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  1. This fossil caught my eye the first time I saw it, and I keep going back to it, but I haven't gotten it for two reasons: first, it's a little out of my range, and secondly I want to be sure about it before doing anything foolish. It's advertised as a Vinctifer Comptoni, and I have no doubts about the identification, but in researching these fish I saw mention of many fakes and/or composites. However, I've tried to see any composite work or "fakery" on this particular fossil and I don't see any. The problem is my complete inexperience, so I thought I'd bring it to the experts here.
  2. A long time ago I used to go to Tucson every year for about 10 years. On one of those trips I bought a fish concretion that was from Brazil. I took it home, did most of the prep on it and then for some reason I put it aside and then years later we moved here to Montana. Well, I found it again the other day and today found out just how hard this rock is while doing about 4 hours of prep. Still got another prep session to finish this beauty up, but its almost done. Only took 20 years. Ha!!! This fish is Vinctifer comptoni from Brazil and Cretaceous in age. RB
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