SVP 33rd Annual Benefit Auction and Social

Date: Friday, October 16, 2015

Time: 6:30pm – 11:30pm

Location: Hyatt Regency Dallas

Schedule of Events:

6:30pm            Start of Silent Auction

8:30pm            End of Silent Auction

9:00 pm           Start of Live Auction

11:30 pm         End of Live Auction

There will be hundreds of one-of-a-kind items for the bidding; no one should go away disappointed.  Remember to pack light and leave room in your bags. Start today by gathering items to donate for the auction. These may include fossil replicas, books, reprints, artwork, toys, t-shirts – use your imagination.  Fossils will not be accepted. Donate your own treasures – download the Auction Donation Form from the SVP website by clicking here.  Auction proceeds will go to the Legacy League of Funds.  A cash bar will be provided.

A minimum bid of $5.00 is required, with bids increasing by $1.00 increments.

For more information on the Auction, contact Auction Co-Chairs Brent H. Breithaupt at or Scott Williams at

Ship items for RECEIPT by Saturday, October 3, 2015. Please inform Anthony Fiorillo in advance of the shipment of any large items.

Anthony R. Fiorillo

Perot Musuem of Nature and Science
2201 North Field Street
Dallas, TX 75201

Live Auction items include:

Donation from Research Casting International (RCI) and University of Texas (Austin) A cast of the iconic Deinosuchus skull, valued at $8,500. Specimen is 72 inch long  x  39 inch wide  x 42 inch high.

Two donations from Triebold Paleontology Institute – Enchodus Western Interior Seaway Fish (wholesale value is $3,000), and a seaway turtle Chelosphargis juvenile, valued at $595.  Enchodus comes with stand, and can (preferably) be suspended for a permanent installation, and it will be crated and ready to ship by the end of the auction (standard wooden shipping crate).  Chelo will be in a cardboard box.


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