Science, Technology and Medical Equipment Online Auction

October 16, 2014

LOT 715

Lot 715

Large Fossillized Megalodon Tooth

Large Fossillized Megalodon Tooth
Lot 715 Details
Large Fossillized Megalodon Tooth

with sharp serrated edge, glossy ‘enamel’ surface and black to gray root
diagonal length 5.2" — 13.2 cm.

Estimate $300-$500

Realised: $840
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


C. Megalodon (big tooth) is an extinct species of giant shark which lived 28 to 1.5 million years ago. It is generally regarded as one of the most powerful predators in vertebrate history, growing up to 60 feet in length.


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LOT 715

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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