| Create Account

Any words Exact Phrase
Enlarge Text
A A A

Tortoiseshell

Tortoiseshell is the shell of the tortoise. It has been used as inlay and to make small decorative objects since the seventeenth century. Some species of tortoise were put on the endangered species list in 1972, and new objects made from these shells cannot be sold legally. Tortex, a type of plastic, has been accepted as a replacement for tortoiseshell since the endangered species act banned the natural material.


SimpleXMLElement Object
(
    [ack] => Success
    [version] => 1.12.0
    [timestamp] => 2014-07-29T04:43:12.711Z
    [searchResult] => SimpleXMLElement Object
        (
            [@attributes] => Array
                (
                    [count] => 4
                )

            [item] => Array
                (
                    [0] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 151361792376
                            [title] => Antique German Silver Comb (Tortoise or Faux Tortoise Shell) and Case
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 105911
                                    [categoryName] => Brushes & Grooming Sets
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs1.ebaystatic.com/m/myTaY-GcYt73u5JOxxEaHgg/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=tortoiseshell&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=151361792376
                            [paymentMethod] => PayPal
                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => 15228
                            [location] => Pittsburgh,PA,USA
                            [country] => US
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 5.0
                                    [shippingType] => FlatDomesticCalculatedInternational
                                    [shipToLocations] => Array
                                        (
                                            [0] => AU
                                            [1] => JP
                                            [2] => TW
                                            [3] => HK
                                            [4] => Americas
                                            [5] => Europe
                                            [6] => ID
                                            [7] => ZA
                                            [8] => IL
                                            [9] => NZ
                                            [10] => SG
                                        )

                                    [expeditedShipping] => false
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 3
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 15.0
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 15.0
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P0DT9H43M28S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => true
                                    [buyItNowPrice] => 20.0
                                    [convertedBuyItNowPrice] => 20.0
                                    [startTime] => 2014-07-22T14:26:40.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2014-07-29T14:26:40.000Z
                                    [listingType] => AuctionWithBIN
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => true
                            [galleryPlusPictureURL] => http://galleryplus.ebayimg.com/ws/web/151361792376_1_0_1.jpg
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                    [1] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 390889871877
                            [title] => A Vintage Sterling Silver And Faux Tortoiseshell Hair Comb Birmingham 1962
                            [globalId] => EBAY-GB
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 105911
                                    [categoryName] => Brushes/ Grooming Sets
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs2.ebaystatic.com/m/mm0b5400NpMxXXIr67KbuKw/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=tortoiseshell&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=390889871877
                            [paymentMethod] => PayPal
                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => PO360JZ
                            [location] => United Kingdom
                            [country] => GB
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 8.4
                                    [shippingType] => Flat
                                    [shipToLocations] => Worldwide
                                    [expeditedShipping] => false
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 2
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 8.5
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 14.43
                                    [bidCount] => 10
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P0DT13H42M22S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => false
                                    [startTime] => 2014-07-19T18:25:34.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2014-07-29T18:25:34.000Z
                                    [listingType] => Auction
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => true
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                    [2] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 111421231456
                            [title] => Vintage Tortoise Shell Hair Comb 8 inches + More!
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 45220
                                    [categoryName] => Hair Accessories
                                )

                            [secondaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 12
                                    [categoryName] => Other
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs1.ebaystatic.com/m/myoamXZS_ZrOvovciatphOw/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=tortoiseshell&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=111421231456
                            [paymentMethod] => PayPal
                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => 54703
                            [location] => Eau Claire,WI,USA
                            [country] => US
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 4.0
                                    [shippingType] => Flat
                                    [shipToLocations] => US
                                    [expeditedShipping] => false
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 2
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 49.99
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 49.99
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P2DT14H53M20S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => false
                                    [startTime] => 2014-07-28T19:36:32.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2014-07-31T19:36:32.000Z
                                    [listingType] => Auction
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => false
                            [condition] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [conditionId] => 3000
                                    [conditionDisplayName] => Pre-owned
                                )

                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                    [3] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 281393940671
                            [title] => Antique Vtg Purse Comb faux tortoise shell pressed art scene pewter sheath LQQK
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 163058
                                    [categoryName] => Other
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs4.ebaystatic.com/m/mSq18peB1TzqUQUZdTdp5_w/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=tortoiseshell&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=281393940671
                            [paymentMethod] => PayPal
                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => 10701
                            [location] => Yonkers,NY,USA
                            [country] => US
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 0.0
                                    [shippingType] => Free
                                    [shipToLocations] => US
                                    [expeditedShipping] => false
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 1
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 42.99
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 42.99
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P2DT19H50M2S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => false
                                    [startTime] => 2014-07-25T00:33:14.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2014-08-01T00:33:14.000Z
                                    [listingType] => Auction
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => true
                            [galleryPlusPictureURL] => http://galleryplus.ebayimg.com/ws/web/281393940671_1_1_1.jpg
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                )

        )

    [paginationOutput] => SimpleXMLElement Object
        (
            [pageNumber] => 1
            [entriesPerPage] => 4
            [totalPages] => 2
            [totalEntries] => 6
        )

    [itemSearchURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=4&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=tortoiseshell&lgeo=1&mpre=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fsch%2Fi.html%3FLH_Auction%3D1%26_nkw%3DTortoiseshell%2BComb%26_ddo%3D1%26_ipg%3D4%26_mcats%3D870%257C20081%26_pgn%3D1%26_sop%3D1
)
strkey:tortoiseshell
metakey:Tortoiseshell Comb
870,20081
Details
Price
Login / Create Account for Price
Pattern or Item
Comb
Category
Description
Folding, Carved, Indian, Feathered Headdress, Jamaica, 1700s, 6 1/2 In.
Year Priced
2002

Get the latest collecting news

Enter you email below to receive for FREE the latest tips, antiques & collectibles news every Wednesday.

You can unsubscribe at any time. Please refer to our Privacy Policy or Contact us for more information.
Kovels Premium