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Message for Graeme!

Posted By: Emma Turner <emmasteve@clownloach.freeserve.co.uk>
Date: Saturday, 19 February 2005, at 11:43 a.m.

The March issue of PFK shows Vaillantella maassi on the 'Interesting Imports' page. The photo shows one of these at Tom Halvorsen Ltd, who as you may or may not know are a wholesaler in your neck-of-the-woods just north of Newcastle-upon-Tyne in a place called Newbiggin-by-the-Sea. Their website states that they will supply hobbyists as well as dealers, so if you are still after some of these chaps, they might still have them (the magazine isn't officially out till Feb 23rd). They are very expensive at around 40 each, but they state they are the only Vaillantella maasii in the country at the moment (although I'm sure that's a claim that is actu