und sauber über die Bühne gegangen. Zur Ware kann ich erst etwas sagen, wenn sie eingegangen ist.
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    Xerx May 15, 2018

Free shipping

You won't have to pay any shipping costs for this lot.

Delivery

The seller will ship the item(s) within 3 working days after receiving confirmation of payment.

Customs information

Any other costs or charges such as customs or import duties, customs clearance and handling may also apply during the shipment of your lot and will be charged to you by the involved party at a later stage if applicable.

Pick Up

You can pick up this lot from the seller: Sulzbachtal (), Germany.

All of our auctions are subject to notarial supervision 

Payment options

Visa Mastercard Sepa_credit_transfer

Share this lot with your friends

We’re sorry, we're unable to accept your bid

Due to an outstanding payment, you currently cannot place any bids on Catawiki.

Once your payment has been processed, you will immediately be able to place your bids again as normal. Please note: If you decide to pay via bank transfer, your payment may take up to 2 working days to be processed. We therefore recommend using one of the direct payment methods available on our payment page.

Pay now

X
Not registered yet?
By creating your free Catawiki account, you’ll be able to bid on any of our 50,000 special objects up for auction every week.
or Sign in