All shells have a picture that shows the shell you buy.
Shells for sale are categorized into two:
- Exceptional Shells: are shells that stand out by criteria such as quality, rarity, size, beauty etc.
- Selected Shells: these are good to very good representatives of the species. In general, they have been sorted out of many specimens, mainly on their quality.
You can judge quality from the picture. Since fine digital images are available we give less attention to this quality determination, unless it concerns "dead" shells.
|Amount to Bid||Next Minimum Bid|
|$1 - $9||+ $1|
|$10 - $99||+ $5|
|$100 - $999||+ $25|
|$1000 - $9999||+ $75|
A bid you placed cannot be withdrawn and is a firm contract to buy the shell after the auction.
When winning items on the Conchology, Inc. auction, no discount is given on the total amount.
We will send the parcel to the customer after receiving the payment.
Ordering can be done by adding shells in the shopping basket on the website or you can email, fax or order by the telephone.
All prices are in euro and US dollar and do not include postage.
- 10 % - individual order of 600 €/US$ and above
- has accumulated orders starting 1500 €/US$ all succeeding orders are applied with 10% discount
- 15 % - has accumulated or reached a total order of at least 10,000 €/US$
- 30 % - Philippine shells excluding exceptional, rare and shells over a value of $200
- 15 % - Non Philippine shells
All orders have to be paid in advance. When we receive the payment, the parcel will be mailed immediately to the customer.
We accept the following payments:
- Bank transfer
- Credit card payments
- Cash payment
The fastest payment method is by paypal or credit card. The maximum amount that can be paid through credit card is € 3000. For higher amounts, we suggest you to pay by bank transfer.
Cash payments and checks have to be sent in a registered envelope to the following address:
Stanislas Leclefstraat 8
Cebu Light Industrial Park
Basak, Lapu-lapu City, Cebu 6015
For the Conchology. Inc. bank details, email Jecilia for more information.
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Conservation of Rare, Threatened and Endangered Fisheries Species
We do not send forbidden shells from the Philippine Government and Cites
Read this page for information about endangered species, issued by the Philippine Department of Agriculture.