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Baryonyx

I saw this at a Fossil convention in Vienna it was priced around 230 euros that's about 250$. Is it real?

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Kane

Looks like a composite to me, but wait until the mosasaur experts come by.

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Anomotodon

Looks right to me, a nice Prognathodon jaw.

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Fitch1979

I wouldn't see any hints indicating falsification or composite...

 

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snolly50

There has been discussion on the Forum about jackets being applied to composite jaw/teeth to give the impression that the piece is fresh from the field; thereby enhancing the aura of authenticity. From the photo alone, I would have been attracted to this piece. Two things would inform my decision - price (I'm cheap) and viewing the piece with a 10X loupe paying attention to the crown/root junctures and to the area of root entering jaw. 

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Kane

Consensus points to it being authentic! This is one of those instances when I take joy in being wrong. :) 

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Fitch1979
16 minutes ago, snolly50 said:

 From the photo alone.... (I'm cheap)

he is :D

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LordTrilobite

This jaw looks good. I see no red flags or hints that it could be a composite. The only tooth I might have questions about is the first tooth on the far right. The join looks a little smoother and there is a slight seam visible. But this isn't very suspicious really. Though if I would want to buy it, I'd still want better photos of that area, just to be sure.

 

Looks like a typical Prognathodon. Though it's unclear if this is an upper or lower jaw as the bone is a bit broken up and partially obscured in the photo.

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snolly50
24 minutes ago, Fitch1979 said:

he is :D

LOL, there is no use in denying, it's true. 

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SULLY

It looks legit to me. Good buy!

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Baryonyx

I am not buying it was an old picture that I took 5 months ago. I was just wondering if, it is real because 250 $ is not that much for a big jaw.

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