Tub weighs 4.3 kg powder mixes to same weight.
$57.00 plus postage
We're back to show you a racing horse mount we completed back in 2005.
RIVER VERDON (1987 - 2005) One of Hong Kong's top racing horses, River Verdon remains the only winner, to date, of the middle distance Hong Kong Triple Crown. His wins spanned six seasons (1990 - 1996) and included no fewer than four Champions and Chater Cups and two Hong Kong Gold Cups. A Hong Kong Derby winner and by definition the best of his generation, he also did Hong Kong proud by winning the 1991 Hong Kong Invitation Cup (now called the Hong Kong Cup) defeating runners from Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Malaysia and Singapore. Read more of RIVER VERDON'S story.
After enjoying retirement in Australia, RIVER VERDON passed away in 2005. SP Taxidermy were commissioned by his owner, The Hon Ronald Arculli, to preserve him for racing fans in Hong Kong to remember. SPT started by skinning the horse, tanning the hide and preserving the skeleton. We then begun the process of sculpting the anatomy and constructing a fibreglass body on top. The tanned skin was then mounted over the body of the completed specimen before the champion racehorse was taken back to Hong Kong in 2006. The work is now on display at Sha Tin Racecourse.
An adult male Golden Pheasant has just been added to our online shop.
He is from Asia, on a naturalistic base. With magnificent, vibrant, colourful plume. Exceptional quality, a beautiful decorative item or a welcome specimen to any collection.
Happy New Year 2015 blog readers! Welcome to the New Year, we hope everyone had a great Christmas - and with the New Year comes new opportunities...and new Game Heads! Check out our online store, we have plenty of species in stock, and they're selling well. Any questions, get in touch and we'll help in any way we can.
"On the 12th Day of Christmas my true love sent to me
12 peacocks preening..."
We have a beautiful adult peacock in a resting position, gorgeous full tail, complete with black or white pedestal stand. A stunning piece of taxidermy for the home decor.
We have a dozen Peacocks in all, in either right or left turning positions.
More peacock images coming soon. Contact us if you're interested. We'll be back with more soon & keep checking the shop. We're adding mounts daily as others sell out.
Ok, here's our latest Christmas gift idea.
Zebra Head: Upright straight mount
Beautiful new zebra head with strong black neck markings. Lovely full mane and a natural clip to the animals right ear. Unique black markings to jaw line, it's the first of this type of markings we have encountered.
Excellent decor piece for the home, fashion store or board room.
Item number GH064 $5500
Contact us if you're interested regarding shipping and delivery time frames. We'll be back with more soon & keep checking the shop. We're adding mounts daily as others sell out.
Having trouble finding the perfect Christmas, birthday or corporate gift for that person who has everything?
We may have just what you're after!
We have beautiful adult peacocks, recently mounted on decorative black pedestal stands, ideal for the home or office decorator or a special Chrissy gift. Available facing straight, left or right.
Contact us if you're interested. We'll be back with more soon & keep checking the shop. We're adding mounts daily as others sell out.
Tired of pins that bend or rust in your game heads and leave ugly rust marks where they have been?
Then you need to try Euro Pins, specifically designed by taxidermists for taxidermists.
I once thought pins were pins, but marvelled at the beautiful grooming arrangement by the masters of bird taxidermists in Europe.
The simple secret is Euro pins, no gummy tape, no crimping threads, simply groom and pin your feather tracts in place until they dry and set
There stainless steel shafts with moulded plastic handles ensures rust free use over and over again, plus easy removal from the specimen without those corrosive problems.
Once you try these pins, you will never go back to standard steel pins.
Standard face and game head pins -50 mm and 62 mm varieties, $25.00 per 100 plus GST
The 130 mm long game bird pin ideal for the game bird taxidermy $28.00 per 100 plus GST
Contact us today at South Pacific Taxidermy on firstname.lastname@example.org