Date: 11/14/20 4:43 am
From: Falconer Will <falconerwill07...>
Subject: Re: Follow up question on Antiques
Yes you are right I forgot about that. Have to have the Docs.

Will Weyant
Loysville, PA

-----Original Message-----
From: <kvanfleet...> <kvanfleet...>
Sent: Friday, November 13, 2020 7:44 AM
To: Falconer Will <falconerwill07...>
Cc: <PABIRDS...>
Subject: Re: [PABIRDS] Follow up question on Antiques

For items dated prior to the MBTA it is necessary to have a legal paper trail accompanying the item's documenting its history from point of origin forward. At least that's what was required with any donation of specimens/mounts etc. to the Vertebrate Museum at Shippensburg University when I was working there as part of my graduate assistantship. We currently do the same thing at Dickinson College.

Kim Van Fleet
Shermans Dale, PA


Quoting Falconer Will <falconerwill07...>:

> Yes I agree, Antique Road Show would have not showed it if it was
> after that date. They are pretty good about that.
>
> Will Weyant
> Loysville, PA
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bird discussion list for Pennsylvania <PABIRDS...>
> On Behalf Of reeser
> Sent: Thursday, November 12, 2020 6:00 PM
> To: <PABIRDS...>
> Subject: Follow up question on Antiques
>
> I've seen antique items on e.g. the Antiques Road Show that have bird
> feathers as part of an item, e.g. antique clothing, etc.  I'm guessing
> these items were made before the 1918 law was adopted. What should
> happen to these antiques when they are discovered now?
>
> Ellen
> <reeser...>
> Cumberland County, PA
>
 
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