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#3120665 - 01/12/13 04:16 PM value of fossil???
GOHUNT
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Anyone know how to place a relatively accurate value on a fossil?

I picked this fossil of a few ferns at the flea market today for $4. The lady said she her uncle lived in Pennsylvania and found this. When I said I didn't know what it was worth, even if it was worth $4 she laughed and said yeah it's worth 20 times that. Think she is right? Beats me, but it's neat.

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#3120764 - 01/12/13 05:22 PM Re: value of fossil??? [Re: GOHUNT]
Chris Tripp
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I collect some fossils and would probably price that one around $20-25. Fossil ferns are fairly common in shale.
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#3120939 - 01/12/13 06:59 PM Re: value of fossil??? [Re: Chris Tripp]
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Pretty neat.
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#3121115 - 01/12/13 08:24 PM Re: value of fossil??? [Re: RUGER]
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Very nice! I always like stuff like that.
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#3122869 - 01/14/13 06:49 AM Re: value of fossil??? [Re: Chris Tripp]
GOHUNT
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 Originally Posted By: Chris Tripp
I collect some fossils and would probably price that one around $20-25. Fossil ferns are fairly common in shale.


Thanks Chris! I'll get me a plate stand and stand this up in my office as a conversation piece.
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