16 - 17 April 2008
AMBRE CONTENANT UN PAPILLON
Oligocène, Boyaca, Colombie.
Largeur: 6 cm. (2½ in.), largeur du papillon: 1.5 cm. (0½ in.)
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Voir Geirnaert, E., L'Ambre, miel de Fortune et mémoire de Vie, les Edition du Piat.
Il s'agit probablement d'un papillon nocturne si on en juge par le type d'antenne. Pièce rare.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT payable at 19.6% (5.5% for books) will be added to the buyer’s premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis
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