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Spanish Ibex (Capra pyrenaica pyrenaica), Sierra de Gredos, P Neame 1930, by Peter Spicer & Sons, Leamington, head mount, right horn 69cm, left horn 73cm, tip to tip 56cm, on wood shield with ivorine plaque inscribed Spanish Ibex 28 1/2 inch Sierra de Gredos P Neame 1930, the shield back stamped with taxidermist's name See illustration
These are record class horn measurements. Many of the horns recorded in Rowland Ward's Records of Big Game, indeed the world record example (34 3/8 inches) were taken in the famous Gredos hunting grounds.
Good throughout. 30/1/09