Product & Packaging
There are 7 skulls in all, each hand-cast from silicon molds in one piece. They were expensive at the time and very few sold in the USA. Resin color varied (as can be seen from the examples shown here). All are painted with a varnish wash to simulate age and highlight details. The elaborate packaging and the number of different models suggests a reasonable sales volume was expected.
Each skull is nested in a protective straw-like material and sits on a black paper
printed base. A small (180 x 130 mm) single-sided information sheet (shown opposite) is included inside each base.
The outer box is transparent and the details of the skull inside (name
and species details) appear on the top left front corner, applied using a
L 70, H 47, W 34 (mm)