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  1. Musical Instruments and CITES

    Importing, Exporting or Travelling with Musical Instruments: What you need to know about CITES regulations

    Musical instruments frequently contain parts made from endangered or threatened species of plants and animals. Some of the most common examples include:

    Elephant Ivory: Used for nuts and saddles on guitars, tuning pegs, bowed instrument and bagpipe fittings and also for inlays. This is an Appendix I species in which all international trade is strictly controlled. ...