Naturalist/Taxidermist. A skull with eyeglasses is the head of this figure. On his chest, below the beads, is a paper name tag that reads “W. H. Wakeley, Naturalist Taxidermist.” By Kohler, Pasadena, California.
Material will be shipped, well packed, by appropriate means and priced accordingly. Where possible shipments will be covered by's Be-hold's art insurance and the cost will be factored into the price of shipping and handling. Special arrangements must be approved in advance. Shipments to foreign countries will be by appropriate means, and will include some kind of tracking or insurance if appropriate. Customs forms will state the actual value. Buyer will pay for shipping including reasonable charges for preparation and packing.
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Everything is guaranteed authentic, original and as described. We almost never have returns. Please inquire for additional information. Make sure you understand our rigorous condition codes.
Our be-hold.com website has a link to a GUIDE to the auction, that contains a lot of useful information about the presentation and the bidding.
The scans, as far as possible, are accurate representations of the objects. Significant aspects of condition are mentioned in the text. In addition, we supplement the descriptions with codes that alert you to the general nature of the object.
* All material with actual damage to the surface (not to the mount) will have a prefix "D," as in [D3]. In a few cases where the damage does not affect normal viewing it will be mentioned but the Prefix will not be given. Some damage is quite minor, but it will be mentioned anyway.
* Material that was originally well produced and has been preserved in that condition will have a grade of . We do not use this category lightly.
* Material that was a little less fine to begin with, but still has an attractive presence and no distracting problems, will have a grade of 
* Typical collectible material with some fading, minor wear and soil (but no actual damage) will be graded .
Particular factors will be mentioned in the text. A "plus" or "minus" will sometimes be used to indicate which end of the condition range is applicable.