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467. Musical instruments of parts thereof,
pianoforte actions and parts thereof,
strings for musical instruments, not otherwise enumerated in
cases for musical instruments, pitch pipes, tuning forks, tuning hammers, and metronomes;
strings for musical instruments, composed wholly or in part of steel or other metal,
all the foregoing, .
..forty five per centum ad valorem.
468. Phonographs, gramophones, graphophones, and similar articles, or parts thereof,-_forty-five per centum ad valorem. 469. Violin rosin, in boxes or cases or otherwise,
twenty per centum ad valorem. 470. Paintings in oil or water colors, pastels, pen and ink drawings, and sculptures, not specially provided for in this section, fifteen per centum ad valorem; but the term " sculptures" as used in this Act shall be understood to include only such as are cut, carved, or otherwise. wrought by hand
from a solid block or mass of marble, stone, or alabaster, or from metal, and as are
the professional production of a sculptor only, and
the term "painting" as used in this Act shall be understood not to include such as are made wholly or in part by stenciling or other mechanical process.
471. Peat moss,
-one dollar per ton.
472. Pencils of paper or wood, or other material not metal, filled with lead or other material, and
pencils of lead,
..forty-five cents per gross and twentyfive per centum ad valorem;
slate pencils, covered with wood,
all other slate pencils, ...
thirty-five per centum ad valorem; three cents per one hundred.
473. Pencil leads not in wood, or other material,
three-fourths of one cent per ounce; one and one-fourth cents per ounce; two cents per ounce.
474. Photographic dry plates or films,
not otherwise specially provided for in this section,
twenty-five per centum ad valorem. .
Photographic film negatives,
imported in any form, for use in any way in connection with moving-picture exhibits,
or for making or reproducing pictures for such exhibits, and moving-picture films not developed or exposed, twenty-five per centum ad valorem.
Photographic film positives,
imported in any form, for use in any way in connection with moving-picture exhibits,
including herein all moving, motion, moto-photography or cinematography film pictures, prints, positives or duplicates of every kind and nature, and
of whatever substance made,
one and one-half cents per linear or running foot.
475. Pipes and smokers' articles: Common tobacco pipes and pipe bowls made wholly of clay, valued at not more than forty cents per gross,
fifteen cents per gross; ...fifty
other tobacco pipes and pipe bowls of clay,
cents per gross and twenty-five per centum ad valorem; other pipes and pipe bowls of whatever material composed, and all smokers' articles whatsoever, not specially provided for in this section, including
cigarette books, cigarette book covers,
pouches for smoking or chewing tobacco, and
cigarette paper in all forms, ... sixty per centum ad valorem. 476. Plows, tooth and disk harrows, harvesters, reapers, agricultural drills and planters,
mowers, horserakes, cultivators, threshing machines, and cotton gins, .fifteen per centum ad valorem: Provided, That any of the foregoing, when imported from any country, dependency, province, or colony which imposes no tax or duty on like articles imported from the United States, shall be imported ... - - - - free of duty.
477. Plush, black, known commercially as hatters' plush, composed of silk, or of silk and cotton, such as is used exclusively for making men's hats,
ten per centum ad valorem. 478. Umbrellas, parasols, and sunshades covered with material other than paper or lace, ..fifty per centum ad valorem.
Sticks for umbrellas, parasols, or sunshades, and
finished or unfinished, -
raw or unmanufactured articles, not enumerated or provided for in this section, a duty of.... ten per centum ad valorem, and on all articles manufactured, in whole or in part, not provided for in this section, a duty of
twenty per centum ad valorem. 481. That each and every imported article, not enumerated in this section, which is similar,
either in material, quality, texture, or the use to which it may be applied,
to any article enumerated in this section as chargeable with duty,
shall pay the same rate of duty which is levied on the enumerated article which it most resembles in any of the particulars before mentioned; and
if any nonenumerated article equally resembles two or more enumerated articles on which different rates of duty are chargeable,
there shall be levied on such nonenumerated article the same rate of duty as is chargeable on the article which it resembles paying the highest rate of duty; and
on articles not enumerated, manufactured of two or more materials, the
duty shall be assessed at the highest rate at which the same would be chargeable if composed wholly of the component material thereof of chief value; and
the words component material of chief value," wherever used in this section,
shall be held to mean that component material which shall exceed in value any other single component material of the article; and
the value of each component material shall be determined by the ascertained value of such material in its condition as found in the article.
If two or more rates of duty shall be applicable to any imported article, it shall pay duty at the highest of such rates.
That on and after the day following the passage of this
except as otherwise specially provided for in this Act,
the articles mentioned in the following paragraphs shall, when imported into the United States
or into any of its possessions (except the Philippine Islands and the islands of Guam and Tutuila),
be exempt from duty:
Arsenic or arsenious, benzoic, carbolic, fluoric,
hydrochloric or muriatic, nitric, phosphoric, phthalic, picric or nitropicric, prussic, silicic, and valerianic.
484. Acorns, raw, dried or undried, but unground. 485. Agates, unmanufactured.
486. Albumen, not specially provided for in this section. 487. Alizarin, natural or artificial, and
dyes derived from alizarin or from anthracin.
488. Amber, and amberoid unmanufactured, or
crude gum, gum Kauri, and gum Copal.
490. Ammonia, sulphate of.
491. Aniline salts,
492. Any animal imported by a citizen of the United States
specially for breeding purposes
shall be admitted free,
whether intended to be so used by the importer himself, or for sale for such purpose:
Provided, That no such animal shall be admitted free unless pure bred
of a recognized breed,
and duly registered in the book of record established for that breed:
And provided further, That certificate of such record and of the pedigree of such animal shall be produced and submitted to the customs officer,
duly authenticated by the proper custodian of such book of record,
together with the affidavit of the owner, agent, or importer that such animal is the identical animal described in said certificate of record and pedigree:
And provided further, That the Secretary of Agriculture shall determine and certify to the Secretary of the Treasury what are recognized breeds and pure bred animals under the provisions of this paragraph.
The Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe such additional regulations as may be required for the strict enforcement of this provision.
Cattle, horses, sheep, or other domestic animals
straying across the boundary line into any foreign country, or driven across such boundary line by the owner for temporary pasturage purposes only,
together with their offspring,
may be brought back to the United States
within six months
free of duty,
under regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury:
And provided further, That the provisions of this Act shall apply to all such animals as have been imported and
are in quarantine,
or otherwise in the custody of customs or other officers of the United States,
at the date of the passage of this Act.
493. Animals brought into the United States temporarily
for a period not exceeding six months,
for the purpose of breeding, exhibition or competition
for prizes offered by any agricultural, polo, or racing associa tion;
but a bond shall be given in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury;
also teams of animals, including
their harness and tackle and the wagons or other vehicles actually owned by persons emigrating from foreign countries to the United States with their families, and
in actual use for the purpose of such emigration
under such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe;
and wild animals intended for exhibition in zoological collections