Ft. Worth, TX (PRWEB) October 5, 2006
Make an impression on your friends with a full size lunging Polar Bear or real Tiger rug in your living room. These are just two of the 600 native and exotic taxidermy items being offered to the general public at the World Class Big Game Trophy & Western Auction on Friday, October 13th and Saturday, October 14th in Fort Worth. The auction includes rustic décor items, cowboy and Indian collectibles and taxidermy mounts from private collections of famous big game hunters and a museum.
If a Polar Bear is a little large for your decorating space, they will also have small game animals such as Porcupine, Austrian Opossum or Quail. Mounts for your walls include a rare Black Rhino, Cape Buffalo, record book Boone & Crockett Whitetails, Elk and a Moose with a 68” rack spread. “We have a full body Jaguar and other rare, hard to find animals,” said John Brommel, sale organizer. “I guarantee that your neighbor won’t have one.”
Of the most unusual are a set of huge, six-foot, 180 pound ivory elephant tusks, a Giraffe and a full body Gobi. There are hundreds of species: a full body African Lion and Bongo, Nile Lechwe, Wildebeest, 10 full body Black and Grizzly Bears, Hippo, Argali, Elephant, Longhorn, Buffalo, Big Horn Sheep, Mountain Goat, Zebra, Sailfish, Alligator Gar, Pheasant, Springbok, Chamois and Red Hartebeest. More small game animals in the collection include Badger, Coyote, Artic Fox, Cougar, Beaver and Raccoon.
Decorator and collectible items include a remarkable collection of bronzes of all sizes, chaps, spurs, lots of ivory items, beautiful hand carved African pieces, swords, spears, antlers, horns, skulls, plus a wide variety of antler chandeliers, lamps and furniture. The sale has an excellent selection of cowhides, sheep skins, Zebra hides and rugs, Eel and snake skins, Alpaca, Bear and Lion rugs. There are furniture and accessories such as framed art, trunks, coffee tables, blankets, bar stools, metal art, wagon wheels, cowboy and Indian collectibles, jewelry and knives.
The 1300 item auction is 2 days, Friday, October 13th starting at 12pm & Saturday, October 14th at 10 am at the Will Rogers Memorial Center, 1 Amon Carter Square, Exhibits Building 1 in Ft. Worth, Texas. The preview is October 13th from 10 am-12 noon. For more information visit http://www.TaxidermyKing.com or call John Brommel at The Corner Shoppe (512) 451-7633 or week of auction call (817) 338-4801.
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