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FOR SALE

The following mounts are available for sale.  
Prices do not include shipping or state tax
(where applicable)


FISH     FISH REPLICAS      BIRDS   GAMEHEADS    MAMMALS

REPLICA LAKE STURGEON HEADS

For more information or to purchase any of these mounts,
 stop by the studio during regluar hours,
send me an e-mail  
or call toll free 1-877-582-7005  to order
We accept Visa & Mastercard  

Legal Information on Buying and Selling Taxidermy


The following web pages have moved -
Taxidermy Classified Ads   Taxidermy mounts available to buy or sell
Artificial Taxidermy and other Wildlife related Art


Exclusive style Molon Labe Patches now available for sale! click on image
Molon Labe
                  patches now available
What does Molon Labe mean?

Exclusive Ural patches now available for fellow Ural riders!
Custom designed by me, high quality embroidered patches.
Patches are 4" wide X 3.5" high
click on image for more purchasing info
Exclusive ural patch only
                  available here
Cost is $8 each and includes shipping in the USA. 



    I currently have the following mounts available for immediate sale.  There is only 1 of most items and they will be sold on a first come, first serve basis.  Prices do not include shipping or WI tax if you are a WI resident.   I am now accepting Visa and Matercard credit cards, however, I do not have secure ordering over the Internet, so please call if you want to use your credit card.    I also accept cash, money order, cashier, travelers or personal checks.  Give me a call if you have questions


Fish Reproductions
Available for immediate purchase

CLICK IMAGE FOR LARGER PIC
DESCRIPTION
PRICE
STOCK #
11.75" Bluegill
Bluegill   -   Length 11.75"
Girth - 14.5"  Live wt - 2.35#


$210.00
BLG11.7-1
18" Brook Trout
Brook Trout, male -
17.5 " long 11.5" girth

incl. butternut slab panel
$200.00
McG-BkTr18
40" King Salmon NEW!
21" LARGEMOUTH BASS
15.5" GIRTH  5#
W/ DRIFTWOOD
W/O DRIFTWOOD - DEDUCT $15
$275
RH-LMB21
40" King Salmon - male
24" girth       31 lb.
Great Lakes spawning coloration
$446.50
NIC-KSalmon40
SOLD
17 inch
                  Black Crappie
17" Black Crappie
14" girth   3 lb.
$250.00
CRB-17R
35" KING SALMON -
                  MALE
35" KING SALMON - MALE
21" Girth - Wt. - Unkown
Summer colors


$446.50

AP-1137P

 Others available at different times
call or e-mail for information on custom replicas

Reproduction Lake Sturgeon heads!
These sturgeon head replicas are cast from Lake Winnebago sturgeon
Made ONLY in our studio
The following size are available right now!
Price shown does NOT include panel.  Add $12 for solid oak panel, specify oval or shield.



SH-1
cast from a fish
 57" long and 85 lb..
Mouth partially extended
$200


SH-2
cast from a fish
65" long and 105 lb..
Mouth partially extended
Shown with shield panel in oak
$225
($237  w/ panel)



SH-3
cast from a fish
67" long and 115 lb.
Mouth partially extended
Shown with shield panel in walnut
$225
($237  w/ panel)


SH-4
cast from a fish
60" long and 95 lb..
Mouth NOT extended
Shown with oval panel in oak
$200
($212  w/ panel)

Sturgeon head w/ fin
Top View

SH-12
 w/ fin
cast from 84" X 220# fish
New 45 degree style replica head with 1 fin


$425

NEW sizes now available
We can add 1 fin and extra body length to any replica head
like SH-12 above for $125 extra.  


SH-7-4758
66" LONG x 110 LB.
$250

SH-8-4849
74" LONG  x 168 LB.
$250

SH-9-4951
72" LONG x  125 LB.
$250

SH-10-4952
79" LONG  x 162 LB.
$250

SH-12-5241
84 " LONG x 220 LB.   (WI STATE RECORD - 2010)
$300


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Fish Mounts

WI Sales tax and/or shipping is NOT included

24.5" WALLEYE
24 1/2" WALLEYE  13 1/2" GIRTH
W/ DRIFTWOOD
$300
SF86-WALLEYE24
18" SMALLMOUTH BASS 18 1/2" SMALLMOIUTH BASS 12 1/2" GIRTH
W/ DRIFTWOOD

$225
SF-92-SMBASS18
17" SMALLMOUTH BASS 17" SMALLMOUTH BASS  ~  13" GIRTH
W/ DRIFTWOOD
$200
SF5150-SMBASS17
39" KING
                      SALMON
39" MALE KING SALMON  ~ 22" GIRTH  ~  25#
$400
SF5419-SALMON39
25.5" BURBOT
25 1/2" BURBOT (LAWYER OR FRESHWATER COD)
14.25" GIRTH
$300
SF12-BURBOT25


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Mammals





Black Squirrel Fox/Grey Squirrel Cross
NEW!!  MAY 5, 2008

Both
                  squirrells on 1 mount 2 Squirrels on 1 mount.  May be sold seperately for $300 each.
The grey squirrel is scratching his ear, the black squirrel is climbing down the log.  More pictures availabel upon request.

$500
Brn & Wht calf hide
 Tanned  hide - Brown and White calf hide
Flat hide - no head or feet
$125
Racoon hide
Tanned hide - Racoon
No feet
$100



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Gameheads


   
6 Point w/ 11 inch spread
RT, Semi Sneak
$350








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BIRDS




Golden Pheasant w/ wall hung base  
$250

NOTE - Wild ducks and geese CANNOT be sold.

Others available at different times - call or e-mail for information.

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Legal information - buying & selling taxidermy

In response to several questions on selling older mounts that are now protected under the 1975
Convention on Importation of Threatened and Endangered Species (CITES), I contacted the US Fish & Wildlife Service.  They gave me the following response -


Thank you for your message asking for information on our laws and regulations pertaining to the sale of wildlife mounts.  Our mission is, working with others, to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.  

You are correct that numerous species of birds in the United States are listed as protected in the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) and other wildlife mounts may be protected by other Federal laws.  

You can find the prohibitions in Section 16 USC §703, of the MBTA and if you go to the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Title 50, Part 10.13 you will find a list of the Migratory birds protected under the Act.  It is a violation of the MBTA to sell any mounted migratory bird, except in the case of migratory waterfowl that have been captive reared (bird farms) and the waterfowl has been identified as being captive  traised. (exoe clipped). Unfortunately, you cannot sell "pre-act" migratory birds.  

Our laws pertaining to the MBTA can be found on our website at:  http://www.fws.gov.   You can also print out a copy of the MBTA from our website.  Title 50 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part 10, includes a list of all the federally protected birds in North America.  This list can be found at the following website:  www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/cfr-table-search.html.  

With respect to wildlife mounts made from "pre-act" endangered species, they are not illegal to possess, however, unfortunately, you cannot sell them.  The Federal statute dealing with the prohibitions of the Endangered Species Act can be found in 16 USC 1538.  The Federal regulations dealing with the prohibitions will provide you with a list of animals and fish that are endangered and this list can be found in 50 CFR 17.  Both the statute and the regulations can be found at http://www.gpoaccess.gov.

It would be illegal to sell the endangered wildlife mount across State lines.  You could legally sell the wildlife mount within your State as long as there are no prohibitions of State law.  You should contact your local Department of Natural Resources to  inquire about any State prohibitions.  Contact information for State wildlife management agencies can be found on our website at: http://offices.fws.gov/statelinks.html  You could also donate any wildlife mounts to any person or entity (school, museum, etetc.  If you donate the wildlife mount you are not legally allowed to take a tax deduction because this would be treated as an interstate sale if the donation occurred across State lines.  There can be no monetary compensation for the donation of an endangered species product.



The complete list of mounts covered by the US Endangered Species Act can be found here -
http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~lrd/50f17a.html
To find out if there are any laws in your state regarding the sale or import/export of any mounted animal -
http://www.fws.gov/offices/statelinks.html

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 ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ
MOLON LABE PATCH
 
Come and Take Them

This 3" ROUND EMBROIDERED patch is a unique design is made for & sold exclusively by Simpson Taxidermy Studio.    We used  the classic Spartan helmet & Molon Labe in Greek letters along with the words - Pro Deo (For God) ~ Patria (Country) ~ Libertate (Liberty)

These patches are available in the studio or by mail.
$5 for the 1st one, $3.50 ea. for additional patches sent to the same address. 
Includes postage and info card.
Send payment by check to:

Simpson Taxidermy Studio
523 W. Main St.
Winneconne, WI 54986

OR - Send money via PayPal to studio@simpsontaxidermy.com
PayPal
Put Molon Labe in the subject line, include your address and # of patches.



What Does Molon Labe  Mean?
(pronounced ~ mo LONE LAH veh)

For those of us that are strong believers in the 2nd Amendment and our right to defend our homes, property and families - no words can sum it up better than the laconic phrase of King Leonidas I of Sparta to Xerxes I of Persia when demanded to lay down their arms and surrender, at the onset of the Battle of Thermopylae (480 BC).  "Molon Labe" (Come and Take) was the defiant response of the King of Sparta.  He would not surrender nor lay down his weapons.

Instead, the Spartans held Thermopylae for three days and, although they were ultimately annihilated, they inflicted serious damage upon the Persian army, and most importantly delayed its progress to Athens, providing sufficient time for the city's evacuation to the island of Salamis. Though a clear defeat, Thermopylae served as a moral victory and inspired the troops at the Battle of Salamis and the Battle of Plataea.

Molon labe has been repeated by many later generals and politicians in order to express an army's or nation's determination not to surrender. The motto ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ is on the emblem of the Greek First Army Corps, and is also the motto of United States Special Operations Command Central (SOCCENT).    The expression "Come and take it" was a slogan in the Texas Revolution.

In America, both the original Greek phrase and its English translation are often heard from pro-Second Amendment activists as a defense of the right to keep and bear arms. It began to appear on web sites in the late 1990s and early 2000s.   In the Second Amendment or firearms freedom context, the phrase expresses the notion that the person uttering the phrase is a strong believer in these ideals and will not surrender their firearms to anyone, including governmental authority.

Since 480 B.C this spirit of defiance in the face of  tyranny and overwhelming odds has been expressed in different words by different men, but the same truth comes through.

“The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government”   Thomas Jefferson


"Anyone who trades liberty for security deserves neither liberty nor security”   Benjamin Franklin

"It's better to die on your feet than to live on your knees."  Emiliano Zapata

The Armor of God
Ephesians 6:10
Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. 11 Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. 12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. 13 Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. 14 Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place, 15 and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. 16 In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. 17 Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.



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(actual size)

This 4" wide X 3.5" high EMBROIDERED patch is a unique design is made for & sold exclusively by Simpson Taxidermy Studio.

These patches are available in the studio or by mail.

$7.50 each - Includes postage ( up to 2 patches)
$8.00 USD each -  for up 2 patches mailed to Canada or overseas
inquire about reduced cost for additional patches sent to the same address. 


Send payment by check to:

Simpson Taxidermy Studio
523 W. Main St.
Winneconne, WI 54986

OR - Send money via PayPal to studio@simpsontaxidermy.com
PayPal

Put URAL Patch in the subject line, include your address and # of patches.


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