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All prices shown below do not include sales tax.

Animal Type

Prepared, beetle cleaning (50% deposit required)

Unprepared, beetle cleaning (50% deposit required)

Beetle cleaning, whitened, and clear coated (50% deposit required)

Beetle cleaning, whitened, clear coated, and plaque mount (50% deposit required)

Badger
Beaver
Bobcat
Coyote
Fox
Otter

$20.00

$30.00

Prepared $50.00

Unprepared $60.00

Prepared $95.00

Unprepared $105.00

Antelope
Black Bear
Boar
Cougar
Deer
Goat
Javelina
Ram (sheep)
Wolf

$60.00
($70.00 for hog or bear)

$85.00
($95.00 for hog or bear)

Prepared $110.00
($120.00 for prepared hog or bear)
Unprepared $135.00
($145.00 for unprepared hog or bear)

Prepared $160.00
($170.00 for prepared hog or bear)
Unprepared $185.00
($195.00 for unprepared hog or bear)

Bison
Brown Bear (Grizzly)
Caribou
Elk
Horse
Moose
Stag

$100.00

$150.00

Prepared $180.00

Unprepared $230.00

Price available upon request.

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Photo of a prepared skull.
  • Click here to view how to properly prepare a skull for a European mount
  • There will be an extra charge of $20.00 (or more, depending on condition of animal) for any unprepared skull that is in a rotten state.
  • All beetle cleanings include degreasing.
  • A prepared skull is one that has the hide, eyes, lower jaw (except predators) and brain removed.
  • An unprepared skull has all of the previously mentioned items still in tact.

Plaque choices:
Oak desk or wall mount

Cedar desk or wall mount

Weathered desk or wall mount

Cypress desk or wall mount

Walnut desk or wall mount ($10 more than other plaques) 

Matt's Skull Cleaning and European Mounts
Matt Nelsen
1919 East 21
st Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50317
(515)577-5165
mattsskullcleaning@gmail.com