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LAST DAY OF 2014  2014-12-31

This is the last day of the year and we are only 6 in the offices of Conchology, Inc. today. It is a perfect moment to write a small newsletter. We start with the best wishes to all of you, once more

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HAPPY 2015  2014-12-18

2014 was a great year for Conchology, Inc., with, thanks to all of you, sustained sales. As confirmed by the big auction houses throughout the world, the crisis in our sector is definitely gone.

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This book takes us on a ride through 267 pages of information on how shells entered the collections of the Duchess of Portland, and how they left the collections. The book is a detailed account full of philosphical considerations, scrutinizing the motivations behind the motivations and the consequences behind the consequences of the many people involved in the transfer of a found shell on a given beach to the prestigious place in an 18th century British collection.

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We slowly start our management of the literature. In the coming months we will update the Conchology, Inc. homepage with a genuine overview of the recent literature. Literature is the backbone of a collector and the backbone of a collection. Needless to say it is the solid backbone of any shell dealer. When choosing among dealers, put an oblique eye on the shell books. Any library of less than 3 meters shelf should raise high suspicions.

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The latest weeks were busy, very busy indeed. We are now September and the two summer months, July and August, did NOT meet the expectations of slow business. We therefore were very well motivated to work hard and finally decided to put order in our pre-stock shells. The result is impressive, we show you one image of half of the pre-stock. While putting order and going through each lot of shells, we discovered thousands of items not online. Our ladies are "filming in" all these for you. In the meantime we continue to purchase vintage stocks as opportunities offer themselves.

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Last Day Of 2014

Happy 2015

New Exceptional Shells

The Start Of December 2014

A Wonderful Auction

Gloria Maris Online And Updates

Exceptional Shells

Recent Web Site Updates

Newsletter 3: About 23 October Of The Year 2014: The Batanes Islands

Newsletter 2: On 23 October Of The Year 2014: Leyte, Lake Danao

Newsletter 1: Mount Licos, Lake Danao And Batan Island

A Quiet Weekend: A Nice Auction And New Tools On Conchology, Inc.

Newsletter: Three Extraordinary Books

Newsletter: Literature And The Manou Journals

Newsletter: Malapascua And China 2014

The First Week Of August 2014

Newsletter: Information, Half July 2014

Newsletter: The Start Of July 2014

Europe 2014 Newsletter Two: Pre And Post Shell Show

Europe 2014 Newsletter One: Shell Show And Auction Results

Europe 2014 - An Active And Surprising Visit

News From Conchology, Inc - Updates May 2014

The Mighty Numbers Of Death And The Mighty Numbers Of Life

Newsletter The Quantities Of Shells - Vietnam 3

Newsletter The Quantities Of Shells - Vietnam 2

Newsletter The Quantities Of Shells - Vietnam 1

March 2014: Auction Results And Journals

The New Books Arrived, Paris Show And Mnhn Museum

The Cone Collector

Newsletter: The Second Week Of March 2014

Back In Conchology

Web Updates In The Start Of February

Literature Update And Auction Result

The Search For The Shell I Could Not Find

Leptoconus Ammiralis

Auction Results And Updates On Received Journals

Newsletter: The Third Week Of January 2014

Start Of 2014