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(815 ILCS 357/12)
The prohibitions under Section 10 shall not apply:
(1) When the animal part or product is part of a bona
(A) the animal part or product is less than 20%
by volume of the antique;
(B) the animal part or product is a fixed
component or components of a larger item and is not, in its current form, the primary source of value of the item; and
(C) the seller establishes by documentation that
the antique is not less than 100 years old.
(2) When the animal part or product is part of a
musical instrument, including, but not limited to, a string or wind instrument or piano, and that is less than 20% by volume of the instrument, and the owner or seller provides historical documentation demonstrating provenance and showing the item was manufactured no later than 1975.
(Source: P.A. 102-64, eff. 1-1-22