Genus

Cypraea

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
pantherina
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea pantherina pantherina

pantherina pantherina

60,9 mm

selected

7,00 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

11.09.2007

Eritrea › Dahlak Archipelago

2007

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pantherina pantherina 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea pantherina pantherina

pantherina pantherina

78 mm

F++/F+++

10,92 Euro

Fabio Porfiri › cypshells

05.01.2008

Somalia › Saylac (Zeila)
North of Lomola (?)

Freak

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pantherina pantherina 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea pantherina pantherina

pantherina pantherina

75,6 mm

Gem

38,89 Euro

Fabio Porfiri › cypshells

05.01.2008

Somalia › Saylac (Zeila)

Large, FANTASTIC COLOUR. 2007

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pantherina pantherina 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea pantherina pantherina

pantherina pantherina

76,02 mm

Gem-

30,56 Euro

Fabio Porfiri › cypshells

05.01.2008

Somalia › Saylac (Zeila)

DARK YELLOW - BLUISH - FANTASTIC COLOUR ONE ON MANY

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pantherina pantherina 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea pantherina pantherina

pantherina pantherina

86 mm

F+++

25,61 Euro

Moti Kohen › motik2006

06.01.2008

Egypt › Dahab

Under rock, 1m, Aug. 2007

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pantherina pantherina 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea pantherina pantherina

pantherina pantherina

77,5 mm

F+++/Gem

10,07 Euro

Moti Kohen › motik2006

06.01.2008

Egypt › Nuweiba (Nuwaiba, Nueba)

Aug. 2007, 1m. Pantherina albonites

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pantherina pantherina 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea pantherina pantherina

pantherina pantherina

62 mm

F++/F+

5,61 Euro

Moti Kohen › motik2006

06.01.2008

Eritrea › Massawa (Massage, Masowa)

2-4m under rock. Very special colors .(moka and orang) gast a beauty

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pantherina pantherina 07

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea pantherina pantherina

pantherina pantherina

70 mm

-

3,42 Euro

Andre Vie › vie1508

16.03.2008

Djibouti

1992

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pantherina pantherina 08

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea pantherina pantherina

pantherina pantherina

63 mm

F+

23,01 Euro

Richard H. Negus › tickers

11.10.2009

Eritrea › Dahlak Archipelago

Among reef rubble in shallow water. Exceptional colored specimen - Very dark red overglaze - small hole in dorsum does not detract

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pantherina pantherina 09

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea pantherina pantherina

pantherina pantherina

60 mm

Gem

> 100 Euro

Gisela Müller › via Email

01.11.2009

Djibouti
Between Djibouti and Saudi Arabia

Near reef in 30m depth. Natürliche Pigmentierung, kein Exemplar aus verseuchtem Wasser oder mit Rosteinschlüssen. Es handelt sich um eine seltene Form von Melanismus.

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pantherina pantherina 10

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea pantherina pantherina

pantherina pantherina

75,74 mm

F++/F+++

8,35 Euro

Mike Hart

22.05.2010

Egypt › Sharm-el-Sheikh

Slightly polished dorsum, small water spot in margin. 1-2m under coral on reef

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pantherina pantherina 11

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea pantherina pantherina

pantherina pantherina

66,2 mm

F++

5,00 Euro

Roberto Cotta Ramusino › rcr

23.02.2012

Eritrea › Dahlak Archipelago
Nocra Channel

Nice colour, but some white sand grain inclusions

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pantherina pantherina 12

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea pantherina pantherina

pantherina pantherina

82,4 mm

Gem-

22,00 Euro

Roberto Cotta Ramusino › rcr

23.02.2012

Egypt › El Fanadir › Fanadir Reef

Nice sides

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pantherina pantherina 13

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea pantherina pantherina

pantherina pantherina

65 mm

n.a.

0,00 Euro

Roberto Cotta Ramusino › rcr

23.02.2012

Red Sea
No data, Red Sea is my estimation

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Geschenk. Hatte eine falsche geschickt und mir dann die hier geschenkt. Danke

pantherina pantherina 14

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea pantherina pantherina

pantherina pantherina

61,2 mm

Gem

77,00 Euro

Fabio Porfiri › cypshells

23.02.2012

Somalia › Boosaaso
Noosaaso?

DEEP BLUE !!!!!!!!!!!!

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pantherina pantherina 15

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea pantherina pantherina

pantherina pantherina

79,1 mm

Gem

19,60 Euro

Otto Borchert

23.09.2012

Somalia › Gulf of Aden
On Red Sea?

Under coral plate off the coast of Somalia. Lovely markings touch of pink nice size

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pantherina pantherina 16

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea pantherina pantherina

pantherina pantherina

51,9 mm

Gem

36,00 Euro

Willy Van Damme › willykauri

07.10.2012

Eritrea › Dahlak Archipelago

Collected by local people. ERITREA DWARF. I see no flaws. Very small and very dark rusty colored specimen.

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pantherina pantherina 17

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea pantherina pantherina

pantherina pantherina

71,2 mm

Gem

19,14 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

10.01.2013

Somalia › Gulf of Aden

A pantherina Lovely markings touch of pink nice size. Under large coral plate. By local colector.

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pantherina pantherina 18

tigris
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

105,8 mm

-

16,83 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

15.01.2007

Vietnam › Nha Trang
see remarks

On clean white sand

Fundort vermutlich Ly Son Island oder Con Dao Islands

tigris tigris 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

107,9 mm

-

16,83 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

15.01.2007

Vietnam › Nha Trang
see remarks

On clean white sand

Fundort vermutlich Ly Son Island oder Con Dao Islands

tigris tigris 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

80 mm

-

6,92 Euro

Witsanu Jomepradit › phupree

16.01.2007

No data

Albino

-

tigris tigris 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

75 mm

Gem

12,34 Euro

Max Evans › fincormax

25.01.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Negros Island

12m /// Very pronounced tiny and mostly fusing black spots on a light blue background. Both sides have few large spots. Very thick shell material. GEM quality. Caught from Negros Island, Philippines

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tigris tigris 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

72,98 mm

Fine++/Gem-

4,00 Euro

Andreas Laabs-Rode › *gloriamaris*

19.02.2007

Philippines

Sehr leichte, juveniles Exemplar!

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tigris tigris 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

66,7 mm

F++

4,30 Euro

Richard Saing › *philippine-shells*

19.02.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Bohol Island

Dived at about 5 to 7 meters deep

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tigris tigris 07

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

71 mm

selected

20,00 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

02.01.2008

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Bohol Island (North)

Collected by local fishermen. August 2007.

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tigris tigris 13

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

78 mm

selected

40,00 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

02.01.2008

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

Collected from local fishermen. 2006.

-

tigris tigris 15

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

78,5 mm

selected

10,00 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

02.01.2008

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Bohol Island (North)

Collected by local fisherman. August 2007.

-

tigris tigris 14

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

75 mm

-

2,25 Euro

Fred Citerin › !.ethnix.!

05.01.2008

No data

-

-

tigris tigris 10

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

75 mm

-

2,25 Euro

Fred Citerin › !.ethnix.!

05.01.2008

No data

-

-

tigris tigris 09

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

66 mm

F+/F++

0,69 Euro

Moti Kohen › motik2006

06.01.2008

No data

Tigris forma teethles .special form /// The pattern is differnt from the normal

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tigris tigris 11

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

70 mm

Gem

6,15 Euro

Moti Kohen › motik2006

06.01.2008

Somalia

Freak /// A special item for the freak collectors. Tigris 70mm Gem but totaly freak. Very unic anf beautiful

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tigris tigris 12

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

130 mm

-

> 100 Euro

Richard M. Rogers › maxella

23.02.2008

Hawaiian Islands

There are no cracks or chips. I think the pix are a good representation, there is some glair.

-

tigris tigris 16

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

79,7 mm

selected

35,00 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

05.01.2009

Philippines (Palawan)

Dived at about 10-25 meters deep water by fishermen from Olango. 2008. Super colour!

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tigris tigris 17

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

72 mm

Gem-

38,17 Euro

Maribeth Hammond & Rob Martinsen › californiashells

17.05.2009

Philippines (Mindanao) › Sulu Archipelago › Siasi Island

Collected by local divers from 10-80‘ under coral heads. Black on sides and towards underside. Would be rated - SUPERB GEM - but is slightly lightweigt so Gem- rating

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tigris tigris 18

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

90 mm

-

3,00 Euro

Alexander Dechant › www.defoss.de

24.05.2009

No data

-

-

tigris tigris 19

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

79 mm

F+++

10,94 Euro

Wolfgang Proestler › boholshells

26.06.2009

Philippines (Palawan)
see remarks

-

Im Auktionstext war Cebu Island der Fundort

tigris tigris 20

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

52,5 mm

F+++

7,33 Euro

Antonio S. dela Cruz › tonyshells

07.07.2009

Philippines (Luzon) › Bicol Region › Albay Gulf
near Mayon Volcano

Dwarf. Collected by local divers about 15 to 20 meters in depth near Mayon Volcano, Albay Gulf Philippines, November 2008

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tigris tigris 24

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris pardalis

tigris pardalis

71,5 mm

F+++/Gem

27,97 Euro

Antonio S. dela Cruz › tonyshells

07.07.2009

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

collected by a local diver about 15 meters depth off coast Zamboanga Island Philippines, May 2009

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tigris pardalis 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

71 mm

F+++/F++++

36,84 Euro

Egbert A. Pagobo › superseashells

07.07.2009

Philippines (Palawan)
see remarks

290 meters deep. Super rare!!!

He always uses this sentence: " Palawan, 290meters Deep." - even for Zoilas. I don´t believe in his data.

tigris tigris 25

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

62 mm

F+++/Gem

25,80 Euro

Antonio S. dela Cruz › tonyshells

07.07.2009

Philippines (Luzon) › Luzon Island › Manila Bay

Yellowish

-

tigris tigris 21

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

51 mm

Gem

7,33 Euro

Antonio S. dela Cruz › tonyshells

07.07.2009

Philippines (Luzon) › Bicol Region › Albay Gulf
near Mayon Volcano

Dwarf. Collected by local divers about 15 to 20 meters in depth near Mayon Volcano, Albay Gulf Philippines, November 2008

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tigris tigris 23

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

102,3 mm

F+++

11,02 Euro

Antonio S. dela Cruz › tonyshells

07.07.2009

Philippines (Luzon) › Luzon Island › Manila Bay

Globose form, thick and heavy. Collected by local fishermen by nets off coast Manila Bay Philippines, May 2009

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tigris tigris 22

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

125,5 mm

n.a.

80,00 Euro

Alexander Dechant › www.defoss.de

09.10.2009

New Caledonia
(east)

18m in Höhle

-

tigris tigris 26

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

84 mm

F++/F+++

31,20 Euro

Massimo Scali › maxicuro

17.10.2009

Madagascar › Diego Suarez (Antsiranana)

REALLY YELLOW SPECIMEN FROM NORTHERN MADAGASCAR

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tigris tigris 27

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

82 mm

F++

68,77 Euro

Egbert A. Pagobo › superseashells

02.11.2009

Philippines (Palawan)
see remarks

290 meters deep

He always uses this sentence: " Palawan, 290meters Deep." - even for Zoilas. I don´t believe in his data.

tigris tigris 28

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

66 mm

F++/Gem

21,01 Euro

Egbert A. Pagobo › superseashells

02.11.2009

Philippines (Palawan)
see remarks

290 meters deep

He always uses this sentence: " Palawan, 290meters Deep." - even for Zoilas. I don´t believe in his data.

tigris tigris 29

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

89,58 mm

F+++/GEM

53,90 Euro

Cillan Chan

05.12.2009

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

Nice bicolor form, minor scar in dorsum near margin. Philippines. Zamboanga. From fishermen. November, 2009

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tigris tigris 30

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

87,99 mm

F++/F+++

2,76 Euro

Cillan Chan

05.12.2009

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

UNCOMMON size for this form. Minor erosion and slightly dull surface. Philippines. Zamboanga. From fishermen. November, 2009

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tigris tigris 31

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

80,3 mm

F+++/Gem

44,12 Euro

Cillan Chan

09.04.2010

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

Slightly irregular and scar in dorsum, UNUSUAL pattern. From fishermen. March, 2010.

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tigris tigris 32

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

87 mm

F+++/Gem

11,87 Euro

Bud Callow (R. Kallow) › shellabout

13.04.2010

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Mactan Island › Lapu Lapu
Lapu Lapu Island

Rare Spotted cowrie beautiful specimem. Taken live Lapu Lapu Island early Jan. 2010. Full gloss.

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tigris tigris 33

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

70,4 mm

F+++

10,00 Euro

Radjiwan Tirtadinata › wanny

30.04.2010

Indonesia › Nusa Tenggara Islands › Flores Island

With white blotch

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tigris tigris 35

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

91,8 mm

F++/F+++

50,00 Euro

Alessandro Petronzi › petronzi

30.04.2010

Tanzania › Zanzibar Island

Great -like stone- form. From my personal collection. Little chip on antherior right canal.

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tigris tigris 34

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

85,53 mm

F+++

21,27 Euro

Cillan Chan

01.05.2010

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

UNUSUAL specimen, looks like Cypraea pantherina AWESOME, small sand inclusion in dorsum. From fishermen. April, 2010.

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tigris tigris 36

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

76,04 mm

F+++/Gem

29,46 Euro

Cillan Chan

01.05.2010

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

UNCOMMON color form. SUPERB, minor sand inclusion in lower dorsum. From fishermen. April, 2010.

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tigris tigris 37

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

69,75 mm

F+++/Gem

36,38 Euro

Cillan Chan

22.05.2010

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

Hard to get, first time we see with orange band, slightly dull base. From fishermen. May, 2010.

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tigris tigris 38

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

73 mm

F+++

33,30 Euro

Egbert A. Pagobo › superseashells

27.05.2010

Philippines (Palawan)
see remarks

290meters Deep. Super Rare!!!

He always uses this sentence: " Palawan, 290meters Deep." - even for Zoilas. I don´t believe in his data.

tigris tigris 39

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

70,21 mm

F+++

10,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

24.06.2010

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula › Zamboanga City

UNCOMMON, VERY BEAUTIFUL pale yellow overglaze, minor sand inclusoin. From fishermen. June 2010

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tigris tigris 40

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

104 mm

F++

12,50 Euro

Quynh Gick › schneckengirl74

06.12.2010

Vietnam › Ly Son Island

5-15m. Schöne Zeichnung, interessanter Wachstumsriss

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tigris tigris 42

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

92,8 mm

F+++

12,50 Euro

Quynh Gick › schneckengirl74

06.12.2010

Vietnam › Ly Son Island

5-15m. Dick, schwer und besondere Zeichnung

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tigris tigris 43

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

93,7 mm

F++/F+++

30,00 Euro

Quynh Gick › schneckengirl74

06.12.2010

Vietnam › Ly Son Island

Seltene Zeichnung. 5-15m

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tigris tigris 44

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

83,11 mm

Gem

9,21 Euro

Cillan Chan

30.12.2010

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

AWESOME, nice deform looks like Ovula ovum, Philippines. Zamboanga. From fishermen. December, 2010.

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tigris tigris 41

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

91 mm

F+++/GEM

12,20 Euro

Antonio S. dela Cruz › tonyshells

13.07.2011

Philippines (Luzon) › Bicol Region › Albay Gulf

Looks like Cypraea Testudinaria shape, elongated and freak. Collected by local fishermen by nets off Albay Gulf Philippines, April 2011

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tigris tigris 46

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

102,7 mm

n.a.

18,14 Euro

T.C. Luu › mistery-under-sea

13.07.2011

Vietnam › Nha Trang

15m - 35m. Great Condition--- Beautiful Dark Color Combination. Beautiful Pattern & Teeth & Dorsal line. Perfect Lips & Tips. Shell is Very Glossy.

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tigris tigris 50

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

102,21 mm

n.a.

21,77 Euro

T.C. Luu › mistery-under-sea

13.07.2011

Vietnam › Nha Trang

15m - 35m. Great Condition--- Beautiful Color Combination. Beautiful Pattern & Teeth. Perfect Lips & Tips. Shell is Glossy & Scratched on Dosum.

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tigris tigris 49

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

103,8 mm

n.a.

21,77 Euro

T.C. Luu › mistery-under-sea

13.07.2011

Vietnam › Nha Trang

10m - 25m. Great Condition--- Beautiful Color Combination. Exellent Pattern & Perfect Lips. Beautiful Dorsal line & Great Pattern on Margins. Shell is Very Glossy. One Small Bubble on Dorsum.

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tigris tigris 51

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

79 mm

n.a.

36,60 Euro

Antonio S. dela Cruz › tonyshells

13.07.2011

Philippines (Luzon) › Bicol Region › Albay Gulf

Inflated RARE freak!, one end of terminal completely closed. Collected by local fishermen by nets off Albay Gulf Philippines, December 2009

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tigris tigris 45

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

59 mm

F+++/GEM

7,50 Euro

Antonio S. dela Cruz › tonyshells

13.07.2011

Philippines (Luzon) › Luzon Island › Manila Bay
Quezon Province

Unique mantle line. Collected by local fishermen by nets off Quezon Province , Philippines, January 2011

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tigris tigris 48

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

76 mm

F+++/GEM

10,10 Euro

Antonio S. dela Cruz › tonyshells

13.07.2011

Philippines (Luzon) › Bicol Region › Albay Gulf

Looks like Cypraea Valentia on its shape, humpback tigris. Collected by local fishermen by nets off Albay Gulf Philippines, April 2011

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tigris tigris 47

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

86 mm

n.a.

90,00 Euro

Patrick Fourlinnie › www.lagrenadine.com

14.07.2011

No data

-

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tigris tigris 52

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

86 mm

n.a.

45,00 Euro

Patrick Fourlinnie › www.lagrenadine.com

14.07.2011

Tanzania

-

-

tigris tigris 53

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

98 mm

n.a.

30,00 Euro

Patrick Fourlinnie › www.lagrenadine.com

14.07.2011

No data

-

-

tigris tigris 54

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

87 mm

n.a.

20,00 Euro

Patrick Fourlinnie › www.lagrenadine.com

14.07.2011

No data

-

-

tigris tigris 55

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

69 mm

F+++

21,68 Euro

Gretchen Villanueva › aprilfifteen

20.07.2011

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Camotes Islands

10 meters deep. Exceptional Gold dursom line

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tigris tigris 56

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

75 mm

F+++

6,28 Euro

Ed Paloga › edspal_2008

23.07.2011

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Caubian Island

Freak form. Ordinary dive 12 meters deep. Date collected February 2011

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tigris tigris 57

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

79 mm

n.a.

26,50 Euro

Pete Krull › sheller23

14.01.2012

Fiji › Viti Levu Island › Malolo Lailei Island

On reef, 1980

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tigris tigris 58

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

71 mm

n.a.

7,50 Euro

Pete Krull › sheller23

14.01.2012

Fiji › Viti Levu Island › Malolo Lailei Island

On reef, 1980

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

85,16 mm

n.a.

7,47 Euro

Willy Van Damme › willykauri

19.02.2012

Tanzania

HEAVY AS A BRICK Tanzania. I see a flake in the dorsum and some hairlines. Not pretty but good to have.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

93,14 mm

F+++/Gem

10,73 Euro

Cillan Chan

21.02.2012

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

VERY BEAUTIFUL, tiny inclusion tiny spots on dorsum still nice. From fishermen. February, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

60,87 mm

F+++

4,60 Euro

Cillan Chan

17.06.2012

Seychelles › Amirante Ridge

Small defects on dorsum. Reef flat. Ex. coll: Alan Seccombe

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

90,79 mm

F+++

12,50 Euro

Cillan Chan

12.08.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Bantayan Island

Looks like Cypraea fultoni, EXCEPTIONAL rostrate, small chip in extremities still nice. Diver 10-20m. July, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

103 mm

F++

39,36 Euro

Ed Paloga › edspal_2008

12.08.2012

Philippines › Sulu Sea

Dive in 20 meters deep. Date collected July 2012

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

110,83 mm

F+++

33,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

09.09.2012

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

Exceptional rusty GIANT. Very nice rusty/inclusion on dorsum, EXTRA LARGE, small chip in anterior canal still nice From fishermen. August, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

83 mm

n.a.

> 100 Euro

Ivo Kolacek › kolacek

29.09.2012

New Caledonia

I bought this cowrie at the market in Noumea. It´s very interesting I´ve never seen C.tigris niger. It is very rugged. In two places slightly damaged glaze

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

86,29 mm

F++/F+++

13,85 Euro

Cillan Chan

10.11.2012

China › Hainan

Rusty with inclusion, tiny water spots. HEAVY. Shallow water

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris pardalis

tigris pardalis

66,58 mm

n.a.

8,50 Euro

Michael Stabenow › karacol56

25.11.2012

Sri Lanka › Dondra and Gandara
between Dondra and Gandara

By fisherman on dead reef-platform. 2-4m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris pardalis

tigris pardalis

76,2 mm

Gem

36,06 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

10.01.2013

Philippines

On clean sand at 30ft. A wonderful specimen

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

82,68 mm

F+++/Gem

8,98 Euro

Cillan Chan

16.02.2013

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

Healed slightly dull and minor scar on dorsum, RARE reddish pattern. From fishermen. February, 2013

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