All our GVT guitars with Jacaranda da Bahia, Dalbergia Nigra are strictly subject to CITES control, UNDER CITES . We do not sell pieces, parts or lumber, they are used from our regularized stock only for our most prestigious guitars for the most enthusiastic and nostalgic. They must be patient, it is not easy, they are slow processes. All our Guitars will be properly certified with their CITES permits.
GVT MASTER SERIES OLD BRAZILIAN
GVT 1960 Double bound old Jacaranda slab board Dalbergia Nigra 18th century
GVT Double Cut Scotch 1961 18th Century Dalbergia Nigra / Brazilian SRV
What is CITES?
CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) is an international agreement between governments. Its aim is to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival.How does CITES applies to tone wood trade?The CITES agreement applies to certain tone wood we sell as all the Dalbergia species for instance. Most of the protected wood are in the CITES appendix II, these wood can be sold within European Union without CITES permit. The permit applies to exports outside the European Union and has a cost of 60 euro. The only wood specie in the Appendix I is Dalbergia nigra know as Brazilian rosewood, for Dalbergia nigra CITES permit is required in any case.The CITES permit takes approximately 5 - 6 weeks to be issued by the Spanish authorities CITES . Orders that needs CITES permit the shipping will be delayed until the permit is issued in your name and good for export.It is important to know that CITES permit applies to one transaction independently of the quantity of intruments , If you require further information please let us know by the email firstname.lastname@example.org For more information you can see as well the official CITES website: https://www.cites.org/eng