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Whale bone handles legality ?

Discussion in 'Custom & Handmade Knives' started by 72scatpack, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. 72scatpack


    Jun 3, 2011
    I assume in these times and days they are illegal to posess .went to Customs page couldn't find info . thanks Chris
  2. Raymond Richard

    Raymond Richard

    Jun 17, 2001
    Yes whale bone is illegal.
  3. Mark Knapp

    Mark Knapp Dealer / Materials Provider Dealer / Materials Provider

    Dec 20, 2009
    Ray is right about any whale bone taken after '72. What we call Fossil whale bone is legal to own and use for knife handles. Pre-ban whale bone is also legal, there are stipulations on both. You may not trade in any whale bone across state lines.
    Last edited: Jun 6, 2011
  4. 72scatpack


    Jun 3, 2011
    Thanks for the all the info . Cheers Chris

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