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Wednesday, 14 May 2014 10:55

Antique Dealers Challenge Ivory Regulations

Antique ivory horn. Antique ivory horn.

Antique trade groups in the US have proposed reforms to new rules that make it illegal to sell ivory objects that were imported before 1982. Antiques made in the US that contain ivory are also prohibited from being sold. Neither type of object qualifies for the “antique exemption”, which allows the trade of objects more than 100 years old.

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